Brick-to-click education is not a matter of if, but rather, now. In a constantly growing global community, education modalities are evolving to meet the demands of a knowledge-thirsty and driven population.
One approach to meet these demands is the development of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). MOOCs are intended to:
- Host large numbers of students.
- Accommodate an internationally diverse community.
- Increase access for students from non-traditional regions.
- Support international marketing and recruitment strategies for universities.
However, the almost-10-year experience with MOOCs has yielded mixed outcomes. The average retention rate for MOOCs is four percent of the enrolled class, which defeats the purpose of providing accessible, available, and equitable education.…Read More