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October 2016

With 1.7 million users, India is Coursera’s second largest market after the US

Coursera has said that it has 1.7 million users in India, making it their second largest market, after the US

 How Could MOOCs Become Accessible?The Case of edX and the Future of Inclusive Online Learning

…The main purpose of this research is to contribute to the discussion about the future of inclusive online learning, by proposing a software design to incorporate features in MOOC platforms to enable, support and guide authors toward conceptualizing, designing, building and testing accessible MOOCs. We also present the results of an evaluation of the accessibility issues of Studio, the edX course-authoring software, based on ATAG 2.0.

How Residential Campuses Are Using MOOCS to Enhance On-Campus Learning

Being and Learning in a Digital Age

October 2016 at The university of Pennsylvania

Free online course enabling improved digital accessibility | Electronics and Computer Science | University of Southampton

ECS academics are lead educators on free online course helping learners understand how accessible digital technologies can overcome barriers encountered by people with sensory, physical or cognitive impairments

Designing the Future – Free online course

Learn contemporary design approaches that you can use to work through problems in the world around you.

Planning content for online courses: The search for SPOC | University Affairs

Over the last two years the department of educational studies at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) has been attempting to push the limits of what a small department can do to create compelling online courses and digital resources. As part of this experiment our popular first year transitions course, Introduction to Higher Education, was offered in …

12-year-old Scottish boy completes University of Alberta’s Dino 101 course

Finn McKellar lives in Craigmarloch, Scotland. He’s 12 years old and just started Year 1 of high school. He also just completed the university-level Dino 101 online course.

Microsoft Unveils 5 MOOCs on K–12 Digital Pedagogy and Leadership — THE Journal

Microsoft’s education team is sponsoring five new online courses designed to help guide K–12 principals, headmasters, superintendents and school leaders through the challenges and opportunities of digital transformation.

Market Insight : Massive Open Online Courses Market Globally Grow at a CAGR of 56.61% by Revenue During the Forecast Period 2016-2020

Market Insight : Massive Open Online Courses Market Globally Grow at a CAGR of 56.61% by Revenue During the Forecast Period 2016-2020

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