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Improving skills via online courses - Deccan Herald

Wednesday, 5/24/2017, at 2:39 PM

Deccan Herald

Improving skills via online courses
Deccan Herald
Multiple skill enhancement or skill development programmes are easily available free of cost as massive open online courses (MOOCs) on platforms such as Coursera and EdX. Unfettered access to MOOCs means executives from diverse locations and ...

Emerging challenges in digital higher education - Harvard Gazette

Wednesday, 5/24/2017, at 7:00 AM

Harvard Gazette

Emerging challenges in digital higher education
Harvard Gazette
HarvardX, a University-wide initiative that creates massive open online courses (MOOCs), has itself created more than 100 courses on the platform. HarvardX has also worked to identify opportunities to leverage its online learning content in Harvard's ...

“In future, education will be either blended or fully online” - Governance Now (blog)

Wednesday, 5/24/2017, at 2:29 AM

Governance Now (blog)

“In future, education will be either blended or fully online”
Governance Now (blog)
It is just a matter of time. India has been used to the traditional way of education. However, the fact that India is the second biggest learner base for edX, after the United States, speaks volumes about the kind of recognition MOOCs are receiving in ...

First-ever winners of MITx Prize for Teaching and Learning in MOOCs announced - The MIT Tech

Monday, 5/22/2017, at 10:46 AM

The MIT Tech

First-ever winners of MITx Prize for Teaching and Learning in MOOCs announced
The MIT Tech
MIT's Office of Digital Learning honored the winners of its inaugural MITx Prize for Teaching and Learning in MOOCs (massive open online courses) at the MITx Significant Interest Group event on Friday, May 19. The award is part of the Institute's ...

Why Haven't MOOCs Eliminated Any Professors? - Inside Higher Ed (blog)

Tuesday, 5/16/2017, at 8:40 PM

Why Haven't MOOCs Eliminated Any Professors?
Inside Higher Ed (blog)
If MOOCs are a sort of robot, then why haven't the MOOC robots taken the faculty jobs? MOOCs seem like the poster child for technological unemployment. Some 2016 numbers show that 58 million people have signed up for MOOCs, with 700+ universities ...

Global MOOCs Market Analysis and Segment Forecasts by ... - Green Mountain Outlook

Friday, 5/12/2017, at 12:53 PM

Green Mountain Outlook

Global MOOCs Market Analysis and Segment Forecasts by ...
Green Mountain Outlook
The MOOCs market provides detailed analysis of Market Overview, Market Drivers, Opportunities, Potential Application. Also MOOCs Market research report ...

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Are Pakistani universities doing enough to embrace MOOCs? - The Express Tribune

Thursday, 5/11/2017, at 12:20 AM

Are Pakistani universities doing enough to embrace MOOCs?
The Express Tribune
LAHORE: Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) are a course of study offered over the internet which is free and has a very large number of participants. The advent of MOOCs is bringing about a revolution in teaching and learning methods. Using current ...

Can MOOCs enable the start-up ecosystem? - The Hindu

Friday, 5/5/2017, at 6:32 AM

The Hindu

Can MOOCs enable the start-up ecosystem?
The Hindu
Funding, working capital, delivery and fine-tuning of products are the key challenges that an early-stage enterprise struggles with on a daily basis. Training or investing in employee skill development is not a focus area for start-ups. In the early ...

W3Cx celebrates enrollment of over 400k students in their MOOCs - App Developer Magazine

Wednesday, 4/26/2017, at 12:10 PM

App Developer Magazine

W3Cx celebrates enrollment of over 400k students in their MOOCs
App Developer Magazine
W3Cx celebrates enrollment of over 400k students in their MOOCs Just two years after launching its first HTML5 course on W3Cx, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has announced that it has exceeded its enrollment goals with nearly 400,000 students ...

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Road to real results for online learning - The Herald

Tuesday, 4/25/2017, at 7:00 PM

The Herald

Road to real results for online learning
The Herald
At the headquarters of online education company Coursera in Mountain View, California, a world map with strings and push pins notes all the universities offering massive online open courses, or MOOCs, on its website. Coursera offers distance learning ...