Mooc news


July 2015

Stanford’s John Hennessy Says Online Learning Has Some Way to Go | MIT Technology Review

Stanford’s president questions whether online learning can match traditional instruction in motivating students.

Here’s a $5M Seed Fund to Support Higher Ed Innovations Besides MOOCs (EdSurge News)

Believe it or not, there are innovations in higher education beyond the headline-grabbing MOOCs that have soaked up so many investment dollars in recent years. And now those non-MOOCs may get some funding, too. Today, New York City-based University Ventures announced a $5 million seed fund for inves

Moocs will not replace traditional education |

I am revisiting the topic of massive open online course (Mooc) for the third time in a year. Reformers of our educational system and the Union government have been

EdTechX: A MOOC about Integrating Education Technology

An introduction to technology integration in a new MOOC from MIT.

Are MOOCs the ‘Digital Albums’ of Education? From Standard Education to ‘Marginal Learning’ – Singularity HUB

The digitalization of education via massive open online courses (or MOOCs) seems to be going the way the music industry went a decade ago.

List of Over 140 Online Courses/MOOCs Starting in August 2015 – EdTechReview™ (ETR)

List of over 100 MOOCs and Online Courses coming up in the month of August 2015.

Funding for Chinese Online Learning Platforms Increased Tenfold in 2014 | MIT Technology Review

Will a surge in distance learning for traditional subjects, test prep, language, and trade skills leave the poorest out?

MOOCs Shake Up Indian Education | MIT Technology Review

In a country of rigid teaching styles and scarce university slots, students and professors are exploring what online learning can be.

Udacity founder takes on virtual study revolution –

It is less than a quarter of an hour’s drive down Route 101 from the village-like campus of Stanford University to Mountain View, the Silicon Valley home of Udacity. This was the journey Sebastian Thrun, the online education company’s chief

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