This rise of the MOOC has spurred a reexamination of many entrenched higher education practices, such as the typical college course and how it's taught, The Huffington Post reports. MOOCs and other forms of nontraditional learning may have an even larger effect on the nature of diplomas and transcripts.

People's perceptions about what education is and what kinds of learning experiences matter are changing. The idea that learning occurs in many different environments -- and that out-of-classroom experiences are just as valuable as in-classroom ones -- is becoming more widely accepted. The question now is how to collect these diverse experiences...

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