Have you considered running a Massive Open Online Course or as it's commonly called, a MOOC? I'v been involved in MOOCs since 2007/2008. I started organizing my own MOOCs in 2013 with the first Moodle MOOC on WizIQ in June 2013 and the second one in October 2013. Organizing and conducting MOOCs on WizIQ is easy and rewarding for everyone involved. So much so, that I decided to have 3 Moodle MOOCs a year, a Second Life MOOC in April and a Healthy Living MOOC in September.
Online education companies like Udacity and Coursera aim to give jobseekers a shot at advancing their careers.
Short, engaging video about MOOCs and the connected age. Great for introducing the concept of MOOCs.
A profusion of online courses are the answer to a self-motivated student's prayers. And employers are starting to pay attention.
Online learning courses have notoriously low completion rates. An informal study by Ph.D. candidate Katy Jordan found that average completion for massive open online courses, commonly known as MOOCs, is about 7%. While MOOCs have been touted as a catalyst for change in higher education in particular, the coming revolution may have been overstated with completion rates this low.
The Open University has begun offering courses on the international portal Massive Open Online Courses, also known as MOOCs, which was initiated in the US and offers fully accessible online courses in various disciplines from universities around the world, this week.
The number of active MOOCs in Europe has more than tripled since the beginning of 2013. The MOOCs scorecard measures the number of MOOCs from each European country, what subjects they cover, and the rate of growth compared to the rest of the world.
MOOCs—massive open online courses—have shaken up the higher education world in the past few years. Read all about this trend.