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2016-05-27

2016 Coursera MOOC Partners Conference

In her opening address at the 2016 Partners Conference on 21 March Daphne Koller, founder and CEO of Coursera, described Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) as a ‘movement’ that is continuing to take the world by storm, creating opportunities for self-advancement and acting as instruments for the democratisation of education. Daphne stated that Coursera envisions “a world where anyone, anywhere can transform their life by accessing the world’s best learning experience.” An altruistic vision that laid the foundation for what was to be a very captivating and thought-provoking MOOC conference.

The surprise I found today in Coursera (or what open means).

I am interested in MOOC, in fact I am researching that. Since some time ago I have been watching courses on different platforms, including Coursera.

Lately it has discussed the open nature of these courses. And today I found something that had never happened before with Coursera: when I tried to enroll myself in a Python course, my access was denied,and the explanation is here:

What We Learned at the Coursera Partners Conference

The top takeaways from Duke University staff, faculty and students who attended the 2016 Coursera Partners Conference in The Hague, Netherlands.

EMMA webinar – Using Social Media effectively in your MOOC

Social media can be really useful for MOOC providers for two different but related reasons. The first is that social media channels provide vitall

Appropriate use of MOOCs

One of the unfortunate downsides of all the MOOC hype is that it pushed people into opposing camps – you either buy into it all or reject them absolutely. And of course, MOOCs are not going t…

Moocs to earn degree credits for first time in UK at two universities

Students will be able to use Moocs – massive open online courses – to gain accreditation towards final qualification

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