MOOCs as Academic Currency: A Conversation with Gordon Rogers
Dr. Rod Berger sat down with Gordon Rogers, a veteran of startups in the field of digital education and learning management, to talk about MOOCs. In his op-ed MOOCs and Credentialing: A Revolutionary Perspective, Rogers talks about the challenges MOOCs face proving their worth as “academic currency.” In this interview, he expands upon that line of thinking and answers questions about the challenges that MOOCs face in academia, business and the general public. Rogers sees MOOCs as a promising way to expand education access. He offers advice to institutions and organizations that may be resistant to the new wave of online learning.