MOOCs Part Two - Thinking about potential solutions

09 December 2014

Last week, I covered a number of problems that MOOCs currently face in an attempt to grow and eventually monetize. So, what should MOOCs try to become more profitable? Here are some potential changes that could help:

Overall, MOOCs have grown on a great promise of providing access to the world's knowledge. There's been a lot of progress on the content side, with hundreds of new courses popping up on even just the biggest MOOC platforms. However, if these organizations want to become independently profitable (which is by no means a necessity - they could go not-for-profit, or be a non-profit part of other institutions), something's going to have to change soon.

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