What Disruption? Online Education and the Status Quo – PC Mag

William Fenton: Despite grandiloquent claims about changing education—or the world—today’s most popular online courses largely reinforce the status quo of higher education. This isn’t to say that online courses aren’t useful for many learners. As I have stressed in my reviews of edX, Coursera, Khan Academy, Udemy, and Udacity, online courses provide the tools with which adult learners, particularly tech-savvy self-starters, can pursue continuing education at little or no cost. “

Source: mobile.pcmag.com

Here is a brief, lucid and experience based review of MOOCs as they are today.

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One thought on “What Disruption? Online Education and the Status Quo – PC Mag

  1. senguptaphysics

    I agree with William that blended course are by far the most interesting mode of online learning. It is a matter of time when the MOOCs will also try to incorporate this style. Possibility of charging for real time interaction is not ruled out.

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