Moocs: students in the global south are wary of a ‘sage on the stage’


Free online courses, known by the acronym Moocs (massive open online courses), have the potential to educate anyone, anywhere and reach the world's under-served. Why then, are these courses – which are labelled "open" and offer to take an unlimited number of students – not reaching the majority of learners in the global south?

Data from the first wave of Moocs proves that openness alone will not enable new students to
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