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MOOCs Come to the U.K.

MOOCs Come to the U.K.

Two-weeks ago the headline was “UK Universities are wary of getting on board the MOOC train.” At the time U.K. universities thinking so small that investors weren’t even interested in … View More

MOOC Spotlight: Khan Academy

MOOC Spotlight: Khan Academy

Khan Academy helped kick off the third-party provider online education boom in 2006. The site hosts 3,600 micro lectures on subjects ranging from healthcare and nursing to history and 380 practice exams … View More

Georgetown Joins edX

Georgetown Joins edX

Georgetown University has partnered with massive open online course (MOOC) provider edX. Although over 200 schools have inquired about joining edX, Georgetown is only the sixth to be admitted into the … View More

MOOC Spotlight: Udemy

MOOC Spotlight: Udemy

Launched in 2010, Udemy is an online learning platform that allows professors to host courses. The service was conceived in 2007 by Eren Bali while he was living in Turkey. He and Gagan Biyani decided … View More

San Diego City College Considers MOOC

San Diego City College Considers MOOC

After having its application to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for a grant to develop a massive open online course (MOOC) in introductory psychology denied, San Diego City College is considering … View More

Coursera Creates Academic Advisory Board

Coursera Creates Academic Advisory Board

Massive open online course provider Coursera has created an academic advisory board. The board, a first for the company, will feature nine senior academic officials from universities offering classes … View More

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