The Second Wave of MOOC Hype is Here, and it’s Online Degrees (EdSurge)

The Second Wave of MOOC Hype is Here, and it’s Online Degrees (EdSurge)

"In the past year or so there's been a flurry of announcements from the big MOOC providers involving new degree programs based around their online courses. Earlier this year, for instance, Coursera announced six new degrees, including the first-ever MOOC-based Bachelors."—Source: EdSurge

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WHY THIS MATTERS:

MOOC-based online degrees are on the rise, and they are generating a new level of hype around the model. Is this second round of hype warranted? Only time will tell. —Eduwire Editors