There's been a lot of talk about MOOCs revolutionizing higher ed. Steve Kolowich argues in The Chronicle that this revolution may be damped by market and legislative forces, turning MOOCs into more of a subservient role to existing credit-granting institutions.
This article presents several perspectives on MOOC attrition rates - what do they signify? Is a 95% dropout rate really bad? When referring to traditional, brick-and-mortar college classes, what can we accurately compare a MOOC dropout rate to?
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have been making waves ever since Sebastrian Thrun and Peter Norvig's course on AI enrolled 165,000 students in 2011. Key questions include: