By Lika Balenovich. With an ocean between them, connected via Skype, Kris Olds and Susan Robertson have spent the past year discussing the concept for their new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Globalizing Higher Education and Research for the 'Knowledge Economy.'
Olds, a professor of geography at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Robertson, a professor of the Sociology of Education at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom, launched their first MOOC to learners from around the world this week. More...