Are MOOCs Really the Future of the University? Let’s crowdsource some better answers.

In the last few weeks, faculty at universities from Amherst to Duke to San Jose State have been pushing back at the incursion of MOOCs on their campuses.  The San Jose professors offered this reason: that giving in to MOOCs now means that “public universities that have so long and successfully served the students and citizens of California will be dismantled, and what remains of them will become a hodgepodge branch of private companies.’   Point well taken!……as are most all of Cathy N. Davidson’s views on higher education during this time of disruption.  Her article is on Edsurge here.