The end of MOOCs and the future of education

Posted on January 17th, 2014

The Ubyssey, UBC’s student newspaper, provides an in-depth examination and explores various perspectives on UBC’s initial Coursera-based MOOCs, the broader flexible learning initiative, and the future of education. According to Gregor Kiczales, a UBC professor of computer science and a MOOC instructor, “All of higher education is going to be dramatically influenced by the emergence of the Internet as a channel between educators and learners. Exactly how that’s going to play out, nobody knows.”