UCT launches first MOOC

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medicine and artIn recent years, MOOCs have become a global phenomenon that, in many ways, has  shifted the landscape of teaching and learning. With universities and academic institutions across the globe hosting these MOOCs, millions of students now have access to free tertiary level courses.  At their core, MOOCs are geared toward mass participation and self-direction and is available to anyone with an internet connection. They allow for features such as interactive online forums that can involve hundreds of students in peer-to-peer discussions, as well as access to video and audio lectures and course materials in online format. (more…)