MOOCs

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

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?

Andrew Soergel, Jay Tolson | Dec. 31, 2014<p>Not all U.S. presidents are missed once they leave the White House.<p>Jan. 31, 2017, at 5:16 p.m.<p>Sept. 10, 2014<p>…

Education

George Siemens "Designing, development, and running (massive) open Online Courses

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 …

MOOCs

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 …

Learning

MOOCs Offer Learners Emotional Growth, Not Just Facts

Millions of people around the world have enrolled in massive open online courses (MOOCs), attracted by their promise of low-cost education for career …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Education

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 & …

Why Haven't MOOCs Eliminated Any Professors?

3 guesses.

Education

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 …

MOOCs

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 …

Education

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. …

MOOCs

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, …

MOOCs

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 …

MOOCs

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> …

Learning

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 …

Education

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 …

K-12

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 …

MOOCs

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 …

MBA

This heroic non-profit is providing free university education to refugees

How best to offer education to displaced people? An important question and one that Kiron, a German non-profit, has attempted to answer with their …

Technology (Australia)

Digital disruption lowers the cost of expensive masters degrees

A round of price-cutting has broken out in the market for high-priced masters degrees with four Australian universities offering students a pathway …

Education

Business Schools Are Using MOOCs To Boost MBA Application Numbers

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have often been cast as business education’s bad guy; free, alternative online courses disrupting the market and …

MBA