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By Peter Mellow | Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are a new paradigm within the educational world. Read about the latest MOOC news here.

Why the MOOC just keeps marching on

<b>By DAVID MYTON</b><p>Over the past six years the MOOC has whirled through the Gartner Hype Cycle – sparked into life by an innovation trigger (great idea!), …

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Get Started With MOOC Design Patterns In Moodle, Courtesy Of Arab Open U

Arab Open University’s Doctor Ahmad Mikati is sharing with the Moodleverse his slides on the “Building an online Moodle course” program, which is …

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Digital Skills Gap: Vodafone, Siemens, Orange Embrace MOOCs And Online Learning

Vodafone delivers 90% of its in-house learning onlineEurope’s biggest companies are investing in online learning and Massive Open Online Courses …

Online Learning

What if MOOCs Revolutionize Education After All?

If you’ve ever zoned out during a lecture, or if your students are prone to distraction as you click through your PowerPoint deck, that’s partly …

Teaching

Are MOOCs, Bootcamps and Other Alternative Education Options Effective?

The House has passed one bill, and is likely to pass another, that would provide funding for people to enroll in certificate programs, …

Education

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MOOCs Find Their Audience: Professional Learners and Universities

In Oct 2011, a few Stanford professors offered three online courses which were completely free. The strong public interest in these courses caught …

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Daring to learn how to learn

Share selection to:<p>Why do some of us learn easily and quickly, while others struggle, left behind plodding along?<p>Part of the answer, at least in the …

Duke Research Finds MOOCs Offer Learners Emotional Growth, Not Just Facts

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Massive List of MOOC Providers Around The World — Class Central

13 minute read written by Dhawal Shah . Published on June 15, 2017<p>It’s been more than five years since online education got a massive boost when …

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Study: MOOCs may put workers from underdeveloped countries at a disadvantage

Dive Brief:<p>Completion rates for massive open online courses (MOOCs) have been historically low for students in underdeveloped nations, stemming from …

Education

After the Hype, Do MOOC Ventures Like edX Still Matter?

Five years and 11 million students on, Anant Agarwal, chief executive of the nonprofit organization, says there is still plenty of innovation to come …

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Study of MOOCs offers insights into online learner engagement and behavior

<i>The following is a joint announcement from MIT and Harvard University.</i>In 2012, MIT and Harvard University launched open online courses on edX, a …

Learning

First-ever winners of MITx Prize for Teaching and Learning in MOOCs announced

MIT’s Office of Digital Learning honored the winners of its inaugural <i>MITx</i> Prize for Teaching and Learning in MOOCs (massive open online courses) at …

Learning

Academy, Moodle’s Take On A Massive Open Online Course Platform

An early version of Academy by Moodle, a platform looking to host free MOOCs for students around the world announced at last year’s MoodleMoot UK & …

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Why Haven't MOOCs Eliminated Any Professors?

3 guesses.

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A Comparison of Five Free MOOC Platforms for Educators

By the end of 2013, most top universities had started to offer some sort of MOOC (massive open online course). Now, we are starting to see the MOOC …

Online Educator Udacity Adapts Courses to Changing Labor Market

In the fall of 2016, online educator Udacity announced the launch of a “nanodegree” program for self-driving car engineering. For $2,400, a student …

Are Pakistani universities doing enough to embrace MOOCs?

<b>LAHORE:</b> Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) are a course of study offered over the internet which is free and has a very large number of participants. …

Are MOOCs in danger of becoming irrelevant?

As MOOCs and online courses retreat into vocational education, Jonathon Keats calls for a more expansive revival of online learning<p>In spring 1961, …

Creating MOOCs for Students in Developing Countries

Key Takeaways<p>After <b>mixed reviews</b> on massive open online coursesdesigned to <b>attract students in developing countries fell short</b> of expectations, the …

Levelling the playing field

<i>How successful have Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) platforms been in creating a level playing field for global education? YourStory spoke to</i> …

EdX Certificate Programs Aim to Deliver Immediate Pathways to Careers

New edX programs, created in collaboration with industry professionals and universities, are designed to build or advance critical skills for …

Learning

Massive Online Open Courses are back and they're threatening universities

Five years ago the big story in higher education was the advent of free, large-scale learning on the internet. The buzzword was MOOCs, or massive …

11 Ways to Make Your Online Course Go Global as a Freelance Professor

Marketing<p>Author, speaker and qualified educator Sarah Cordiner explains how to get started as a freelance educator and reach a global student base …

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, HEC Paris Launch Master’s Degrees on Coursera

The two institutions have teamed up with online learning company Coursera to launch online master’s degree programs in accounting and …

MBA

The road to real results for online learning in developing countries

MOOCs promise the potential for universal access to education — but some argue that the global development community needs to shift the metrics of …

Learning

France Université Numérique: Meet the MOOC Platform Funded by the French Government — Class Central

6 minute read written by Dhawal Shah . Published on March 29, 2017<p>In the past few months, Class Central has been taking a look at a number of …

5 MOOCs MBA Students Need To Know About

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are becoming a mainstay of modern higher education. In recent years, business schools around the world have …