A recent study of massive open online courses, known as "MOOCs," found that only about 4 percent of the million users tracked actually completed their courses. Earlier this year, San Jose State suspended its online courses after poor results, including one math class where fewer than a quarter of the students got a passing grade. We discuss the future of online classes.
Reevaluating the Future of Online Education
Laura Perna, professor of higher education at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and co-author of the recent study on MOOCs
Sebastian Thrun, CEO and founder of Udacity
Peter Hadreas, chair of the Philosophy Department at San Jose State University