The MOOC’s fad and bubble: please tell us another story!

Posted: April 23, 2013 in Moodle MOOC posts

20 December 2012

A controversial argument worth reading about MOOCs in Inside HE blog:

«This massive commercial war on education is now launched and everyone is supposed to adopt a strategy to counter it, especially in Europe, and this is what the Times Higher Education reports for England’s Futurelearn consortium, which seems to follow exactly the same path, because the opinion economy is mostly a matter of provoking imitation, contagion and standard for the benefit of the first to enter the market.  What are the features of this attack on education business? Let’s check them and the ones that are missing and the comparison with any other marketing strategy will become clear.»

Read more: http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/globalhighered/moocs-fad-and-bubble-please-tell-us-another-story#ixzz2FaCrPmEX

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