Massive open online courses are the educational happening of the moment. Everyone wants in. No one is quite sure what they’re getting into.
John Hibbs calls our attention to this article. In his words:
"Today's NYTimes had a special 38 page section called "Education
Live" which I believe is published quarterly. On the cover - no
surprise - was the photo of a rabbit which was wearing eye glasses ---
looking through double O's in the acronym MOOC.
The text above and below the rabbit reads:
Massive and Multiplying
The latest word in online learning -- MOOC'
toward the bottom the words
Merit badges, Mozilla Style"