Mooc news


January 2016

Nadrus makes MOOCs Arabic-friendly

One startup is finding MOOC success in the Gulf with Arabic-language training course for corporates.

Minister Jan O’Sullivan Launches MOOC as a 21st Century Learning Tool for Teachers

Ms Jan O’Sullivan T.D., Minister for Education and Skills today launched a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) called “21st Century Learning Design” which will be used by teachers across the globe to help support the objective of bringing more technology skills into the classroom.

Behind the MOOC: Scaling Up Your Venture | Stanford Online

It’s the Learning, Stupid

This article is excerpted from America Needs Talent, authored by Jamie Merisotis and published in 2015.

SWAYAM to launch online courses in various subjects: A substitute to classroom teaching?

SWAYAM to launch online courses in various subjects: A substitute to classroom teaching?

[EdTech Insights] How to Choose the Right MOOC

When choosing the right MOOC to attend, the main points to consider are:


Yes, MOOCs offer an incredible range of topics for online learners from different parts of the world with different learning budgets; but then what is wrong with MOOCs?

Coursera Removes Free Track From Some MOOCs

Massive open online course platform Coursera is removing the option to complete some of the courses offered on its platform for free. Coursera has previously offered a free track and a paid track that awards an identity-verified certificate, but as of last week, learners will have to pay a fee in some courses to have their assignments graded. Learners in those courses who choose not to pay can still browse the course materials, including discussions and assignments.

International Education News l The PIE News l HE alliance to pilot MOOC credit transfer system

News and business analysis for Professionals in International Education

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