Now that I’m the Academic Director for online learning at Berkeley, I figured it’s OK to raise my voice a little about what I think is good about MOOCs. The following was submitted as a “Viewpoint” (op-ed) to Communications of the ACM, in response to editor-in-chief Moshe Vardi’s article on “Will MOOCs Destroy Academia?” in the November 2012 issue.
Viewpoint: MOOC Mythbusting
 The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) and Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) are standardized tests that are part of most students’ applications to American graduate and undergraduate programs respectively.
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