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Harvard/MIT Report Analyzes 4 Years of MOOC Data -- Campus ... - Campus Technology

Wednesday, 1/18/2017, at 10:29 AM

Campus Technology

Harvard/MIT Report Analyzes 4 Years of MOOC Data -- Campus ...
Campus Technology
If you were to describe the typical Harvard or MIT MOOC participant, he (yes, not she) would come from outside of the United States, be in his 20s, hold a ...

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How the Pioneers of the MOOC Got It Wrong - IEEE Spectrum - IEEE Spectrum

Monday, 1/16/2017, at 10:28 AM

IEEE Spectrum

How the Pioneers of the MOOC Got It Wrong - IEEE Spectrum
IEEE Spectrum
In 2011, when Stanford computer scientists Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig came up with the bright idea of streaming their robotics lectures over the Internet, ...

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4 years later, Harvard and MIT offer review of MOOCs - Education Dive

Friday, 1/13/2017, at 10:52 AM

4 years later, Harvard and MIT offer review of MOOCs
Education Dive
The average learner in these courses was a 29-year-old male living outside of the United States. More than 30% of learners in MOOCs self-described as active or former teachers and more than 250,000 students earned certification through these programs.

Microsoft Rolls Out More Azure MOOCs - Redmond Channel Partner (blog)

Friday, 1/13/2017, at 9:20 AM

Microsoft Rolls Out More Azure MOOCs
Redmond Channel Partner (blog)
Microsoft this week padded its selection of massively open online courses (MOOCs) focusing on the Azure public cloud technology stack. The free Azure courses, which are supposed to take from four to 18 hours to complete, were first unveiled in early ...

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Grading the MOOCs - Harvard Gazette

Thursday, 1/12/2017, at 10:03 AM

Harvard Gazette

Grading the MOOCs
Harvard Gazette
“HarvardX and MITx: Four Years of Open Online Courses,” released today, examined massive open online courses (MOOCs) the schools launched between fall 2012 and summer 2016. The report — one of the largest surveys of MOOCs to date —builds on ...
Study of MOOCs offers insights into online learner engagement and behaviorMIT News
Alternative providers of education must solve the problems of cost and credentialsThe Economist
Harvard/MIT Report Analyzes 4 Years of MOOC DataCampus Technology
Inside Higher Ed -YOU.co.za
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Once thought to be a fad, MOOCs showed staying power in 2016 - Education Dive

Tuesday, 1/3/2017, at 11:04 AM

MeriTalk

Once thought to be a fad, MOOCs showed staying power in 2016
Education Dive
The top three MOOC providers — Coursera, Udacity and EdX — collectively grossed more than $100 million last year, as much of the content provided on these platforms shifted from free to paywall guarded materials. Many MOOCs have moved to offering ...
Online Course Providers Put Their Money Where Their MOOC IsMeriTalk (blog)
MOOC users reach 58 million globally - The PIE NewsThe PIE News

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Monetization Over Massiveness: Breaking Down MOOCs by the Numbers in 2016 - EdSurge

Friday, 12/30/2016, at 1:27 PM

EdSurge

Monetization Over Massiveness: Breaking Down MOOCs by the Numbers in 2016
EdSurge
The modern massive open online course movement, which began when the first “MOOCs” were offered by Stanford professors in late 2011, is now half a decade old. In that time, MOOC providers have raised over $400 million and now employ more than a ...

Why MOOCs Can Add More Value To A Student's Profile Than You Think - Forbes

Friday, 12/23/2016, at 10:46 AM

Forbes

Why MOOCs Can Add More Value To A Student's Profile Than You Think
Forbes
Many students want to know how to utilize MOOCs to improve their profile and this brings us to the question of how value is being defined. Are you looking for a breadth of knowledge, a deeper understanding of a particular subject, or perhaps your focus ...

10 Things to Know About MOOCs - U.S. News & World Report

Wednesday, 12/21/2016, at 12:04 AM

U.S. News & World Report

10 Things to Know About MOOCs
U.S. News & World Report
Anybody with internet can audit university classes for free through massive open online courses, or MOOCs. These courses are often partnerships between colleges and providers such as edX or Coursera – though others exist. But MOOCs have evolved in ...