By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Truths about MOOCs, Rees v Chait, and a bunch of other MOOC article links
Steve Krause, stevendkrause.com, July 29, 2013
In a longish and comprehensive piece covering most of the recent (ie., last week's) coverage of MOOCs Steve Krause tries to set the record with 'two truths' about MOOCs:
- Truth #1: MOOCs and Online Education are NOT the same thing.
- Truth #2: Broadly speaking, there are MOOCs and then there are MOOCs.
While I appreciate the effort, I have to say from my experience with media that there's probably no repairing the dostortions and exaggerations. More...