MOOCs: innovative trends in distance learning
A new item of the European Universities Association (EUA)’s Occasional Papers has been published on the MOOCs, the Massive Open Online Courses. MOOCs are free online courses initially made available by prestigious American universities such as Stanford, representing a giant leap in the field of e-learning and distance education. The EUA paper proposes a reflection on the long-term consequences of this type of learning on higher education. Read also the EUA report on “Financially Sustainable Universities. Full Costing: Progress and Practice” developing on universities financial sustainability.