MOOCs , also stated as one of the near term trend in education by NMC Horizon Report for Higher Education have seen sudden rise in popularity. But skeptics can’t help but wonder: Are MOOCs worth all of the hype?
According to one report, Academic Leaders remain unconvinced that MOOCs represent a sustainable method for offering online courses.
According to a survey,
- 32.7 % said they had no plans to offer MOOCs
- 55 % of the institutions are unclear about their plans to offer MOOCs
- 9.4 % said they were in the planning stages to offer MOOCs
- And, 2.6% said they currently offer a MOOC
Edtech companies like Coursera , edX, Udacity, and Udemy are of different types like for profit, and nonprofit, but all have been popular in the year of 2012 and are expected to innovate and grow even in the year 2013.
Check out this infographic by OnlineColleges.net to know about the major concerns related to MOOCs.