Massive Open Online Courses: Opportunity Or Threat For Iberoamerican Universities
In recent months, the emergence of massive open online courses is one of the most important phenomena that higher education has experienced in recent decades. However, the language in which these contents are created will determine whether necessary critical mass is reached in order to achieve sustainability for this new distance education model. Ibero American universities are facing a great opportunity to meet the demand for knowledge of the hundreds of millions of Spanish- and Portuguese -speaking people who do not speak English and therefore cannot follow the Anglo-Saxon universities courses. In response to this new challenge Myriad X, a platform for Massive Open Online Courses, was launched in early 2013 with Latin American vocation.
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