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Hitting the million mark with MOOC enrolments | University of London

The University of London has reached one million enrolments on the massive open online course MOOC platform

ColinHickie’s insight:
well done University of London on reaching one million!!

Report Review of Siemen’s ‘Preparing for the Digital University’ – Class Central’s MOOC Report

Class Central summarizes the main findings from the MOOC Research Initiative (MRI) Report: Preparing for the Digital University.

Post-Secondary Trending Now: An Impenetrable EdTech ‘Bubble’?

Sorry to burst your bubble: it appears that the ballooning edtech industry continues to grow even several years after critics predicted its downfall.

EdTech: Why Employers From Google To Goldman Sachs Are Warming To Moocs

When Moocs — massive open online courses — first exploded onto the scene, their value to employers was a point of contention for business schools.


Yet as they evolve and capture the attention of millions of learners, Udacity, Coursera, edX and are betting that companies will hold them in the same esteem as campus courses. Some say we’re already there.

Moodle in English: Teaching with Moodle MOOC January 2016: Feedback and actions

We’ve just finished the latest run of our twice-yearly Learn Moodle MOOC and as usual, Helen and I are reading through the feedback provided by participants in order to improve the course for the next run, starting on 7th August 2016.

Make in India: Credit raters to be in place for massive open online courses, students will be given credits – The Economic Times

The official platform for massive open online courses or MOOCs, Swayam will take off only once the credit system is in place.

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