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December 2015

New trends in the app market and top picks from 2015

With the app market full of money grabbing redundant companies the cream has finally started coming to the top

Use of MOOCs and Online Education is Exploding: Here’s Why

The folks at Class Central just released their data on the growth of online courses (MOOCs) in 2015 and the data is amazing. More than 35 million people have enrolled in online courses in the last four years, and 2015 enrollments doubled from 2014. (That’s equal to one out of five working professionals in the US!)

Education: India Needs College 4.0: Reboot Higher Education

NextGen companies as well as managers find the skills of today’s youth hopelessly inadequate to cope with the challenges of the future.

Powell: I have a bad case of nostalgia

Three years ago, about this time, I submitted a proposal to my employer, Kansas State University, to take a 20 per cent cut in pay, develop a MOOC in food safety risk analysis (and three other courses), and continue with research and outreach.

US-based University of the People may tie up with Indian govt for online education – Times of India

University of the People, the world’s first non-profit tuition-free varsity, is looking at India as a major destination for students.

The Most Popular Online Course Teaches You to Learn

Critics say Massively Open Online Course, or MOOCs, are over-hyped. But defenders say they are reaching people in unexpected ways.

MOOC market to grow at 46% CAGR to 2019 according to new research report – WhaTech

Global MOOCs Market 2015-2019 is 63 pages new research report and provides 29 Exhibits to support the research. The use of MOOCs has emerged as an essential catalyst for the development of progressive programs for both K-12.

Northwestern Will Launch A Design Thinking MOOC In January


If your New Years resolution is to grow your leadership skills, gain better thought habits, or learn…

MOOCs in 2015: Breaking Down the Numbers (EdSurge News)

Have massive open online courses emerged from the Trough of Disillusionment to the Slopes of Enlightenment? Wherever MOOCs belong on the
Gartner Hype Cycle, one thing is clear: there are more courses and students now than ever before.
Student enrollments in MOOCs doubled this year. In fact, mor

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