What Grows when MOOCs Grow?
Posted: August 18, 2013 on Ian Bogost - videogame theory, criticism, designMOOCs scale for bankers and industrialists, not for students — You might want to read this New York Times article about Georgia Tech's new online masters degree in computer science. The article is pretty good, reasonably balanced, and looks at the issue from (almost) all sides. Notable side missing, as usual: what students think. Anyway, I've said enough about this whole MOOC thing, but I did want to highlight one excerpt from the NYT piece: The three leading MOOC providers, Udacity, Coursera and edX, have grown at a remarkable rate, adding hundreds of courses with dozens of college and university partners. But the path ahead is less clear, and all... (read more)
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