Leading universities will offer fully accredited undergraduate courses online within five years, says the founder of a leading US online university network.
Daphne Koller, chief executive of Coursera, said the technology was available but universities had been hesitant about their ‘reputation’.
So far, online courses have mostly offered certificates for short courses rather than full degrees.
Prof Koller says online degrees can be “more affordable and accessible”.
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