Yet another review questioning whether for MOOCs there is a there there

A lengthy review of the MOOC world appears in The Nation.  The author notes that you might do better perusing iTunes and YouTube if you want to watch courses.  Lack of credit for most courses, even from the institutions offering them, is also noted.  And there is the big dropout rate. You can get a sense from the title alone: “Inside the Coursera Hype Machine.”  The article is at:
http://www.thenation.com/article/176036/inside-coursera-hype-machine

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