The Financial Times profiled Sharon Watkins, a MOOC learner who created a community study group:

…10 adults – two men and eight women – signed up to study part one of Grow to Greatness: Smart Growth for Private Businesses, by the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business.

The majority of the class were on a low or fixed income and aged between 45 to 55. One had a doctorate, one a BA and a few others had some coursework at an associate degree level, but most had never completed a postsecondary degree. Continue reading…

The article continues with Ms. Watkins sharing her experience as a MOOC-group leader, and the next steps of those who passed the course.