Todd Bloom, chief academic officer at Hobsons, an education company, guest blogs on LearnMoreMN about what could be a challenging new responsibility for those schools using Massive Open Online Courses:
As institutions find creative ways to use MOOCs to broaden educational opportunities for all students, colleges and universities need to go a step beyond putting in place a credentialing process. Students in MOOCs need the same support as traditional students in developing an academic roadmap.
Read his full piece here.
About the blogger
Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.