MOOCs, Hype, and the Precarious State of Higher Ed: Futurist Bryan Alexander

Howard Rheingold, Jun 11, 2013
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Howard Rheingoild interviews Bryan Alexander in this wide-ranging 24-minute video (with text-intro, if you're rushed) on the fuiture of MOOCs. Writes Rheingold, "the ballyhooed arrival of free MOOCs into this frightening intersection of economic, intellectual, and social forces has ignited debate about the future of universities. The Reedie in me asks: What is the place of liberal arts ideals in an atmosphere like this?"

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