MOOCs are an interesting development because the are free and a number of leading institutions have jumped on board, that that doesn’t improve delivery of existing courses.
Universities are struggling with large classes and looking for ways to economically improvement in engagement. The University of Michigan studied the interactive classroom and found their participation rates among students going up from 3 percent to over 65 percent using some of Echo’s Active Learning Interactive Classroom Tools. (Echo recently acquired LectureTools from Dr. Perry.)