Bill Gates has a message for community colleges: there's a spot waiting for them on the massive open online course (MOOC) bandwagon.
[caption id="attachment_59563" align="alignleft" width="229"] At a gathering of community college leaders, Bill Gates urges the educators to experiment with MOOCs. Many of those at the two-year institutions remain skeptical.[/caption]
It’s not often that the phrases MOOC and community college are paired together, and when they are, it’s not usually with a positive connotation.
Some detractors of the online courses have derided MOOCs for what they feel is an