New Frontiers in Instructional Design: Are Moocs Working?

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are the subject of a lot debate: Will they be a disruptive technology for universities? Will they take over the trainer’s job in corporate organizations? From a higher education perspective, it’s easy to see the selling point for students. MOOCs are cheaper, self-paced and students can complete the courses on their own time. But from polling different levels of leaders, MOOCs are a cold academic experience. The lack of peer-to-peer interaction ma...
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