Not biting

Posted on February 15th, 2014

The first British MOOC to offer students the option to pay for academic credit has ended, with none of its participants opting to purchase the official recognition. The Edge Hill University MOOC, entitled Vampire Fictions, attracted about 1,000 students. Of these, 31 reached the end of the course, with none opting to pay £200 (US$330) in exchange for 20 credits at level 4–the equivalent of a module on a first-year degree course