Even good, smart people lose their minds sometimes.
It turns out MOOC activity declines year-over-year in similar fashion to course participation per week, based on new research from MIT and Harvard.
Getting past rev-share vs. fee-for-service artificial dilemma; the real choice for OPM market may become low-cost vs. full-cost online degrees
Purdue/ Kaplan, Grand Canyon, Ashford U all going “nonprofit”, Coursera focuses on degrees – the common theme of recent for-profit and MOOC news? The OPM market.
The transformation is complete – per Class Central, big MOOCs are now focused on professional dev certificates and OPM market.
Keith Devlin is a professor of mathematics at Stanford who has taken a keen interest in mathematics education. He is particularly interested in how people learn and what constitutes effective teaching. As a side note, e-Literate interviewed Keith as part of the MOOC Research Initiative in 2013.1 In his response to a question posed by […]
Last week I had a post in the Chronicle titled “MOOCs Are Dead. Long Live Online Higher Education.” triggered by the departure of Daphne Koller from her day-to-day role at Coursera. Mr. Ng left Coursera in 2014 for Baidu, focusing on deep learning research. Mr. Thrun stepped down as chief executive of Udacity in April of […]