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Anant Agarwal:
Why massive open online courses (still) matter

TED2013 · 15:19 · Filmed Jun 2013
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Anant Agarwal: Why massive open online courses (still) matter
15:19 · Filmed June 2013 at TED2013 · Subtitles available in 24 languages

2013 was a year of hype for MOOCs (massive open online courses). Great big numbers and great big hopes were followed by some disappointing first results. But the head of edX, Anant Agarwal, makes the case that MOOCs still matter — as a way to share high-level learning widely and supplement (but perhaps not replace) traditional classrooms. Agarwal shares his vision of blended learning, where teachers create the ideal learning experience for 21st century students.

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Through blended courses Anant Agarwal is pairing online education with face-to-face student-faculty interactions, reshaping the university campus experience. Full bio
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