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Featured Articles

Broadcasting Live … From Space

Dr Mike Allen is Senior Lecturer for the Department of Film, Media and Cultural Studies at Birkbeck, University of London. Here he looks at channel 4’s Live From Space series and discusses how far the experience of being an astronaut can truly be captured for the audience at home.

Is the Future MOOC?

FutureLearn is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Open University and is the first UK-led provider of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). We speak to Simon Nelson, its CEO, about its history as well as the organisation’s aims and ambitions.

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