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Online Degree Hits Learning Curve

The Georgia Institute of Technology turned heads in 2013 when it announced plans to offer an inexpensive, online version of its master’s degree in computer science to what top administrators predicted would be a “massive” audience.The program graduated its first class of students on Friday. All 20 of them.

2016 – the year of MOOC hard questions

We had 2012 as the year of the MOOC, 2014 was probably the year of the MOOC maturation, and I’m calling it for 2016, the year that university Vice Chancellors and Principals start looking and saying “what are we getting for our investment again?”

What Achieving Digital Equity Using Online Courses Could Look Like

Many students benefiting from massive open online courses are from higher income households, so what can be done to reach those who need the most help?

Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2015

One way to judge whether or not the hype of MOOCs truly faded in 2015 might be to look at headlines in the media. One way might be to look at press releases and “market research,” such as the fabulous contentions that MOOCs will earn $1.5 billion in revenue this year and that MOOCs will be a $8.5 billion industry by 2020.

MOOC Trends in 2015: The Death of Free Certificates – Class Central’s MOOC Report

Free MOOC certificates are a thing of the past: they have been completely replaced by paid-for certificates. We take a look at how much certificates cost from each major MOOC provider.

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