Vive la Révolution MOOC

Steve Kolowich, Oct 06, 2013
Commentary by Stephen Downes
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EdX is reaching into France with the announcement of this France Université Numerique (FUN) "which it hopes will serve as an online clearinghouse for MOOCs offered by various French universities." This announcement follows in the classic MIT tradition of announcing things when they start working them, not when they're complete; there are no courses or anything yet. Here's the press release the Chronicle story is based on. And the announcement en français from the FrenchMinistère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, and the FUN background page.

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