MOOCs

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

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? | Technology and Learning

The evidence is in. More robots equals fewer jobs.<p>If MOOCs are a sort of robot, then why haven’t the MOOC robots taken the faculty jobs? MOOCs seem …

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 …

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. …

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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 …

Can MOOC platforms galvanise universal education in India?

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

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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 …

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The road to real results for online learning in developing countries

EuropeAid FWC<p>Career Navigator<p>Smart Cities<p>The future of US aid<p>Inside Development<p><b>Education</b><p>The road to real results for online learning in developing …

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 …

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 …

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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 …

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 …

Sean Pinder, Paul Kofman and Deborah Jones

The development of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) has revolutionised the way in which universities can reach students and communities around the …

MOOCs 2017 Global Market Expected to Grow at CAGR 46% and Forecast to 2019

<b>WiseGuyReports.Com Publish a New Market Research Report On –</b> “<b>MOOCs 2017 Global Market Expected to Grow at CAGR 46% and Forecast to 2019”.</b><p><b>The market</b> …

Arab Universities and MOOCs: Cautious Cooperation - Al-Fanar Media

Hoping to learn a programming language without any financial cost or any need to stick to a certain schedule, Imad al-Din Nassar, an engineering …

The truth about MooCs and bootcamps: Their biggest benefit isn't creating more coders

The world needs more software programmers and MooCs and coding bootcamps promise to deliver the needed skills. But as an on-ramp to becoming a …

Google and Coursera Have a Plan to Help Fill Tech Job Gaps

Job gaps and the difficulty of filling highly technical roles has risen to the top of the national agenda with discussion, especially concerning …

University of Adelaide launches its first Master’s level MOOC

The University of Adelaide has launched its first MicroMasters program – a global open online course at Master’s level that will allow learners to …

The Flip Side of Abysmal MOOC Completion Rates? Discovering the Most Tenacious Learners

Usman Khaliq was an engineering student in northeastern Pakistan when he took his first MOOC. He quickly began supplementing his education with …

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Coursera’s new skill search could do for learning what Netflix did for TV

Coursera has emerged as a formidable competitor in the online education space, racking up 24 million registered learners with access to 1,900 courses. But with that growth in volume comes new challenges. With so much content, it’s difficult for users to find the videos they need. Today, Coursera is …

British MOOC provider FutureLearn expands to the U.S.

The British massive open online courses are coming.FutureLearn, the education platform owned by the Open University in the U.K., said this morning …

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