The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Involving little more than knowledge transmission and perhaps a quiz at the end, the xMOOC is widely seen as replicating old-fashioned lectures and exams. Countries that currently attract foreign students to their shores will need to brace for the impact on their local economies, as an ever-increasing proportion of students choose to gain an international education without leaving their home country. Offshoring will become the rule, not the exception. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Involving little more than knowledge transmission and perhaps a quiz at the end, the xMOOC is widely seen as replicating old-fashioned lectures and exams. Countries that currently attract foreign students to their shores will need to brace for the impact on their local economies, as an ever-increasing proportion of students choose to gain an international education without leaving their home country. Offshoring will become the rule, not the exception. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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