The São Paulo University (USP) and the portal company Veduca launched last week the first Massive Open Online Course in Latin America, EdSurge reports. Courses will be taught by USP professors through the platform. Initially two disciplines will be available: mechanical physics and probability and statistics. More courses are expected to emerge soon. Brazilians are among the most engaged students in the leading MOOCs that have sprung up in the US, such as Coursera and edX. However, English language is still a barrier. Veduca's first few classes will be taught in Portuguese, a language that native Spanish speakers find managable,...

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