MOOCs is a bad idea, just like books. It turns out that this bad idea becomes one of the very first ideas to transform higher education, as witnessed in these few years.
If you build it, they will come, that is where internet was built, the itune was built, and now the MOOCs.
People will come, when there are super professors, elite institutions, and venture capital investors building up the MOOCs. People are yearning for knowledge, higher education, even though if it is costing them something, just that something they could afford.
People will watch the best professors of the elite institutions presenting their lectures, so far if they could access those videos for free, from any where in the world. They would be especially thankful, if they are from those developing or under-developing countries, who don’t even have access to Higher Education, or that they are too costly for them.
It is a great idea, coming from the freebies, as I have shared in my past post. Believe in MOOCs, that would be sustainable, if educators and venture capitalists, institutions are going to build it. Surely, there would be millions or billions of people coming, who are looking for free Higher Education.
MOOC is a great idea, not a bad one. Huh! It motivates people to get the best education in the world!
If you build MOOC, people will come. Just a matter of time, and how much you could invest into it.