MOOC and the Future of Higher Education
A chat with Stephen Downes about MOOC – Massive Open Online Courses. Why so much hype, where is the hope, and what role will these offerings play in the future of education? Desire2Learn is one of many sponsors for a MOOC that starts this fall with George Siemens, Stephen Downes, and a larger cast of characters. It is called the Current/Future State of Higher Education.