MOOCs

Warburg Pincus exploring plan to sell up to $1 bln from Asia pool

<b>Warburg Pincus</b> is exploring a possible secondary deal that would involve selling up to $1 billion from a private equity fund that closed at $11.2 …

Investing

IIM-Bangalore gets award for massive open online course

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, has honoured the contribution of IIM-Bangalore for making management education accessible to all through …

eLearning

New Kubernetes Online Course Now Open: Sign Up for Free

Want to learn more about Kubernetes? A new massive open online course (MOOC) -- Introduction to Kubernetes (LFS158x) -- is now available from The …

Kubernetes

In FutureLearn's MOOCs, Conversation Powers Learning at Massive Scale

“Personalized learning” is one of the hottest trends in education these days. The idea is to create software that tracks the progress of each student …

Learning

An absent mind or something more? 10 early warning signs of dementia

So, you've misplaced your keys for the second time this month. And the other day, you got flustered and confused when you couldn't find the exit in …

Dementia

Why You Should Turn MOOCs Into a Group Activity

MOOCs, or massive open online courses, can be very useful and a lot of fun. But why do them alone? Turn your next online course into a book …

Lifestyle

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 …

eLearning

A Massive List of Free Online Course Providers From Around The World

It’s been more than five years since online education got a massive boost when three free online courses, taught by Stanford professors, launched in …

eLearning

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

Massive Open Online Course

Section 1<p>Getting Started: Let's Get Mapping<p>Consider the value and purpose of cartography as science and art. Get set up with ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS …

Faculty of Philosophy - Research database - University of Groningen

2017<p>ter Schure, L. (2017). <i>Bergson and History: Transforming the Modern Regime of Historicity</i> [Groningen]: Rijksuniversiteit Groningen<p>Engelsma, C. …

eLearning

Are MOOCs deepening divisions in higher education?

Technology is often described in the literature as an enabler, a facilitator, a supporter, as an enhancer and as empowering, but for millions around …

Education

UP offers free online course on social entrepreneurship

Do want to start your own enterprise that impacts communities?

Social Entrepreneurship

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 …

Learning

1500+ startups graduate Y Combinator’s first online Startup School

Today is the world’s biggest startup demo day ever, but it’s not happening in Silicon Valley. It’s happening all over the world as 1,584 companies complete Y Combinator’s online Startup School Founders Track program. 797 of them have posted demo videos anyone can watch.<p>That’s out of 2,820 startups …

Startups

With a ‘students-first’ motto, can Udacity make ‘lifelong learning’ mainstream?

<i>Udacity believes ‘Nanodegrees’ prepare us for the jobs of tomorrow—here’s a nano report card.</i>The pursuit of ‘lifelong learning’ has gone into …

Startups (India)

For-credit MOOC proves popular among MIT students

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s catalog of publicly available massive open online courses is typically marketed toward the non-MIT …

Education

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 …

eLearning

Giving Online Learning a Try With a Crash Course in Robot Ethics

I recently took a Philosophy of Technology and Design class through FutureLearn, but did it make me a massive open online course (MOOC) convert?<p>It's …

Education

Statement in Defense of Venezuela

The Network of Intellectuals and Artists in Defense of Humanity (REDH) responds to a recent statement released by a group of leftist academics …

eLearning

How to Sign up for Coursera Courses for Free

Coursera is an online education provider that offers online courses, popularly known as “MOOCs” or Massive Open Online Courses, from top universities …

Learning

From MOOC to Bestselling Book

Barbara Oakley, a professor at the University of Oakland in Michigan, thought teaching an online course might help her book sales. Her editorial and …

Publishing

435 Free Online Programming & Computer Science Courses You Can Start in June

Five years ago, universities like MIT and Stanford first opened up free online courses to the public. Today, more than 700 schools around the world …

eLearning

The education of Sebastian Thrun

01 <b>Introduction</b><p>02 <b>The Google X years</b><p>03 <b>Q&A</b><p>04 <b>Udacity</b><p>05 <b>The pivot</b><p>02 <b>The Google X years</b><p>Self-driving cars and Google’s secret lab<p>Sebastian Thrun lost his best …

Machine Learning

Understanding Dementia (2017)

Course Description<p>Understanding Dementia is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), offering university-quality education about the latest in dementia …

Dementia

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

Learn Python with a Free Online Course from MIT

The programming language Python takes its name from Monty Python (true story!), and now courses that teach Python are in very high demand. Last …

Learning

7 Unique eLearning Sites to Learn Something Different

Dear Mr. Google, how can you find me something new to learn online? I’ve been to the regular boring e-learning sites. I want someone unique, …

Learning

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 …

Education

26. Coursera

<b>Founders:</b> Daphne Koller, Andrew Ng <b><br>Launched:</b> 2012 <b><br>Funding:</b> $146.1 million <b><br>Valuation:</b> $402.4 million (PitchBook) <b><br>Disrupting:</b> Higher education <b><br>Rival:</b> …

Machine Learning