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Debates: This House Believes that the Traditional University Will Be Replaced by Online Learning

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In a relatively short period of time MOOCs such as Coursera or Udemy grew in massive popularity and are serving thousands and millions of users. Some online courses have even been recommended for university credit. This prompted to question whether traditional universities have to adapt themselves to the new realities of education and even whether they can be replaced. The question of how online courses could replace universities is open for debate as well.