Are MOOCs Sustainable? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Recently the popularity of massive open online courses (MOOCs) has risen dramatically. It’s like they’re the latest and greatest thing since sliced bread (which is still great if you ask me). What’s not to like? They’re free and you can sign up with just the click of a button. What could go wrong with that? Well, a lot.

As Coursera co-founder Daphne Koller points out “participation, completion and dropout rates of this online population” are definite concerns around this new educational model. Check out this infographic for more information.

The Dark Side of MOOCs Infographic
This infographic originally appeared in Online Colleges.

Scott Cornell

When he’s not knee deep in blogging and all things tech, Scott spends his free time playing ultimate Frisbee and watching foreign films. An expert in emerging tech trends, Scott always has his ear to ground for breaking news related to IT security.