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Carte blanche: Online learning is here to stay, writes Isabel Page. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s massive open online course (MOOC) “U.Lab: Transforming…

One Million Course Enrolments and a Successful Financing Round at iversity – The Hans India

Online course platform iversity reaches one million enrolments exactly two years after its launch, with the number of courses having grown from 10 to over 100 during that time. In addition to MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), the company has expanded its course program with “iversity PRO”, a series of online professional development courses for individuals and companies. To accelerate the company’s development in preparation for a larger growth funding round, iversity raised additional financing.

Edraak Collaborates With British Council and Crescent Petroleum to Launch English Language Learning MOOC, Powered by Cerego

platform of the Queen Rania Foundation (QRF), today launched ‘Learn English: Conversational Skills for Beginners’. The free online English language learning course, is developed and run in partnership with the British Council, funded by Crescent Petroleum, and will be the first MOOC in Arabic powered by Cerego’s personalized learning technology.

How Software Helps Keep Online Learners Honest

People often express worry that the relative anonymity of online learning environments and the disconnected nature of being in a MOOC (massive online open..

MOOCs haven’t lived up to the hopes and the hype, Stanford participants say

Massive online classes for virtually everyone were supposed to change the world of education, but it hasn’t worked out that way yet, say three Stanford professors who have been involved since the beginning.

Education Department will experiment with aid eligibility for boot camps & MOOCs

The U.S. Department of Education today announced an experimental pathway to federal aid for partnerships between colleges and nontraditional providers, including ones that run skills boot camps or offer unaccredited online courses.

Should you take an online course or attend traditional classes? Yes.

A new hybrid of the two being piloted at MIT may address the problems of both.

ProQuest SIPX Debuts New Course Material Tools

ProQuest SIPX, a provider of digital course materials solutions for higher education, has introduced three new tools designed to help reduced costs for students and simplify the implementation of digital educational resources for educators and administrators.

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