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The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Despite their pedagogical flaws, however, MOOCs provide unprecedented access to quality content for millions of learners. Countries that currently attract foreign students to their shores will need to brace for the impact on their local economies, as an ever-increasing proportion of students choose to gain an international education without leaving their home country. Offshoring will become the rule, not the exception. Content providers will wag the long tail.

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The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Despite their pedagogical flaws, however, MOOCs provide unprecedented access to quality content for millions of learners. Countries that currently attract foreign students to their shores will need to brace for the impact on their local economies, as an ever-increasing proportion of students choose to gain an international education without leaving their home country. Offshoring will become the rule, not the exception. Content providers will wag the long tail.

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