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May 2016

AISECT launches online course platform with 750 courses

AISECT, a Madhya Pradesh based education group, has launched ‘’, a free online Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platform, in partnership with

UNSW proves students learn better with the right online learning

Interactive online learning reduced the failure rate in a tough engineering course from 30pc to 5pc.

Growth of Big Data Predicted to Significantly Drive the Education Technology Market in the US Until 2019, Says Technavio | Business Wire

According to the latest research report released by Technavio, the education technology market in North America is expected to reach over USD 55 billi

Facebook Schools MOOCs on Engagement (EdSurge News)

If MOOCs want to build student engagement, they may want to take a lesson from Facebook.
That’s the takeaway from a recent study by researchers at Pennsylvania State University and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, who found
students favor using Facebook groups over MOOC forums in part

From MOOC to bootcamp to MIT

Two students with entrepreneurial spirit found their way into MIT’s Class of 2020 through MITx massive open online courses.

Harvard University Will Teach A MOOC in Virtual Reality – Class Central’s MOOC Report

Find out when Harvard’s most popular course is coming to virtual reality, and what some of the benefits might be for students.

Oilproject, the Italian MOOC you’ve probably never heard of, launches WeSchool

WeSchool, initially available in English, Spanish and Italian, is aimed at teachers with a product that will go up against established Learning Management..

University passes MOOC milestone

The University was the first in Australia to sign up to Coursera in 2012, and began offering an initial seven MOOCs in 2013.  

The University now offers 20 courses on the platform, from animal behaviour and the French Revolution, to citizen journalism and corporate financial decision making, with enrolments coming from 188 different countries.

Online courses just got personal

Kwantlen Polytechnic University instructor David Burns is aiming to make higher education easier for full-time workers, parents, and students travelling abroad.

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