- Ball State University's new massive open online course "Gender Through Comic Books: A Super-MOOC" has now attracted 4,300 students.
- Joseph King, executive director of the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education, says that 3% of U.S. schools are offering MOOCs with 10% more working on them, though he questions how much students are learning and in what depth.
- Ball State state has also decided to offer two other MOOCs on film noir and pre-calculus algebra, which are each capped at 500 students.
From the article:
"... BSU is among the first schools to jump on the bandwagon. Less than 3 percent of U.S. institutions are offering MOOCs, though another 10 percent are developing them, according to Joseph King, executive director of the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education. ..."