PCAST to Obama: Hands Off MOOCs, Fund Online Teaching and Learning Research

President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST)
President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST)

The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) has submitted a letter to President Obama that calls for a hands off approach to MOOCs, recommending market forces be allowed to shape their current development. Also, regional accrediting bodies are advised to be flexible in responses to educational innovation, while the importance of funding more research into online learning environments is underscored.

PCAST infographic

Read more at The Chronicle of Higher Education…

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