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How Online Education Can Fix Its Student Retention Problem – The recent growth of online education has been astounding. Last year 35 million people signed up for at least one online class. That’s m…

The recent growth of online education has been astounding. Last year, 35 million people signed up for at least one online class. That’s more than double the previous year’s enrollment. The popularity of online learning is easy to understand. Today, students have access to well over 4,000 courses in a wide array of subjects, from chemistry to philosophy to graphic design. They participate at a time and place that suits their schedule. Many courses are free. There is, however, a seriou

MOOC users reach 58 million globally

The number of first-time users meanwhile reached 23 million – a quarter registering with regional MOOC platforms which have proliferated in the past year.
The new figures are part of a series of articles from Class Central on the MOOC landscape, which curate information and reviews from 41 different MOOC providers around the world.

What people are saying about the TOEFL® MOOC

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Starting Wednesday, January 25 the third run of the TOEFL MOOC, TOEFL® Test Preparation: The Insider’s Guide will begin. The six-week prep course is designed to give you an insider’s look at the TOEFL iBT® test and the English skills necessary

Information received regarding SWAYAM under Right To Information Act, 2005

by sflc_admin    |    January 5, 2017SWAYAM, the national Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) project established by Ministry of Human Rights Development (MHRD), is a laudatory effort set to serve as a source for courses related to all fields from hi

How to temp test to see if a Master’s degree is really right for you – The American Genius

(EDITORIAL) Pursuing a Master’s degree is often part of advancing a career, but are you sure you’re ready to sink time, money, and energy into more education?

Student reviews of TOEFL MOOC course: quality but inadequate content

The TOEFL test prep course that started on a MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) platform last year, has gained popularity in a short span of time. In just 6 months, hundreds of students have taken the free course, and have tweeted and reviewed their experiences extensively. The course, hoste

MOOCs on big data stand fresh graduates in good stead: Experts

Graduates who have done open online courses in their field have an edge over others, say recruiters.

Massive Open Online Course Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecasts 2016–2024 – Press Release – Digital Journal

Massive open online courses (MOOC) are offered to people at reasonable prices with flexible time. It involves indefinite participation along with open access via the internet. Traditional methods are being replaced with MOOCs, which offer user forums in order to support community interactions among students, teaching assistants, and professors. Recently, massive open online courses have emerged as a popular mode of learning.

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