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The MOOCs Are Coming! The MOOCS Are Coming?
John F. Schwaller
Professor at the State University of New York
Every few years or decades, some new idea threatens to revolutionize higher education and right now that is the MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) just about the hottest idea around.
Caveat E-Emptor -- Let the Online Student Beware
Professor of the Practice and Former Dean, Boston University's...
When it comes to online learning, the public conflates a complex and varied attempt at innovation into one gross oversimplification.
Why a Liberal Arts School Has Joined Coursera
President, Wesleyan University
The idea that Wesleyan will be offering free, massive online classes will strike some as paradoxical. We are a small university at which almost three quarters of the courses are taught in an interactive, seminar style. How is that related to online learning?
Massive Online Open Courses: From McLuhan to MOOC
Jonathan D. Moreno
Professor at the University of Pennsylvania
The precise contours of the massive online open courses experience and its implications for higher education remain a mystery to everyone, including the investors, institutions and instructors.
Community College Students Value Internet Access Above All Else: Survey
Narrowing the Digital Divide
President, the American University of Nigeria (AUN)
The world's educational resources increasingly are in the palm of our hand. The only question is whether we can envision and create a new educational world where all children have access to the world's knowledge.
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