1. Rice courses available for free on Coursera and EdX - The Rice Thresher

    Rice courses available for free on Coursera and EdX - The Rice Thresher

    While the objective of a MOOC is to simply expose people to a new topic, this vastly differs from a traditional classroom, or even from online for-credit courses. Often, there are logistical limitations to how far a MOOC can go. “The problem with ...

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    1. The ones I've made have been the real Rice class, I focus very much on making it the real Rice experience.
    2. The way I set mine up, there's the discussion forum and it's categorized into the different discussions about each and every question in the whole class.
    3. They're two very different things that have very different objectives.
    4. I think [online courses will] eventually be a substitution, I told my students this semester that this thing we're doing – where they come here, me talk at them [...] I told them were the last generation that's going to do that.