The Battle Over Education: Why MOOCs are Not the Answer
By Dennis Loo (6/5/13)
MOOCs are Massive Open Online Classes and are being touted by many administrators, public officials, and business-types as the solution to the costs and access problems in higher education. Adam Kessler, a hedge fund manager, has an article in the Wall Street Journal entitled "Professors Are About to Get an Online Education." What does a hedge fund manager know about education? Judging from Mr. Kessler's comments, a lot. Or at least that is what he thinks. For my commentary on it, see here.