Addressing Societal Issues Through MOOCs in Southeast Asia

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This Paper explores the current use of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) as a means of educational outreach among identified remote populations in Southeast Asia. Often excluded from traditional educational outreach, these groups are targeted through the COMPETEN-SEA Project, a Capacity Building in Higher Education project funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Commission and implemented in partnership with European and Southeast Asian universities. It is hoped that the Project will aid participating Southeast Asian countries address societal needs and attain national development goals.