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Editorial: Massive open online courses (MOOCs): Disrupting teaching and learning practices in higher education
Journal Article
Special Issue: Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): ‘disrupting’ teaching and learning practices in higher education
British Journal of Educational Technology
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell
Volume 46, Issue 3, Number 3, Pages 451–454, Start page 451
Published May 2016
Keywords: MOOC


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Rights: © British Educational Research Association



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