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 ...
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 ...
WW1 nostalgia: how the outbreak of war was reported
Little did the barely two-inch square box adorning the front of the Surrey Advertiser, on August 5 1914, convey the horrors of the First World War. Albeit in stark ... Britain's mobilisation and the role the towns would play. Like the Surrey Advertiser ...
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 ...
Baker: Shevardnadze Played Vital Role in Ending Cold War
Shevardnadze is held in low regard in today's Russia because many believe that he, along with Gorbachev, brought about the end of the world ... Baker said this does not in any way diminish the vital role Shevardnadze played in ending the Cold War.