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MOOC, OER and mass higher education
Balaji, Venkataraman

PublishedMay 2013
PeriodicalPages 1-2, 1-53
PublisherCommonwealth of Learning (COL)
CountryCanada, North America

ABSTRACT
MOOC, OER and Mass Higher Education, May 2013 by Venkataraman Balaji, Commonwealth of Learning, Based on a report by Professor T V Prabhakar, IIT Kanpur // A key challenge facing the policy makers in many developing countries is the need to increase affordable access to quality education and training at post-secondary level. The ODL paradigm has been able to address this challenge quite effectively in the past. Two key developments, both involving contemporary ICT, can be of further help.

Keywords components of a MOOC platform · delivery challenges · flipped classroom · learning objects · MOOC · ODL paradigm · OER

RefereedDoes not apply
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/11599/1188
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