Monday, 27 May 2013

How MOOCs Are Changing Education

A documentary aired on the American program PBS Newshour explores some of the implications of the MOOC revolution while offering a peek behind the scene at Coursera, edX, Khan Academy and Udacity:


As well as interviews with MOOC pioneers Andrew Ng and Sebastian Thrun, the short segment also includes an interview with Susan Holmes, a Stanford maths professor representing the voice of the sceptics: “I don't think that you can give a Stanford education online, in the same way as I don't think that Facebook gives you a social life."

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