UK MOOCs are go!

A consortium of 11 UK Universities, including the OU are to launch a platform for free online courses (MOOCs). This is designed to compete with the established presence of many prominent US institutions who are already well established in this arena.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20697392

With the massive enrolment and also attrition rates associated with MOOCs, some tips to support students through the experience are very welcome:

http://edudemic.com/2012/11/mooc-tips/

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