by Stetve Kolowich
"The developer of the first massive open online course sees value in learning through personal connections, just as members of his Mennonite community did when he was a child."
Jim Lerman's insight:
An informative portrait of Siemens, one of the world's leading independent thinkers and doers regarding technology applied to education. Article describes his new role as head of a Gates foundation-supported initiative to study specific questions regarding MOOCs, particularly what their strengths may be.