Ever taken a course on Coursera, edX, or Udacity? I have. Even before that, I was a frequent user of MIT OpenCourseWare. From the experience I gathered while using these resources or taking these massive online open courses, aka MOOCs, is that most people enroll to learn, formal credit means very little. Hence, when I read an article by Gregory Ferenstein of TechCrunch giving undue focus on MOOC professors’ belief that their students don’t deserve any formal credit, I think there are things to be clarified.