Mooc news



US award for WA mining course –

THE Business of Mining, a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) developed by Curtin University in conjunction with industry and the state government, has been named best in class in the university category of the 2015 United States Interactive Media Awards.

MOOCs and Accelerated Learning

Massively Overhyped Online Courses? A common thread in many of the earlier articles written about MOOCs was the high drop-out rate. Several articles written in 2012—the so-called

Macquarie University expands Bill Gates’ favourite course to tackle world’s biggest problems

Macquarie University has launched an ambitious project to expand its Big History program into a multidisciplinary approach to solve real-world problems in business and public policy.


Next year the university’s Big History Institute will offer a series of online units on Coursera, the leading US massive open online course (MOOC) provider, to apply more widely the techniques developed in Big History to connect knowledge across disciplines.

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