August 31, 2015
MOOCs and Universities are tricky. On one hand you have practicality, on another you have reputation. There are a lot of opinions out there. I do not pretend to know a lot but I try to read as much as I can.
Stephen Downes’ website (http://www.downes.ca) is quite a resource. You can read his blog or subscribe to his daily online learning e-mail newsletter if this is something that piques your interest
This article is also readable:
In a country with a developing economy such as the Philippines, Internet bandwidth’s a real issue. That said, the abundance of mobile phones poses a “different” opportunity. To paraphrase the book “The Spirituality of Imperfection”, don’t take MOOCs verbatim but seek out their intent.
There’s much to ruminate on.