Massive open online courses – threat or opportunity?- From BBC

Can online courses with large-scale interactive participation and open access via the web replace face-to-face teaching in a traditional university setting? Newsnight’s David Grossman examines the rise of massive open online courses (Moocs).

Former US President Bill Clinton said recently the higher education industry needs to undergo a “dramatic change”.
“I think the only sustainable answer is to find a less expensive delivery system,” he said.
The Mooc could just be the answer. The question is, at what cost?

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