moocnewsandreviews.comBy Robert McGuire. The physiology MOOC I’m taking right now (Introductory Human Physiology. Duke University. Professors Emma Jakoi, Jennifer Carbrey. Coursera.) ran an interesting experiment with Google Hangouts the other day. The harsh truth is that it was a disaster with way too many tech problems, maddening to sit through if you were hoping to get much of real value out of it. But from the perspective of an experiment, it was quite intriguing and points to opportunities to make MOOCs even more like a traditional college classroom than they already are. Read more...