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MOOCs help further student and faculty research at Penn State - Penn State News

Tuesday, 6/28/2016, at 4:56 PM

MOOCs help further student and faculty research at Penn State
Penn State News
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have fueled quite a few graduate student and faculty research opportunities at Penn State. This past spring semester, two research articles written by Penn State graduate students and faculty members about MOOCs ...

Boost your resume this summer with MOOCs - Hindustan Times

Tuesday, 6/28/2016, at 9:08 AM

Hindustan Times

Boost your resume this summer with MOOCs
Hindustan Times
Why not add value to your resume too? While the world seems to slow down during the summer months, many hiring initiatives begin in September. With this in mind, there are a range of massive online and open courses (MOOCs) that encourage learners to ...

Why MOOCS Are Key To Skilling India - Huffington Post India

Monday, 6/27/2016, at 11:10 PM

Why MOOCS Are Key To Skilling India
Huffington Post India
In the last two years, the concept of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) has gained traction in India. No surprises there. Learning through MOOC can be an effective solution to the problem of education in an economy where learning infrastructure is ...

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IIMB plans Faculty Development Programme using Blended MOOCs at IIT Delhi - The New Indian Express

Wednesday, 6/22/2016, at 6:44 AM

IIMB plans Faculty Development Programme using Blended MOOCs at IIT Delhi
The New Indian Express
NEW DELHI: Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, (IIMB) will be conducting a one-day Faculty Development Programme on Blended Learning using Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) at the IIT Delhi campus in July 2016. The programme is ...

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Are MOOCs Key To Ensuring Your Skills Remain Valuable? - Forbes

Tuesday, 6/21/2016, at 9:05 AM

Forbes

Are MOOCs Key To Ensuring Your Skills Remain Valuable?
Forbes
Last week I chaired a panel discussion at the EdTechX Summit in London on the skills required in the future workplace, and the panel touched on the crucial role lifelong learning will play if we, and our organizations, are to adapt to the rapidly ...

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Launch of MOOCs-for-Refugees Program - Inside Higher Ed

Monday, 6/20/2016, at 3:17 AM

The Express Tribune

Launch of MOOCs-for-Refugees Program
Inside Higher Ed
The organizations will then be able to offer free access to MOOCs to the refugees they serve. The State Department will help Coursera find organizations that can host in-person cohorts of refugees enrolled in the same MOOC. The first such cohort will ...
Refugees around the world can now take online classes for freeQuartz
State Department, Coursera grant free online education for refugeesEdScoop News (press release) (registration) (blog)

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Leidos Gets Helios HR Award for Employee Training via MOOCs; Sarah Allen Comments - GovConWire

Friday, 6/17/2016, at 2:14 PM

Leidos Gets Helios HR Award for Employee Training via MOOCs; Sarah Allen Comments
GovConWire
“Our use of technology and MOOCS reduces the barriers that can exist between locations and helps employees learn together to develop a team environment,” said Sarah Allen, chief HR officer at Leidos. About Executive Mosaic: Founded in 2002, Executive ...

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MOOCs take off in a big way - Electronics Weekly

Tuesday, 6/14/2016, at 12:13 PM

Electronics Weekly

MOOCs take off in a big way
Electronics Weekly
MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), the free programme of study, accessible via mobile, tablet and desktop, is taking off in a big way at the University of Southampton which has just signed up its 200,000th learner.

'Why Moocs could have the answer to the UK's maths challenge' - TES News

Monday, 6/6/2016, at 2:20 AM

TES News

'Why Moocs could have the answer to the UK's maths challenge'
TES News
Britain faces a major maths challenge. The challenge involves a stock of people and a flow of learners. First, the stock. About 10 million adults in Britain have gone through the education system without gaining confidence in maths at level 2, suggests ...

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The Future of MOOCs Might Not Be Free - Education Week (subscription) (blog)

Friday, 6/3/2016, at 9:50 AM

The Future of MOOCs Might Not Be Free
Education Week (subscription) (blog)
FutureLearn, a social learning company owned by The Open University, announced this week that students taking some of its massive open online courses, or MOOCS, will have the opportunity to earn course credits toward degrees, including MBAs, as well ...