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Student-instructor interaction remains crucial to successful online education models.
Forbes Contributor Daphne Koller penned a piece about Antioch University's announcement to allow students to take certain courses through Coursera for credit. This approach blends the concept of MOOCs (free, non-credit-bearing courses) with the traditional model of educational institutions providing credit-bearing online courses through their own systems. Daphne goes on to discuss how this new model could play out. She mentions how such a model can let students interact with local instructors -- filling a gap in the MOOC model.