The CITE, a blog published by the National Association of College Stores, takes a look at the intersection of education and technology, highlighting issues that range from course materials to learning delivery to the student experience. Comments, discussion, feedback, and ideas are welcome.

Friday, August 2, 2013

MOOCs Go Primetime on The Colbert Report

As president of edX, Anant Agarwal is something of an evangelist for massive open online courses (MOOCs). He recently took the message to Comedy Central with an appearance on The Colbert Report. Once onstage, host Stephen Colbert told him that if he owned a shoe store and Agarwal was an employee who wanted to give away product for free, “I would fire you and throw shoes at your head.”

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