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Massive Open Online Courses

Still little consensus on role of massive, online courses in higher education
Massive, open, online courses could be reshaping the typical college classroom . Tonight, PBS NewsHour Weekend Anchor Hari Sreenivasan looks at how in the third story in his Rethinking College series. The classes, known as MOOCs, were once hailed ...
 PBS3 days ago
UNE shuts down its loss-making MOOCs
The University of New England (UNE) has shut down its pioneering ­experiment with massive open online courses (MOOCs) because it could not make it pay. The university's new vice-chancellor, Annabelle Duncan, said it was ­questionable whether ...
 University Business5 days ago
Cicchini: Online education must get better
As students start heading back to campus, there has been a lot of hype about a coming change in higher education, such as Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, and the problems of rising tuition. It's time that those who care about the future make ...
 Austin American Statesman4 days ago
Online courses endanger learning on campus
Google is sponsoring research into massive open online courses (or MOOCs) here at Carnegie Mellon. While The Tartan recognizes the potential that this new style of teaching holds, MOOCs provide a learning experience of ambiguous quality, and should ...
 Individual.com5 days ago
Deccan Chronicle
UGC to develop open online courses soon
UGC logo. (Photo: PTI/file) Chennai: Study centres in distance education stream in the Indian universities will soon disappear as the University Grants Commission (UGC) has come up with Massive Online and Open Courses (MOOCS) for over 100 ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 week ago
Forbes.com
Coursera's MOOCs Go To Work: What MasterCard Is Learning
An intriguing strategy tweak is taking shape at Coursera, the pioneer of massively open online courses, or MOOCs. While Coursera still opens its (virtual) doors wide to anyone who wants to take a free course for the fun of it, the company also is ...
 Forbes.com1 week ago
PBS
Can online courses replace a campus education?
TOPICS > Education August 22, 2014 at 5:35 PM EDT Massive, open, online courses, or MOOCs, that anyone can take from anywhere in the world are the future of higher education or the vehicle of its demise, depending on your perspective. Hari ...
 PBS1 week ago
Moocs and the man leading the UKs charge
Simon Nelson is head of FutureLearn, the OU's venture into Moocs - massive open online courses that some have claimed will revolutionise
 Big News Network1 week ago
Will the humanities survive the arrival of the MOOCs?
The MOOCs (massive open online courses) have arrived and are proliferating. Canadian undergraduates, like their contemporaries worldwide, will be taking an increasing proportion of their courses online rather than in a classroom with fellow students ...
 Globe and Mail2 weeks ago
'MOOCs, a step towards democratising education'
The rise of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) is a step towards 'democratising education', as it had now allowed millions across the world to have unparalleled access to the best professors and teachers of the world, said T V Mohandas Pai, Chairman, Manipal ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
Khan Academy to say ‘vanakkam Tamil Nadu’
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are all about accessibility, and this group of youngsters is taking it closer to learners. Cloud Vidyashram, an initiative by data analytics firm Report Bee and the non-profit AMM Foundation, has taken to translating the ...
 Times of India1 month ago
Letters: The MOOCs issue
The hype over massive open online courses or MOOCs as the holy grail of education over the coming half century leaves one feeling sad because this is another revolution that will most likely bypass India, partly due to the shortcomings of her ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

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