Making sense of MOOCs: a guide for policy-makers in developing countries

Since 2012, known as 'The year of the MOOC', massive open online courses (MOOCs) have expanded worldwide, shaking up the higher education landscape, potentially disrupting the model of brick-and-mortar universities. While higher education institutions have long been engaged with the delivery of online content (open educational resources; virtual learning environments), the rapid advent of MOOCs is regarded by some experts as an education revolution. However most of  current MOOCs are delivered by top universities in the North, being considered by many as a oneway transfer of knowledge from the ... Show more

Authors: Patru, Mariana; Balaji, Venkataraman

Published: Paris, France, UNESCO and Commonwealth of Learning, 2016

Resource type: Guide

Physical description: [98] p.

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