Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice



Why Do Smart People Do Dumb Things? Thinking about School Reform
Larry CubanLarry Cuban, Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom PracticeLarry Cuban on School Reform, Classroom Practice, 2012/12/24

I was asked for my take "on Cuban's labeling MOOC's at Stanford (and other schools) as a 'dumb thing.' Do you think that these high-level university MOOCs are missing the whole point of the MOOC anyway?" In my view, Cuban's article is a sleight of hand. He gives examples of people making the same mistake over and over. But the last example is responder-responder-MOOC. But a MOOC is nothing like a student  responder system in a lecture hall (see my longer response).

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