Will Massively Open Online Courses Transform the Way We Learn?

The MOOC is perceived as a major disruptive force in teaching, clearly one that the education world is talking about as hundreds of thousands of students across the globe log on to courses from some of the best professors on the planet. The debate is underway regarding quality, economic efficiency, sustainability, and global reach. Will MOOCs live up to the hype? Are MOOCs a viable alternative to the college campus education experience? Will our love affair with technology disrupt that one-on-one connection that so frequently brings learning to life? Co-presented with NBC News' "Education Nation"

Festival: 2013

Watch and Listen: Education

Robert Runcie always hoped that the students of his district would have a chance to participate in the national... See more
The Aspen College Excellence Program aims to expand the number of excellent community colleges, to increase opportunity... See more
Join Sal Khan as he shares the inspiring story of how he founded Khan Academy, a nonprofit organization that is now... See more
What is a university if not a true marketplace of ideas — a place where scholarly pursuits in history, science,... See more
Join Richard Barth, CEO of the KIPP Foundation, and Rich Buery, chief of policy and public affairs for the KIPP... See more
The genius of artificial intelligence (AI) is its capacity to swiftly mine repositories of data, such as the vast... See more

Pages