Haber explains the origins of MOOCs, what they consist of, the controversies surrounding them, and their possible future role in education. He proposes a new definition of MOOCs based on the culture of experimentation from which they emerged, and adds a student perspective missing in most MOOC discussion. -- BOOK COVER... Maryland, where over 1, 000 philosophy professors and graduate students gathered to give papers, discuss the field, and party and ... up my informal philosophy degree: whether or not MOOCs and other forms of free learning could ever provide the same level of education as what someone would receive by at- tending a traditional residential college program. ... But can insights regarding the rigor and scope of the 30+ individual courses taken over the course of a year be summed toanbsp;...
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