Google MOOC site: 'More of the same'?

Google's much ballyhooed partnership with edX could be a big step for MOOCs, but not unless it changes public perception of the massive courses. “Just the tech side of this isn't where the upside is,” said David E. Goldberg, a former professor of entrepreneurial engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. “Addressing what’s on the screen, that’s just some more of the same. But the possibilities of reaching screens and hearts? Now you're talking.” We also have a bonus story on employers' perception of online degrees.



Google and edX Create a MOOC Site for the Rest of Us

"The new Web site, MOOC.org, will provide tools and a platform that will "allow any academic institution, business, and individual to create and host online courses.” | 0 Comments

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