10:09pm

Mon March 4, 2013
City Visions: March 11, 2013

Online U: How the Web Could Change Higher Education in California



An exploration of the growing interest in massive open online courses, or MOOCs. Many of the leaders in the MOOC field are located here in the Bay Area, from tech start ups to faculty members. 

Will some college courses be replaced by MOOCs?
Credit http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/


Do these experimental courses in online learning offer a new model for college education in California? Or are MOOCs just an education fad that is gaining speed without consideration for quality or student experience?  Host Joseph Pace and guests discuss these questions and more.


Guests:


Dean Florez, 20 Million Minds Foundation


Ellen Junn, Provost, San Jose State University


Clarissa Shen, Udacity.com


Producer: Victoria Thorp

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