By Pierre-Antoine Ullmo. MOOCs have just appeared and the big question has already been raised: are they sustainable? In other words, are they pedagogically adequate, institutionally relevant and financially viable? MOOCs are rupturing the norms of how we have taught and learned until now. They enable a fresh approach to continuing education. They demonstrate the irrelevance of existing quality standards. They demand a new approach to certification… One of the questions that comes up again and again refers to the business model. What is the business model for MOOCs? How much do they cost? What are the revenues? Simple questions but difficult to answer. More...