MOOCs & £££s?

Interesting, contrasting experiences for a MOOC and a traditional course - and are universities likely to successfully monetise a MOOC? Musing about the contrast, I started wondering what Moocs were really about. In this I am not alone. Much has been written about Moocs, but there seems to be little…

MOOCs Galore?

Interested to know more about MOOCs: Depending on who you believe, massive open online courses (Moocs) are variously the bright future of university education, its onrushing nemesis, or just about anything on the spectrum in between. The basic structure of a Mooc is simple: a company or institution sets up…

Online Courses?

Are online courses a step in the right direction? for whom? While elite universities in the US and Europe may benefit financially from the emergence of online courses, smaller institutions and for-profit education companies could find themselves squeezed out, a report has claimed. According to Shifting Ground: Technology Begins to Alter…
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