Time for Change: MOOCs and Learning Technology
SEPTEMBER 30, 2013
These new businesses started developing expert-led courses that cover typical university or college-level topics like introduction to computer science, psychology, history and many more. The demand for MOOCs stems from an enormous appetite for branded, high-quality education among students around the world who cannot afford expensive private education. Around the year 2000, investors plowed more than $800 million into educational startups.