Is Online Education Widening the Digital Divide?

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Universities across the country are experimenting with MOOCs (massive open online courses) as a way to make higher education more affordable and accessible to all students. The premise of MOOCs has,…

Susan Grigsby‘s insight:

My take-away was this highlighted quote: “We’ve got this strange sort of upstairs/downstairs situation where the lower-class people could look at how the upper-class people were being educated.”

Are MOOCs really providing lower-classes an Ivy League education or are they just letting them see what it looks like? Interesting perspective.

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