Are free online courses falling short of their promise?

Hello everyone. I am back to posting again. I read an interesting article today about MOOCs. The main argument is that MOOCs have failed to deliver on their promise. This type of article seems to come up often, but this one is worth reading and considering. MOOC advocates will probably say, “We haven’t had enough time yet” or “But traditional schools are also falling short of that promise, why go after us!”

Here is an interesting quote from the end of the article:

“MOOCs are great for marketing,” Mr. Udell said. “But that’s just capitalism, and a convenient, easy way of doing things—just not for actual education.”

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