MOOC Mania Meets the Sober Reality of Education

See on Scoop.itEmerging Technologies in Vocational Education and Industry Training

What are the benefits for the vast majority of students who, for various reasons, are not able to benefit significantly from taking a MOOC? Indeed, can the technologies on which MOOCs are built offer any benefits to average students?

John Clayton‘s insight:

Again a signal that the juggernaught of the MOOC is slowing. However, the underlying issues of costs of educational delivery, the use of blended techniques and micro-credentialing / mass customisation remain. 

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