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Citizens arise: Melbourne Uni offers free online journalism course

In a radical move, the University of Melbourne’s Centre for Advancing Journalism has embraced the changing publishing landscape and is offering a free online course to “citizen journalists.”

The MOOC revolution that wasn’t

Just a few short years after promising higher education for anyone with an Internet connection, MOOCs have scaled back their ambitions, content to become job training for the tech sector and for students who already have college degrees.

Open education the sustainable way in the knowledge age – University World News

Open education advocates do not believe that commercial MOOCs provide a sustainable way to widening tertiary access. “There are significant points of difference between the commercial MOOC provider model and the OERu model,” Mackintosh said.

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