And this from the makers of Windows Vista:
The sensible part of the article is hidden deep inside the text:
“All of which is certainly a recipe for reform. When it comes to what is actually being unbundled, though, there’s something paradoxically conservative about most MOOCs: recorded lectures, online tests, digital documents, and blue chip institutional endorsements. As the author and technology theorist Ian Bogost argued earlier this year, “if the lecture was such a bad format in the industrial age, why does it suddenly get celebrated once digitized and streamed into a web browser in the information age?”
And the answer to this rhetorical question is: so the poor dumb asses think because they can access and then save the information they are “learning”.
Dumbing down, lads, dumbing down.