5 reasons why I don’t like MOOC’s and probably never will

They have been around for a while now, MOOC’s, or Massive Open Online Courses. The idea is great, free education for the masses. Many universities now offer MOOC based courses on a large variety of topics and generally you only need to pay if you want a certificate. Sounds great, doesn’t it? Well, for me personally, MOOC’s don’t work. Let me give you five reasons why… (Oh and please remember that this is a very personal opinion, your experience may very well be very different!).

MOOC’s don’t suit all learning styles

We all know about different learning styles. My personal learning style is learning by doing, experimenting and having a subject matter expert (or manual) where I can find answers to my questions. I might appreciate a short online tutorial or (dare I say it) classroom training, but that’s about it.

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