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    The Future of Online Courses

    Massive open online courses, or MOOCs- free courses providing no credit without a limit on class capacity- have really taken off this year, with both universities and companies offering them. Unlike what students are generally familiar with when they think of online courses, literally anyone with an internet connection can take MOOCs, even people outside the country. Naturally, with enough publicity, the number of students enrolled in these classes can and has reached the thousands. In fact, millions of students have enrolled in the hundreds of MOOCs offered. A lot of the companies providing the courses are even planning to start charging for proctored exams, credits and certificates. Given how…