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TED Talks: Season 2014

2014x17 Anant Agarwal: Why massive open online courses (still) matter
TV-PG

  • 2014-01-27T05:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

2013 was a year of hype for MOOCs (massive open online courses). Great big numbers and great big hopes were followed by some disappointing first results. But the head of edX, Anant Agarwal, makes the case that MOOCs still matter — as a way to share high-level learning widely and supplement (but perhaps not replace) traditional classrooms. Agarwal shares his vision of blended learning, where teachers create the ideal learning experience for 21st century students.

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