Making sense of MOOC: join the debate 24.04.2013 Merchant Taylors' School
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9 April 2013
The advent of ‘massive open online content’ (MOOC) by universities combined with wider access points to content via the growth of superfast internet connectivity and the dramatic shift to iPads, tablets and smart phones, is changing traditional teaching and learning methodologies.
The challenging questions are – how will universities use the ‘cloud’ to attract new students from secondary and FE given the decline in applications and new cost constraints? Also free and expansive online content has no quality control, no assessment criteria and needs to be paid for.