Low completion: a killer of MOOCs?

The New York Times reported recently that the University of Texas System may be having second thoughts about its foray into the realm of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC). There are three major concerns that were raised: The completion rate of MOOCs offered has been languishing between one to 13 %; Majority of the learners … Continue reading Low completion: a killer of MOOCs?

A great way to learn about genetics & how it affects you

I was one of the "guinea pigs" of Queen's University of Belfast in 1985 when along with 5 others from the Class of 1985, I was awarded a scholarship to be the pioneer batch of Master of Science students in the newly minted Biotechnology programme. A lot the then state-of-the-art knowledge that I was imparted … Continue reading A great way to learn about genetics & how it affects you