In response to this rather misguided article: Will MOOCs Destroy Academia?

When will people understand the difference between information and pedagogy? Information is there, it was there before MOOCs, it will be there after (the only difference being that it’s becoming ever and more accessible). MOOCs are merely emphasising the fact that there is no value in information, it should be accessible by all, for free! What we really need to ask is what is the value of pedagogy, what is the value of a university, what is the value of having face-to-face contact with an instructor, why the hell are we paying $40k a year to go to College? At the moment, it seems to me we’re buying an awfully overpriced designer label. And this is what needs to change.
P.S. nice moustache :{

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