Massively Open Online Courses a Joke

Jul 1, 2013 by

The “MOOC” is perceived as a major disruptive force in teaching, clearly one that the education world is talking about as hundreds of thousands of students across the globe log on to courses from some of the best professors on the planet. On Sunday, June 30, the debate continues regarding quality, economic efficiency, sustainability, and global reach. Moderated by MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell, a panel of edX President Anant Agarwal, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President Shirley Ann Jackson, and co-founder of Coursera Andrew Ng ask have MOOCs live up to the hype? Are MOOCs a viable alternative to the college campus education experience? Will our love affair with technology disrupt that one-on-one connection that so frequently brings learning to life?

via Will Massively Open Online Courses Transform The Way We Learn? (VIDEO).

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