The Minds Behind the MOOCs from the Chronicle of Higher Education presents a range of observations and reactions form professors involved in MOOCs.
The single most common thread is that they take a lot of work to create and deliver There is also pretty universal agreement that they will impact (reduce) the cost of education.
There is, however, an undercurrent of “establishment resistance” among the MOOC professors. Tech Crunch’s article citing this report bears the heading 72% of Professors Who Teach Online Courses Don’t Think Their Students Deserve Credit.
Let the wars begin!