MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses
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MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses
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SPOCs (small, private online courses) may provide what MOOCs can’t

It’s hard to follow higher education news these days without seeing a reference to MOOCs. The online learning platforms from edX, Coursera, Udacity, and others were launched to great fanfare over the last two years. Proponents praise them for their potential to change education, while critics chalk them up as more hype than hope.

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Course-Management Companies Challenge MOOC Providers - Wired Campus

Course-Management Companies Challenge MOOC Providers - Wired Campus | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it

Two software companies that sell course-management systems, Blackboard and Instructure, have entered the race to provide free online courses for the masses.

 

On Thursday both companies plan to announce partnerships with universities that will use their software to teach massive open online courses, or MOOC’s. The companies hope to pull in their own college clients to compete with online-education players like Udacity and Coursera.


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AT&T and Georgia Tech: A Top Ten master’s degree in computer science at a very affordable cost

AT&T and Georgia Tech: A Top Ten master’s degree in computer science at a very affordable cost | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it

AT&T is joining Georgia Institute of Technology and MOOC education provider Udacity to support the first professional Online Master of Science degree in computer science that can be earned completely through the “massively open online” format.

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