[...] "less than one cent of every tuition dollar went into instruction." Assessment was outsourced to "sub-professional" readers, who were paid on a piecework basis for each lesson they graded. He cites a 1926 survey that found that just 2.6% of students completed the correspondence courses they enrolled in. Sound familiar?
Tapping into the larger narrative about a so-called "skills shortage," MOOCs now promise to teach students to learn to code - at home, at their own pace - for "pleasure and profit."
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