Futurelearn: Free open online learning and courses through MOOCs
Futurelearn will bring together a range of free, open, online courses from leading universities, in the same place and under the same brand.
The role that entertainment plays in learning is often overlooked. Take a glance at massive open online courses (MOOCs). They’re often very conventional, based on lectures broadcast “at” students, rather than engaging with them…
Martin Bean talks in depth about plans to offer free open online courses with UK universities and how Futurelearn’s courses will be different to others currently available.
Students from the UK and around the world will have free access to some of the country’s top universities thanks to Futurelearn Ltd, an entirely new company launched by The Open University in December 2012.