MOOCs Cater to Attention Span

According to several studies, the attention span of the average human being is about 10-15 minutes. Other studies say that the 15 minute attention span has declined over the last decade and reached an all-time low of 5 minutes. Still other studies are more optimistic...

How MOOCs Benefit Students With ADHD

There has been a lot of coverage about how MOOCs (massive open online courses) could revolutionize higher education. But the subject of how MOOCs benefit students with ADHD has received little attention. It is time to redress the balance a little bit.  But first let...

Learning About MOOCs – The Pros and Cons

Many parents and students are interested in learning about MOOCs (massive open online courses) and wonder whether they are really a valid option in higher education. In this post, I hope to point out what are the pros and cons. It also has implications for high school...