The development of Massive Open Online Courses – or MOOCs – continues at Purdue, WBAA reports.

The university requested proposals from professors earlier this year to begin teaching this fall. However, administrators are still assessing the effort it takes to implement and manage such a course, which could have thousands of students enrolled from around the world.

President Mitch Daniels says it’s a costly undertaking to do it correctly.

“You’ve got to have somebody who is interacting, even if it’s remotely, with the student, helping them over the tough parts or things they don’t understand,” he says. “So, it proves to be...

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