The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Sure, the pedagogy may not be perfect, but the alternative is much worse. The pedagogy of MOOCs will be enriched. Employers will consider certificates of completion meaningless, while maintaining a reserved suspicion over assessment scores. Content providers will wag the long tail. MOOCs get a bad rap. Dismissed as prescriptive, or teacher-centric, or unsocial, or something else, it’s like a badge of honour to espouse why you dislike MOOCs.

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The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Sure, the pedagogy may not be perfect, but the alternative is much worse. The pedagogy of MOOCs will be enriched. Employers will consider certificates of completion meaningless, while maintaining a reserved suspicion over assessment scores. Content providers will wag the long tail. MOOCs get a bad rap. Dismissed as prescriptive, or teacher-centric, or unsocial, or something else, it’s like a badge of honour to espouse why you dislike MOOCs.

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