MOOC will disrupt Higher Education -- but how?

How is the new wave of Massive Open Online  Courses likely to impact higher education -- a sector that is central to India's ambition to be a global provider of knowledge based services?

We asked Anant Agarwal, President of edX, a global leader in MOOC and one of the pioneers in online education, fuelled by   MIT since 2012.    He points to the need to  unbundle time as  well as function... moving away from traditional thinking   and gives examples of innovative new programmes that have done just that. We carry his views in our special feature  section at

Here is a link to his piece.

March 6 2014