THE podcast: David Willetts on Moocs

August 6, 2013

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David Willetts, universities and science minister, talks at length about the potential for massive open online courses (Moocs) to change the way higher education is delivered. There then follows a question and answer session featuring UK university employees. The session is chaired by Anthony McClaran, chief executive of the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, and was recorded at the QAA’s “We Need to Talk About Quality: Moocs – a Question of Quality and Standards” conference, held in London on 8 July 2013.

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