Big Red Car here. So, you don’t know what a MOOC is, do you?
A MOOC is a Massive Open Online Course and it is the promise of the Internet writ large.
In this instance, Texas State University in San Marcos — just a few miles south of Austin — has made it possible to use MOOCs to place out of a student’s entire freshman year. In effect, free tuition for your freshman year.
Hey, Big Red Car, that sounds like a revolutionary idea. Is it?
Well, yes, dear reader, it is. Let me ‘splain it to y’all. Continue reading