Friday, October 19, 2012

Weirdness in the World of MOOCs

Minnesota Gives Coursera the Boot, Citing a Decades-Old Law

From The Chronicle Blog: Wired Campus
October 18, 2012, 4:56 am
Coursera offers free, online courses to people around the world, but if you live in Minnesota, company officials are urging you to log off or head for the border.
The state’s Office of Higher Education has informed the popular provider of massive open online courses, or MOOC’s, that Coursera is unwelcome in the state because it never got permission to operate there.


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