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July 10, 2014

"What universities have in common with record labels"

"If you spent the 1990s plucking songs from a stack of cassettes to make the perfect mixtape, you probably welcomed innovations of the next decade that served your favorite albums up as individual songs, often for free. The internet’s power to unbundle content sparked a rapid transformation of the music industry, which today generates just over half of the $14 billion it did in 2000—and it’s doing the same thing to higher education."

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Jack PQ

Up to a point, yes. But people should not confuse "course" with "course contents." To do so would be to like calling food in the pantry "a meal". What's missing, obviously, is cooking.

And we've had MOOCs for a very long time. They're called libraries.

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