http://freethoughtblogs.com/physioprof/files/2012/12/physioproffe.jpgNeuro Polar Bear has a post up today mildly criticizing Tom “Suck This” Friedman’s pollyanna column about how MOOC-based higher education is going to “revolutionize” the higher education system.
Here is everything you need to know about MOOC-based education:
The goal of the MOOC (should be “mook”, cause it is designed by the plutocrats for the mooks) frenzy is twofold. First, it is to commoditize higher education, and allow big for-profit corporations to sink their blood funnels into the massive tuition/fees artery. Second, it is to provide cheaper, more uniform higher education to the proles, preparing them for life as corporate drones. Read more...