Providers of Free MOOCs Now Charge Employers for Access to Student Data

Providers of free online courses are officially in the headhunting business, bringing in revenue by selling to employers information about high-performing students who might be a good fit for open jobs . . .  Some high-profile tech companies have already signed up—including Facebook and Twitter, according to a post on Courseras blog, though officials would not disclose how much employers pay for the service.

Providers of Free MOOCs Now Charge Employers for Access to Student Data