Keep up, keep up. If you've only just caught on to the concept of online university courses called MOOCs, then you're in danger of falling behind again, the BBC reports.

Harvard, one of the world's most influential universities, is moving on to Spocs - which stands for small private online courses. Nothing to do with Star Trek and sombre Vulcans, but plenty to do with ambitions "to boldly go".

And could these be the real deal? The academic chairing Harvard's online experiments says we are already "post-MOOC".

MOOCs - massive open online courses - have been something of a hurricane in universities,...

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