The University of Melbourne's second year of MOOC offerings starts today with the launch of Discrete Optimization. Instructed by Professor Pascal Van Hentenryck, the course currently has over 26,000 students enrolled.
University of Melbourne vice-chancellor Glyn Davis has declared his university’s “experiment” with free online learning to be a success after enrolling 300,000 students into the seven courses it has offered so far.
With enrolments in University of Melbourne Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) to hit 500,000 in May, Stuart Winthrope examines how online teachings lessons are making their way into the on-campus classroom.
University of Melbourne has embraced the trend to free, online learning with a partnership with the US-based start-up Coursera. Angela Martinkus reports on how and why the University has moved so fast.
After becoming the first Australian university to join prestigious international online course provider Coursera, the University of Melbourne has been stunned by uptake of its suite of free subject offerings from people the world over.
Melbourne University has become the first Australian university to join the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) provider Coursera.Coursera offers free study subjects to anyone with internet access, with…...