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“The institution [Open University] was a ‘sleeping giant’.” 



OU leads universities into online venture

Chris Cook

Financial Times

14 December 2012


PA’s Mike Boxall, a higher education expert, is quoted in the Financial Times. Mike gives his view on the launch of FutureLearn, part of massive open online courses (MOOCS), which will be owned by the Open University (OU).

The articles explains that the close involvement of the OU is seen as significant in the sector because of its experience with distance learning.  Mike explains that the institution was a “sleeping giant”.


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