Minister for University and Science, David Willetts spoke at a conference at Edge Hill University in May about the challenges and opportunities facing the Humanities through the use of MOOCS.

He discussed the trends developing within the sector and the growing use of Massive Open Online Courses, which included issues of accreditation, using analytics to understand the way students learn, student recruitment and haptic technology.

Mr Willett’s presentation at The Digital University: MOOCs and the Humanities can be viewed here.