By Jessica Leber. From China to Saudi Arabia, nations are translating, adapting, and creating MOOCs to fit their own unique needs.
At a recent event at the United Nations about education accessibility in the developing world, Anant Agarwal, CEO of the open-source online-learning platform edX and a former MIT computer scientist, heard one word too much for his liking.
“The most-used word was ‘hegemony.’ MOOCs are criticized: Is this U.S. hegemony in action?” he says. More...