It has become a platitude by now to say that massive open online courses largely failed to achieve the promise many advocates saw to expand access to high-quality education democratically throughout the world.

 

But now two researchers have provided the analysis and data to prove it.

Source: Study offers data to show MOOCs didn’t achieve their goals

MOOCs still have an issue with very low completion rates. There has been work done to increase these rates, but more work is needed.

And to think, in the past I’ve been mocked when I suggested that email would make a good LMS…