Massive Open Online Courses (AACU)

The authors of this issue’s featured articles take a hard look at the phenomenon of the MOOC, the hype surrounding it, and its relation to the aims and purposes of both liberal learning and democratic education. Other authors provide a critique of competency-based education, take stock of the achievements and shortcomings of European educational reform fifteen years into the Bologna Process, propose a new field of interfaith studies, call for educators to promote civil discourse, and reflect on the “liberating” aspects of a liberal education.

By Carol Geary Schneider

Aaron Bady

Scott L. Newstok

Leland Carver and Laura M. Harrison

Johann N. Neem

Paul L. Gaston

Eboo Patel

Andrea Leskes

Robert A. Scott


About Ryan C. Fowler

Ryan is a curricular fellow at the Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington D.C. He also teaches at Franklin and Marshall College and Lancaster Theological Seminary.
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