[Irtalk] MOOCs Rise from the Ashes | The Scholarly Kitchen

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 13:19:39 SAST 2015

Have the MOOCs changed the fundamental experience of undergraduates at
Harvard, Amherst, Pomona, and Yale? No, and that’s the distraction.
Meanwhile, the students at less prestigious institutions are taking more
and more courses online; enrollment is growing; online education has found
a foothold in the education marketplace.* The MOOCs have not faded away,
but they have been transformed to meet the actual needs of the non-elite
students, who make up the majority.*

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