The World is Not Flat – MOOCs may eye the world market, but does the world want them?


This goal of “democratizing education” using technology is gaining popular appeal among investors, some professors, pundits, politicians and the public amid the recent craze for massive open online courses, or MOOCs. But some scholars question whether an American-based effort can do this. While MOOCs are new, scholars have wrestled with questions about cultural barriers for years in the OER community.”

Read the whole article at Inside Higher Ed here.