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MIT Deems MicroMasters a Success - Inside Higher Ed

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Inside Higher Ed

MIT Deems MicroMasters a Success
Inside Higher Ed
MIT's blended program, like similar MOOCs-for-credit initiatives at Arizona State University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been closely watched in higher education. The results so far suggest graduate students are particularly ...

What if MOOCs Revolutionize Education After All? - EdSurge

Tuesday, 7/25/2017, at 12:54 PM

What if MOOCs Revolutionize Education After All?
EdSurge
There's a lot going on behind the scenes, and [MOOCs] are sort of like a tidal wave where underneath there's all this action occurring, and you may not see the surface until it actually hits the shore. It takes a while for any societal change to occur.

Are MOOCs, Bootcamps and Other Alternative Education Options Effective? - U.S. News & World Report

Friday, 7/21/2017, at 3:56 PM

U.S. News & World Report

Are MOOCs, Bootcamps and Other Alternative Education Options Effective?
U.S. News & World Report
Are MOOCs, Bootcamps and Other Alternative Education Options Effective? As Congress is poised to offer certain programs Federal support, a new study questions whether their quality. By Kara Voght, Contributor | July 21, 2017, at 3:50 p.m.. MORE.

MOOCs now largely seen as professional learning tool - Education Dive

Wednesday, 7/19/2017, at 10:56 AM

MOOCs now largely seen as professional learning tool
Education Dive
Views on who the primary audience for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) is have changed, Class Central CEO Dhawal Shah writes for EdSurge, noting that they were initially considered a disruptive force for universities and made for curious lifelong ...

Now that MOOCs are mainstream, where does online learning go next? - TNW

Wednesday, 7/19/2017, at 6:55 AM

TNW

Now that MOOCs are mainstream, where does online learning go next?
TNW
There's little doubt that online courses are proving popular with students all over the world. Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) providers such as EdX and Futurelearn have been lauded with democratizing higher education and making knowledge more ...

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IIMB's MOOCs lauded by President - The Hindu

Thursday, 7/13/2017, at 9:51 AM

The Hindu

IIMB's MOOCs lauded by President
The Hindu
The Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) programme of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore w(IIMB) as lauded by President Pranab Mukherjee during the launch of the Union government's SWAYAM platform in New Delhi recently.
IIM Bangalore honored with award for MOOCs by President Pranab MukherjeeIndia Education Diary
IIMB's MOOCs lauded by President | Bengaluru NYOOOZNYOOOZ
IIM-Bangalore gets award for massive open online course ...Hindu Business Line

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Why You Should Turn MOOCs Into a Group Activity - Lifehacker

Monday, 7/10/2017, at 4:34 PM

Lifehacker

Why You Should Turn MOOCs Into a Group Activity
Lifehacker
For one, MOOCs usually cost money, and they can be pretty expensive. There are plenty of great free online classes out there, but a lot of the good stuff will run you anywhere from $50 to $100—even up to $1,500, depending on what you want to learn.
Online courses will eventually replace traditional educationDaily Californian

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

Monday, 7/10/2017, at 8:13 AM

In FutureLearn's MOOCs, Conversation Powers Learning at Massive Scale
IEEE Spectrum
“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 and then adapts the content, pace of instruction, and assessment to the individual's performance ...

MOOCs, the IBM Simon and the iPhone - Inside Higher Ed (blog)

Thursday, 7/6/2017, at 8:57 PM

Inside Higher Ed (blog)

MOOCs, the IBM Simon and the iPhone
Inside Higher Ed (blog)
The IBM Simon was interesting, but it never went anywhere. Today's MOOCs are more successful than the Simon, but like the Simon, MOOCs have not caused much in the way of non-incremental structural change within the industry in which they emerged.

MOOCs Find Their Audience: Professional Learners and Universities - EdSurge

Thursday, 7/6/2017, at 11:41 AM

MOOCs Find Their Audience: Professional Learners and Universities
EdSurge
He thinks that MOOCs may not have disrupted the education market, but they are disrupting the labor market. The real audience is not the traditional university student but what he calls the “lifelong career learner,” someone who might be well beyond ...