Monday, December 17, 2012

Audrey Watters writes: “Massive Open Online Courses. MOOCs. This was, without a doubt, the most important and talked-about trend in education technology this year. The trend started to pick up in late 2011 with the huge enrolment in the three computer-science courses that Stanford offered for free online during the fall semester, along with the announcement of MITx in December. Add to that the increasing costs of college tuition and arguments that there’s a ‘higher education bubble,’ and the promise of a free online university education obviously hit a nerve.”...

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http://hackeducation.com/2012/12/03/top-ed-tech-trends-of-2012-moocs/