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Sir John Daniel was vice-chancellor of the UK Open University, and his book on Mega-Universities changed how I thought about distance education and the significance of economics in making them successful. His essay on MOOCs is the most insightful I’ve yet read on the subject.
Making Sense of MOOCs: Musings in a Maze of Myth, Paradox and Possibility
by Sir John Daniel
MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) is the educational buzzword of 2012. Through a thoughtful analysis, Sir John Daniel discusses the myths, paradoxes and possibilities for MOOCs in the wider context of the evolution of educational technology and open/distance learning.