The discussion of MOOCs continues in higher education. Are we seeing a backlash or just another evolution of the MOOC concept? Below is a list of interesting articles for 2014! I’ll update this list as the year goes on.
“MOOCs: Glorified Online Correspondence Courses?”
— “… before MOOCs begin transforming the manner in which higher education operates in the United States, there are at least a few current educational policies and practices that will hinder the advancement of MOOCs.”
Campus Technology “Breaking the MOOC Model”
— The possibilities of a blended MOOC (and something called BOOC’s).
“Doubts About MOOCs Continue to Rise, Survey Finds”
— “An annual survey’s findings reveal growing skepticism among academic leaders about the long-term prospects for massive open online courses.”
“Innovation in 2014: Welcome to the Evolution”
— “Instead of calling MOOCs a failure, combine them with other pioneering ideas to help higher education evolve.”
“MOOCs: Been There, Done That”
— “Why should massive open online courses fare any better than their extinct predecessors?”
Inside Higher Ed “MOOC Mess”
— Last year was the year of the MOOC. This year is shaping up as the year of MOOC criticism…