What in the world is a MOOC?
to millions of students around the world. But everyone is still waiting to see how this experiment will work and what role MOOCs will play in higher education, especially the funding of higher education. Here are a couple of MOOC predictions, explanations ...
How the Guardian played down the assassination that sparked world war
Though the newspaper's first analysis – headlined What the Murders May Mean – played down the "immediate or salient" effect on European politics, it did ... war. "We care as little for Belgrade as Belgrade for Manchester," it told its readers on 30 ...
Millions of Britons do not know what their ancestors did in the First World War
But a staggering 7.5million Britons have failed to pay heed to those words and are completely unaware of what role their relatives played in the ... who fought in First World War are unaware of their military heritage and do not know what they did.
WW2: the role of women in the Second World War
I couldn't say [to my son], "Do you know it's Daddy's birthday?" But in my mind, 1 May – I'd think ... father's contacts (he'd worked as an intelligence officer during the First World War). Ten days later she was on a plane to Cairo – 'They needed ...
IRAQ: The Role of Tribes
What part can tribes play ... roles. In exchange, they have their people's allegiance, Baram says. For centuries, sheiks were appointed by a council of elders within a tribe, and a sheik's authority was not unlimited. The British— who ruled Iraq between ...