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What is a MOOC?



A MOOC is an online course with open enrolment and no fees. MOOCs are now offered by a variety of educational providers including some of the best universities in the world, including Stanford & MIT. 



MOOC advocates see the movement as offering the chance to give poorer/more remotely located students access to the best available education - see here.


For a view on how this might impact on the future of university education - see here & here


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