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Massive Open Online Courses

April 29th, 2014

Episode 619 of 1370 episodes

How is technology transforming education, and what will the classroom of the future look like? Sarah Montague turns her attention to universities, in particular, to MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). Some argue 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

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