The MOOC debate frequently omits discussing contingent faculty, rising tuition, or the need to restore public funding
What are we not talking about when we’re talking about MOOCs?
Back in January, I met with Melinda Welsh of the Sacramento News & Review to talk about MOOCs, and this week’s issue includes a few quotes from our discussion in a feature story: "MOOCs: High-tech hype, or the future of education?"
Among other things, the article quotes me on the way public fascination with MOOCs easily distracts us from more fundamental challenges to higher education. What are we not talking...