MOOCs are not the Bad Guy

Sebastian Thrun announced last week that Udacity was going to be pivoting away from higher education to pursue corporate education partnerships.  And then the internet exploded. What has ensued has been a lot of football spiking and endzone dancing by people who felt that MOOCs were not the answer.  For instance, Jonathan Rees says “I […]

The Great Missed Opportunity

MOOCs, man. A lot has been said about Massive Open Online Courses over the past two years or so.  Thousands of academics, administrators, and policy makers have struggled to determine their value and efficacy, millions of students enrolled, and many, many education commentators and journalists held them up as the salvation or destruction of higher […]