Licensing request gives MOOC professor pause

Mitchell_Duneier
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When “star” MOOC professor Mitchell Duneier was approached by Coursera to license his course, Duneier decided to pull his support for the platform, stating “But I also don’t want to be part of a movement that is really about helping state universities achieve cost savings at the expense of their own faculty and students.” It appears this professor is enthusiastic about the potential of MOOCS, yet concerned that licensing agreements may also threaten state university faculty, students, and quality educational experiences.

Read more at The Chronicle of Higher Education…

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