From IHE, universities that have made names for themselves in the market for “conventional” online programs are trying to sort out how high-profile “MOOCs” (i.e., Massive Open Online Courses) could affect their own positions; and Steve Kolowich on riding the MOOC wave. Ken Mondschein on how online “universities” are beginning to scam professors. Kevin Carey on the MOOC-led meritocracy (and more). Colleges ain’t what they used to be: Educational achievement has been stagnant for three decades — can online learning help? Yes, MOOC is the global higher education game changer. The body and the classroom: Robert Wyllie and Steven Knepper on phenomenology and online learning. Investors are pouring millions in online education — but does it get students jobs? David Youngberg on why online education won't replace college. What is the future of college education? Top American universities are offering courses online for free — going to college will never be the same again (and more). Silicon Valley has failed to breach the walls of higher education with disruptive technology, but the tide of battle is changing. Steve Krause on comparing talking MOOCs. Dennis Prager launches an online “college” to combat liberal bias.

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