MOOCs

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

A Proposal to Put the ‘M’ Back in MOOCs

MOOCs have evolved over the past five years from a virtual version of a classroom course to an experience that feels more like a Netflix library of …

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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!), …

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 …

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, …

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

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 …

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?

Produced by Carmen Mendoza<p>Five years and 11 million students on, Anant Agarwal, chief executive of the nonprofit organization, says there is still …

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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

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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.

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 …

Labor Economics

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?

In spring 1961, the American inventor Buckminster Fuller told a group of Southern Illinois University administrators that a new campus they were …

Machine Learning

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 …

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Can MOOC platforms galvanise universal education in India?

<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 …

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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

<b>Trending</b><p>World Bank Annual Meetings<p>SOCAP17<p>Rohingya refugee crisis<p>Global Health Supply Chain<p>Inside Development<p><b>Education</b><p>The road to real results for …

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 …

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