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Money Models For MOOCs

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Considering new business models for massive open online courses.

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Melissa Cayer

"In the context of MOOCs, tutoring can be partially automated and students can learn from each other." From the censorship of comments that I have seen here, I doubt it.
-Melissa Cayer


There is a new university. University of Southeastern Florida states that they are the first university who offer credits on the MOOCs courses for a profit. I think they are peggybacking on top univeristies and defeat the purposes of free learning. Besides this universdity is not even accredited just registered in Florida as a business for profit company.

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