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.