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DocArchive: The Education Revolution: Part Two

April 1st, 2014

Episode 588 of 1341 episodes

Sarah Montague turns her attention to universities, in particular, to MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). Some argue that these free university online courses, presented by some of the best professors in the world, could - in cash strapped times - be the saviour of higher education and take university to people in some of the remotest regions of the world. Others argue they could destroy centuries of tradition.