Are MOOCs the “digital albums” of education?

From standard education to “marginal learning”.

Tuning in to MOOCs, learning from the music evolution.

What is a music album? It’s is a thoughtful combination of sound and meaning crafted by an artist. Here’s the full (possible) story when we compare it with Massive Open Online Courses:

Unbundling the MOOC to make its components more relevant: the concept of “marginal learning”.

MOOCs provide a great opportunity for learning, for nearly no cost. Yet, they are still a monolithic learning system: MOOCs will let you access content you don’t necessarily need, in a way you don’t necessarily embrace, at a pace you don’t necessarily want. If you compare MOOC to a brick wall, they are perfect for breaking into smaller pieces and rearranging them to suit your desired learning path.

Marginal learning opportunities

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Chief Operating Officer at CodeControl.io, the best on-demand freelance talent platform.