Background There is currently much interest and excitement at the emergence of an educational approach commonly termed the ‘Massive Open Online Course’ or MOOC.
MOOCs as they exist at the moment might not be around for very long. However, they are causing existing higher education providers to consider their business models, and for governments to consider education policy generally.
One of the more comprehensive considerations of the MOOC phenomenon. mood overview of the history and diversity to date with some speculation about future directions.
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