MOOCs are Massive Open Online Courses offered by leading universities across the world at no cost and with no entry requirements. UCT is the first African university to offer these courses and one and a half years on it decided to ask some participants how MOOCs have impacted their lives.
An academic passionate about the professional development of others is a rare find in the increasingly competitive academic world and yet that is exactly what Dr Kasturi Behari-Leak is. She recently completed her PhD on the challenges, constraints and opportunities faced by new academics and made some interesting discoveries.
The book MOOCs and Open Education Around the World will receive the first place book award at the 2016 AECT DDL Awards in Las Vegas.