Monash launches MOCs (they aren’t open)

The university launches massive online courses that cost

Monash U, in partnership with the UK Open University’s FutureLearn subsidiary, will launch fee-paying MOOC format courses in healthcare practice.

The first of five, “Food as medicine: fertility and pregnancytargets doctors, nurses and other people in healthcare looking for a course for credit. It starts tomorrow.

The following four are “Talking abought weight,” Food and our genomeFood, exercise and the gut” and “Food and inflammation.” Monash academics have created the courses, with UK input.

According to FutureLearn various UK and Australian agencies accredit the courses.

The first unit in the series costs $214.