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April 22, 2017
Alternatives Journal
Nicole McCallum’s online course, Social Entrepreneurship, is taught through Wilfrid Laurier University, but it is accessible on computers and hand-held devices alike. Credit: Fotolia, Kaspars Grinvalds

Right now, you – yes, you reading this magazine – have access to thousands of absolutely free, open, online courses covering hundreds of topics taught by the world’s leading experts and teachers. Welcome to the information revolution! Advancements in technology and knowledge sharing have transformed all areas of learning and education. Join the movement that utilizes digital platforms to enable widespread access to information: Massive Open Online Courses – also known as “MOOCs.”


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