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Queensland universities make foray into MOOCs
Brisbane's original sandstone university is set to give academic content away for free as part of a revolutionary programme transforming the business of higher education around the globe, writes Katherine Feeney for The Sydney Morning Herald.

But the University of Queensland (UQ) will likely have competition from the state's other leading tertiary institutions – the Queensland University of Technology is also making a foray into massive open online courses, or MOOCs.

The director of the UQ Centre for Educational Innovation and Technology, Professor Phil Long, said the centre was "exploring opportunities" to work with other institutions such as the MIT office of educational innovation and technology regarding online course delivery.
Full report on The Sydney Morning Herald site
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