Who are the rockstar professors of massive open online courses?
Much has been written about how massive open online courses (MOOCs) have given rise to a cast of so-called "rockstar professors."
While rockstar professors aren't actually a new concept, their star power has always been more-or-less confined to the campus where they teach -- unless, of course, they get their own TV show, like this guy -->.
MOOCs, however, have given these other charismatic professors a global stage in which to teach and -- for better or worse -- to entertain.
Writing for the New York Times last...