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Geo MOOC landscape continues to evolve - DirectionsMag.com

Wednesday, 2/10/2016, at 2:17 AM

Geo MOOC landscape continues to evolve
DirectionsMag.com
To get a sense of how the initial wave of students fared, I exchanged questions and answers by email with ten people who took one or more geospatial MOOCs during 2014 or 2015. This sample of students was in no way representative of all students, but ...

Make in India: Credit raters to be in place for massive open online courses, students will be given credits - Economic Times

Friday, 2/5/2016, at 5:03 PM

Economic Times

Make in India: Credit raters to be in place for massive open online courses, students will be given credits
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: A formal credit rating system is being put in place for massive open online courses (MOOCs) as part of the government's efforts to help meet increased demand for engineers and management graduates that it anticipates owing to 'Make in India' ...

The Global MOOC Moment - U.S. News & World Report

Monday, 2/1/2016, at 1:03 PM

U.S. News & World Report

The Global MOOC Moment
U.S. News & World Report
Enthusiastic supporters predicted that MOOCs, which are often free and open to anyone with an Internet connection, were going to tear down the traditional university, completely disrupting higher education as we knew it. Some even claimed that within a ...
Coursera rolls out fees for graded assignmentsThe PIE News
New MOOC from IIM-BTimes of India
The limits of opennessThe Australian

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Coursera Removes Free Track From Some MOOCs - Inside Higher Ed

Monday, 1/25/2016, at 3:45 AM

Coursera Removes Free Track From Some MOOCs
Inside Higher Ed
Massive open online course platform Coursera is removing the option to complete some of the courses offered on its platform for free. Coursera has previously offered a free track and a paid track that awards an identity-verified certificate, but as of ...

MOOCs at the Four-Year Mark - GoodCall News (blog)

Friday, 1/22/2016, at 11:23 AM

GoodCall News (blog)

MOOCs at the Four-Year Mark
GoodCall News (blog)
Total student users from 2011-13 combined are less than just last year's tally. 2015 students could choose from 4,200 courses from more than 550 different schools. While some courses are available in 16 languages, 75% of MOOCs are in English.
Anant Agarwal, CEO, edX, USAThe PIE News

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Would better supports help MOOCs boost community colleges' reach? - Education Dive

Wednesday, 1/20/2016, at 10:57 AM

Would better supports help MOOCs boost community colleges' reach?
Education Dive
The former director of enterprise services at the Virginia Community Colleges System, Matt Lawson, sees the potential for MOOCs to reach the large population of developmental learners on community college campuses. He writes for eCampus News that the ...

IIMB to hold Faculty Development Programme on blended MOOCs - Economic Times

Wednesday, 1/20/2016, at 6:26 AM

Economic Times

IIMB to hold Faculty Development Programme on blended MOOCs
Economic Times
MUMBAI: Indian Institute of Management Bangalore on Wednesday announced a one-day Faculty Development Programme on Blended Learning using Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs. The programme is targeted at all faculty in management ...
IIMB announces one-day faculty development programme using blended MOOCs on February 13Hindu Business Line
IIM Bangalore Announces one-day Faculty Development Programme using Blended MOOCs on February 13India Education Diary

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Can MOOCs be a successful alternative for community colleges? - eCampus News

Tuesday, 1/19/2016, at 5:21 AM

eCampus News

Can MOOCs be a successful alternative for community colleges?
eCampus News
First offered in 2011 at Stanford, modern MOOCs were primarily computer science courses made open to anyone with an internet connection. It didn't take long for the concept to catch on, and soon MOOCs were more pervasive and being touted as the future ...

MOOCs And Their Role In Your IT Client's Business - Business Solutions Magazine

Monday, 1/18/2016, at 4:53 AM

Business Solutions Magazine

MOOCs And Their Role In Your IT Client's Business
Business Solutions Magazine
With more than 2,400 courses being offered by more than 400 universities to between 16 and 18 million students in 2014, MOOCs are on the rise. MOOC — Massive Open Online Course — was developed in 2008 and has been growing at impressive rates ...

Why You Should Care That MOOCs Had a Great 2015 - Chief Learning Officer

Thursday, 1/14/2016, at 10:57 AM

Why You Should Care That MOOCs Had a Great 2015
Chief Learning Officer
Why You Should Care That MOOCs Had a Great 2015. Massive open online courses were hot last year — growing by more than 17 million students since 2014. Growth is still climbing, as is perceived value and prices. Bravetta Hassell. January 14, 2016.
India's New MOOC Superpowers and Canada's 2016 MOOC Opportunity in New BookConsumer Electronics Net

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