"'What’s the completion rate for your online courses?'
As an instructional designer who has been building MOOCs for the past five years, I’ve been asked this question more times than I count. It’s depressing shorthand for skepticism about online education in general."—Source: EdSurge
WHY THIS MATTERS:
MOOCs aren't your typical learning model, so why do we try to frame their effectiveness using metrics that overlook the fundamental nature of online courses at scale? EdSurge makes a cogent case for reevaluating MOOCs for what they are — digital content.