MOOCs

How to Take a Class From Harvard—and Over 800 Other Universities—for Free

Ever wish you'd had time to take that interesting class at university, but could never fit it into your schedule? Or, perhaps you're simply a curious individual who loves learning. The rise of MOOCS—massive open online courses—is a great place to get university-level learning from the comfort of …

Learning

Udacity’s Sebastian Thrun: ‘Silicon Valley has an obligation to reach out to all of the world’

In 2011, Sebastian Thrun became one of the first proponents of the massive open online course (Mooc), when 160,000 students signed up for a free, …

eLearning

MicroMasters - Online courses - Curtin University - Human Rights

The MicroMasters credential - Human Rights is a standalone certification program offered by CurtinX. It consists of three intensive online …

eLearning

Why edX Appointed a Former TripAdvisor Executive as COO

edX, the open-source technology platform for online courses and this year’s 50 on Fire finalist, announced that former TripAdvisor Senior Vice …

Boston

Some of the World's Best Universities Just Released 600 Free (or Nearly Free) Online Courses

The founder of Class Central has compiled a huge list of newly offered courses to update your skills.<p>These days there's no excuse not to feed your brain. You don't need to upend your life and go back to school to get smarter. Nor do you need to find tens of thousands for tuition. Instead, you can …

MBA

Warburg Pincus buys stake in Cyren

<b>Warburg Pincus</b> has acquired a stake in <b>Cyren</b> for about $19.6 million. Based in McLean, Virginia, Cyren is an internet security-as-a-service …

Investing

Dra. Marianna Bosch Casabò

Representative Publications<p>1. Bosch, M., Winsløw, C. (2015). Linking problem solving and learning contents: the challenge of self-sustained study and …

Mathematics Education

Moodle MOOC 11: Overview and Introduction

Join today's live online class for Moodle MOOC 11 https://www.wiziq.com/online-class/5024427-mm11-introduction-and-overview<p>Enrol in Moodle MOOC 11 and learn how to Moodle and teach online for free https://moodle4teachers.org/course/view.php?id=220 Moodle MOOC 11 (MM11) will take place from November …

Learning

4 Accounting Online Learning Courses From ACCA You Can Take For Free

ACCA-X is developed by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), the world's most forward-thinking professional accountancy body. …

Business (South Africa)

430 Free Online Programming & Computer Science Courses You Can Start in November

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

Software Development

900+ MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) Getting Started in November: Enroll Today

A quick fyi: 900+ MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) will be getting underway this month, giving you the chance to take free courses from top flight …

Culture

Agenda – Johns Hopkins Mathematical Institute for Data Science

The 2017 MINDS Symposium will feature research from experts at the world’s top academic centers for data science.<p>Check-In<p><b>8:15 a.m.</b> Check-In and …

Data Science

Janet Swatscheno Selected for Open Education Leadership Pilot | Recognizing Excellence - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Janet Swatscheno has been selected to participate in the pilot of the SPARC Open Education Leadership Program, a new professional development …

Education

Whatever Happened To MOOCs?

The splash began in 2012 when Massive Open Online Courses were touted as the coming revolution in higher education.<p>Wait, Larry, that was only five …

eLearning

Dr. Chuck on Inclusive Programming, Online Instructor Involvement and Coursera’s Paywall

Charles Severance was one of the first professors at the University of Michigan to give the massive open online courses (MOOC) platform Coursera a …

eLearning

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 …

eLearning

De Los Angeles à Auckland, 12 métropoles mondiales s'engagent pour une politique zéro carbone d'ici 2030

<b>Réunis lundi à Paris lors du sommet Together4Climate, les maires de Paris, Londres, Barcelone, Quito, Vancouver, Mexico, Copenhague, Seattle, Le Cap,</b> …

Los Angeles

155 Videos of the Repression lived in Catalonia by the Spanish Police in the Referendum of October 1, 2017

Spain

MOOCs Are Dead?

<b>1865</b> <b>3</b><p>In early October, Clarissa Shen, vice president and international executive of online educator Udacity, spoke with the Economic Times about her …

eLearning

Why Is Live Interactive Video Streaming So Rare Among MOOCs and LMSs?

<b>1880</b> <b>7</b><p>ELearning is clearly here to stay. As early as 2013, The Wall Street Journal found that, of people seeking higher education in the U.S., only …

Interactive Video

Udacity Official Declares MOOCs ‘Dead’ (Though the Company Still Offers Them)

Udacity helped popularize the idea of offering college-level courses online to anyone for free, a format known as MOOCs (for Massive Open Online …

eLearning

Hyperledger Launches First Free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on edX.org

<i>Pre-registration now open for Blockchain for Business: An Introduction to Hyperledger free online course</i><p><b>SAN FRANCISCO, CA – (October 10, 2017)</b> – …

Bitcoin

Hyperledger and Linux to Offer a Massive Open Online Blockchain Course

Hyperledger, the international blockchain collaboration of corporate giants and young startups in partnership with the Linux Foundation, is launching …

Bitcoin

WED@NICO SEMINAR: Esteban Moro, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid "The lifetime of strong ties in social networks" 10/11/2017

Description:<p><b>Title:</b><p>The lifetime of strong ties in social networks<p><b>Speaker:</b><p>Esteban Moro - Assistant Professor, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid<p><b>Talk</b> …

Northwestern University

Are Online Graduate And Professional Programs A Scam Or An Opportunity?

Education has the power to transform, to enlighten, and to advance. But you must do your due diligence to ensure that you pursue the best possible educational opportunities, whether online or in person. If you don’t do your homework, you can get scammed out of both money and time.<p>Here are words of …

Education

With abysmal completion rates, colleges move to improve approach to MOOCs

Satesh Bidaisee helped improve MOOC completion rates by making the courses more interactive and engaging. (Courtsey of Bidaisee)<p>Massive Open Online …

Education

MOOC Completion Tactics

<i>Cross-post from Trent's Dev Blog</i><p>Finishing Coursera courses is <i>hard</i>. Yes, I know because I have 5 unfinished courses in my Inactive tab. It takes real …

Programming

1,000+ MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) Getting Started in October: Enroll Today

In many parts of the world, the school year is now officially in session. For kids. And for you. In October, 1,000+ MOOCs (Massive Open Online …

Culture

Rethinking MOOCs

Coursera, Udacity, Udemy and EdX: these were some of the names behind the proliferation of education technology startups that led The New York Times …

Higher Education

#IMMOOC Week 1: Innovate… why?

As we think about innovating in education, it’s always valuable to spend some time thinking about why we do what we do. As I begin my participation …

Innovation