During a University Faculty Senate Meeting held in the Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium on Wednesday, professors debated the benefits and financial concerns associated with expanding Cornell’s current MOOC offerings, The Cornell Daily Sun reports.

MOOCs, massive online open courses that the University began to offer in February, differ from traditional classes in that they are online, shorter than a semester and open to the public, according to a previous Sun article.

The Distance Learning Committee’s drafted a report on the future of MOOCs at Cornell, which served as the base of conversation at the meeting.

Prof. Richard Miller, philosophy, a member of the...

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