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Clayton Christensen on MOOC Disruption

An important article written by Clayton Christensen and Michelle Weise appeared in yesterday’s Boston Globe that relates both to MOOCs (still the primary subject of this blog) and the Monday series I’ve been running lately on how MOOCs and other forms of free learning might provide today’s (or, more likely tomorrow’s) students options other than […]

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The MOOC Gorilla

When I started an economic discussion of MOOCs and what they’re worth, I anticipated someone would bring up the two-ton-ape economic controversy surrounding free online college-level courses: their impact on the traditional academy. I didn’t anticipate that this would coincide with yesterday’s story regarding the high-profile refusal of the Philosophy Department at San Jose University […]

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