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Arizona State, edX team to offer freshman year online through MOOCs - Inside Higher Ed

Wednesday, 4/22/2015, at 7:21 PM

Inside Higher Ed

Arizona State, edX team to offer freshman year online through MOOCs
Inside Higher Ed
ASU's faculty members will create about a dozen general-education MOOCs, the first of which -- an introductory astronomy course -- will launch this August. Anyone can register for and take the MOOCs for free, but those who pay a $45 fee to verify their ...
​ASU Offers Freshman Year of College Online Through edX MOOCsEdSurge
Cheap MOOCs for Sale at ASU: Deal With edX to Offer Online Option for FreshmenPhoenix New Times (blog)
ASU, edX eye gen ed with for-credit 'Global Freshman Academy' MOOCsEducation Dive
Washington Post -Times Higher Education -Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)
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Moving Beyond MOOCS - Huffington Post

Tuesday, 4/21/2015, at 5:54 PM

Moving Beyond MOOCS
Huffington Post
The most significant development has been the proliferation of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCS). These classes offer a remarkable opportunity for people to learn from the greatest professors. Thanks to widespread access to broadband, people from ...

Despite popularity, experts remain divided on MOOCs - Duke Chronicle

Tuesday, 4/21/2015, at 7:48 AM

Duke Chronicle

Despite popularity, experts remain divided on MOOCs
Duke Chronicle
These large online offerings, more commonly known as MOOCs, are on the rise as more and more universities embrace their potential to provide quality learning for greater audiences, often free of charge. Coursera is an online interface for offering ...
Free Edinburgh Uni course to understand the general electionDeadline News

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Coursera's Andrew Ng: How MOOCs Are Taking Local Knowledge Global - Knowledge@Wharton

Friday, 4/17/2015, at 1:56 PM

Coursera's Andrew Ng: How MOOCs Are Taking Local Knowledge Global
Knowledge@Wharton
In an interview about MOOCs and their impact, Ng says they allow universities to take their great content and project it onto a larger audience than they ever did before. A recent study co-authored by Wharton professor Ezekiel J. Emanuel on the impact ...

Harvard Admissions Office Considers How To Weigh MOOCs - Harvard Crimson

Tuesday, 4/14/2015, at 11:38 PM

Harvard Admissions Office Considers How To Weigh MOOCs
Harvard Crimson
Among the familiar sea of acronyms surrounding college admissions―AP, IB, SAT, ACT―a new credential is popping up on applications that Harvard's Admissions Office has not yet decided how heavily to weigh: the MOOC, or massive open online course.

End of California's Digital Campus Is a Blow for MOOCs - U.S. News & World Report

Tuesday, 4/14/2015, at 12:17 PM

U.S. News & World Report

End of California's Digital Campus Is a Blow for MOOCs
U.S. News & World Report
End of California's Digital Campus Is a Blow for MOOCs. Once-celebrated online courses haven't lived up to the hype. Junior student working on laptop. Massive online open courses, known as MOOCs, haven't seen the success that University of California ...

How Disruptive Are MOOCs? Hopkins Genomics MOOC Launches In June - Forbes

Monday, 4/13/2015, at 7:48 AM

Forbes

How Disruptive Are MOOCs? Hopkins Genomics MOOC Launches In June
Forbes
The advent of massive, online open courses (MOOCs) is making high-quality content available to millions of people for the first time, and much of it is free. These online courses, even in their infancy, have generated a huge response, revealing the ...
Felipe Chiriboga: To find the best students, GW should consider MOOC ...GW Hatchet (subscription)
New research shows free online courses didn't grow as expected89.3 KPCC

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From MOOCs To Minerva: Higher Education And Beyond - Forbes

Monday, 4/6/2015, at 8:00 AM

Forbes

From MOOCs To Minerva: Higher Education And Beyond
Forbes
Imagine a college experience without the brick-and-mortar college. You hit the snooze button on your alarm a few times in the morning and finally stagger out of bed, yet instead of racing across the quad to make it to your lecture on time, you open up ...

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Massive study on MOOCs - Harvard Gazette

Wednesday, 4/1/2015, at 9:03 AM

Harvard Gazette

Massive study on MOOCs
Harvard Gazette
Some have claimed that online learning is a “disruptive revolution” and a harbinger of the end of residential colleges, while others have called MOOCs at best “mere marketing” or at worst an abject failure, singling out low completion rates. Expanded ...
Who is taking MOOCs? Teachers, says MIT-Harvard studyPBS NewsHour
Who's Taking MOOCs? TeachersChronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog)
edX agrees to make its MOOCS more accessible to disabled usersConsumerAffairs
Phys.Org -InfoToday.com
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Many Enroll, Few Finish, Moocs March On: How Online Courses Are Changing ... - CALIFORNIA

Monday, 3/30/2015, at 4:09 PM

CALIFORNIA

Many Enroll, Few Finish, Moocs March On: How Online Courses Are Changing ...
CALIFORNIA
His colleagues launched a competing company, Coursera, which was showered with $85 million in venture capital, despite the company's lack of a revenue stream—MOOCs are still offered free of charge, and although participants can choose to buy a ...
The End of College? Not So FastChronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

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