Saturday, November 3, 2012

Massive Online Open Courses--now possible

Updated 11/3: The need for marketing
Image (c) New York Times
Writing and producing Massive Online Open Courses feels like The Next Big Thing.

A combination of three technologies--the Internet, cheap computers and free social media--make it possible to develop and produce MOOC courses cheaply and quickly.
Updated: The need for marketing
It doesn't matter how easy it is to write and produce a (potentially) massive online open course, or whether the tools or free. People have to hear about it, then sign up, then tell their friends before the course becomes massive. It all comes back to marketing. Again.

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