A new study by Cornell and Stanford supports the idea that MOOC completion rates are poor measurements of course success and that dividing MOOC participants into just “completers” and “dropouts” provides an incomplete picture of what students are actually doing in the courses.
Criticism of MOOCs has come from different corners, but one of the staunchest groups of MOOC detractors has undoubtedly been college professors.
Earlier this week, the MOOC Research Initiative released reports of 23 studies.
The price tag associated with higher education has been the subject of much discussion, with the near-unanimous conclusion that it is too high.
It seems that hardly a week goes by without some news about online education and/or MOOCs being good and/or bad.