MOOCs? The acronym stands for massive open online courses: the free online courses taught by professors at leading universities, The Huffington Post reports.

MOOC business model problems

  • Cheating: Professors can't tell just how much students rely on Google for help during an exam. A proposed solution has been that students take exams at regional testing centers, but barriers to this include: access to these centers especially in multiple countries, cost and convenience - after all these are free courses.

  • Student identity: Who's to say the person taking the test isn't an imposter and not the person who will actually get the grade?

  • Completion rate:...

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