Our annotation of this logo reflects on the emergence of MOOCs in our current cultural moment. We touch on several themes in this discussion: failure rates, scalability, and surveillance. We conclude with questions about the future and potential of MOOCs and the importance of precise definitions of participation.
To explore discussions of what MOOCs might offer to students, what drawbacks MOOCs might present, and how universities should respond to MOOCs, go to any of these sections: "E": What do MOOCs offer students?; "D": What are the drawbacks of MOOCs?; and "U": How should universities respond?