MOOCs are damaging Mentoring?

Having spent a significant chunk of today talking about mentoring, an interesting piece to come across in Times Higher Ed: I have spent nearly my whole life, since kindergarten in 1956, in love with learning and teaching. I have derived lots of pleasure and satisfaction from thinking, reading, exploring new ideas, and trying to identify and then answer questions and solve problems. These are all to me social processes that need to be protected and nurtured…