Mooc news


July 2017

What if MOOCs Revolutionize Education After All? – EdSurge News

If you’ve ever zoned out during a lecture, or if your students are prone to distraction as you click through your PowerPoint deck, that’s partl

Why Are Coding Bootcamps Going Out of Business?

Within the past week, two well-known and well-established coding bootcamps have announced they’ll be closing their doors: Dev Bootcamp, owned by Kaplan Inc., and The Iron Yard, owned by th

Are MOOCs, Bootcamps and Other Alternative Education Options Effective?

As Congress is poised to offer certain programs Federal support, a new study questions whether their quality.

Could Mooc Platforms Disrupt Executive Education?

Coursera joins forces with AXA in latest corporate training push

MOOCs, a new teaching alternative

MOOCs offer education in a flexible format, promote participation and collaboration, create awareness and responsibility in participants regarding their learning process, and foment Mobile Learning. 

Peter Mellow’s insight:
Still nice to see people talking about MOOCs like they are a new thing.

Free online course on Swayam by Faculties and Universities from : NPTEL , UGC , CEC, NCERT , NIOS & IGNOU & IIMB

SWAYAM is a programme initiated by Government of India and designed to achieve the three cardinal principles of Education Policy viz., access, equity and quality. The objective of this effort is to take the best teaching learning resources to all, including the most disadvantaged. SWAYAM seeks to bridge the digital divide for students who have hitherto remained untouched by the digital revolution and have not been able to join the mainstream of the knowledge economy.

Coursera’s Tom Willerer talks personalization, access

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An Adelaide couple’s platform takes education to new levels

ADELAIDE education start-up Opentute is here to teach you a lesson — on an adaptable social learning platform they have developed over the past two years.

Govt launches edu channels to help medical, engg aspirants

Thousands of engineering and medical aspirants may now prepare for their entrance examinations from home as President Pranab Mukherjee launched four satellite television channels on Sunday to offer tutorials by subject experts in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology.

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