According to the New York Times, 2012 was the year of the MOOC.
According to NPR's Eric Westervelt, 2013 might be called "the year that online education fell back to earth."
With criticisms mounting, MOOC providers are rethinking their platforms and searching for ways to provide the next iteration of online learning that provides more support and connection.
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Highered:International Timeline of Higher Education
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