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March 23, 2013

The Aussie Coursera? A new homegrown MOOC platform arrives
Bella Counihan, The Conversation, March 23, 2013

According to this article, "The first Australian free online education platform has been launched in Canberra today, by tertiary education minister Chris Bowen. Open Universities Australia, a private distance and online education organisation, has stepped into the world of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) with a new online platform called Open2Study." I'm thinking right now that traditional LMSs could have countered this whole trend simply by having an 'open courses' option on their LMSs. But they didn't, because they listened to their customers.

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