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Will the Pandemic Lead More Colleges to Offer Credit for MOOCs? Coursera is Pushing for It. | EdSurge News

Will the Pandemic Lead More Colleges to Offer Credit for MOOCs? Coursera is Pushing for It. | EdSurge News | MoocLab's Mooc Scoop | Scoop.it
Coursera sees a new business opportunity: to sell the courses it developed to colleges that want to use them as part of for-credit courses for their own students.
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Finding Community Support in Online Learning

Finding Community Support in Online Learning | MoocLab's Mooc Scoop | Scoop.it

One of the biggest challenges faced by online learners is the comparative lack of peer interaction and community support. Discover six platforms where you can create or join study groups to help with your online learning. 

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Google Has a Plan to Disrupt the College Degree

Google Has a Plan to Disrupt the College Degree | MoocLab's Mooc Scoop | Scoop.it
Google's new certificate program takes only six months to complete, and will be a fraction of the cost of college.
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Back to school: 7 ways to win at online learning

Back to school: 7 ways to win at online learning | MoocLab's Mooc Scoop | Scoop.it
Many families are gearing up for what likely will amount to another semester of online learning due to the coronavirus pandemic. Here are seven tips for making online learning more effective as kids go back to school.
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Online Learning Platform Coursera Raises $130 Million At Reported $2.5 Billion Valuation

Online Learning Platform Coursera Raises $130 Million At Reported $2.5 Billion Valuation | MoocLab's Mooc Scoop | Scoop.it
Investors are valuing the company, which provides online classes taught by instructors at top universities, at a reported $2.5 billion.
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The future of education is digital, online learning platform CEO says

The future of education is digital, online learning platform CEO says | MoocLab's Mooc Scoop | Scoop.it
Online enrollments at Coursera are up 500% from the same time a year ago, says CEO Jeff Maggioncalda.
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How can we save the Mooc?

How can we save the Mooc? | MoocLab's Mooc Scoop | Scoop.it
As most universities digitise all their teaching, they are finding it very difficult to deliver education online. Gorgi Krlev offers three challenges to conventional wisdom
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'Students like the flexibility': why online universities are here to stay | Universities | The Guardian

'Students like the flexibility': why online universities are here to stay | Universities | The Guardian | MoocLab's Mooc Scoop | Scoop.it
With the coronavirus pandemic radically reshaping the education system, universities may never be the same again
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Discover the Most Popular Open Online Course of ALL Time

Discover the Most Popular Open Online Course of ALL Time | MoocLab's Mooc Scoop | Scoop.it

Stanford University’s online Machine Learning course on Coursera, stands out from the rest by the sheer volume of learners who have enrolled

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Learn How to Succeed at Job Interviews with these Free Online Courses

Learn How to Succeed at Job Interviews with these Free Online Courses | MoocLab's Mooc Scoop | Scoop.it

Many people have lost their jobs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic which also means competition will be high to land a new job. A successful interview will be essential for you to lock in a job offer, and you will want to perform at your best during this important meeting.

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The rise of online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic

The rise of online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic | MoocLab's Mooc Scoop | Scoop.it
Research suggests that online learning has been shown to increase retention of information, and take less time, meaning the changes coronavirus have caused might be here to stay.
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UK Government Launches New Free Online Learning Platform to Boost Workplace Skills

UK Government Launches New Free Online Learning Platform to Boost Workplace Skills | MoocLab's Mooc Scoop | Scoop.it
The UK Department for Education has launched a new online learning platform called the Skills Toolkit to help boost the nation’s skills during lockdown.
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High School Students Get Free Access to Online Courses with FutureLearn Schools

High School Students Get Free Access to Online Courses with FutureLearn Schools | MoocLab's Mooc Scoop | Scoop.it

 FutureLearn Schools will give high school students free upgraded access to over a hundred relevant short courses on the FutureLearn platform, in order to support their learning and expand their horizons.

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COVID-era experience strengthens faculty belief in value of online learning, institutions' support for them

COVID-era experience strengthens faculty belief in value of online learning, institutions' support for them | MoocLab's Mooc Scoop | Scoop.it
Survey finds significant increases in professors' confidence in virtual learning and their sense of support from their colleges -- but continuing concerns about equity for underrepresented students.
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Q&A with Sal Khan: The Khan Academy founder on what distance learning can and can’t do - The

Sal Khan, head of the Khan Academy and one of distance learning’s early pioneers, shares tips on how to make the most of learning from home during a pandemic.
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Types of Credentials You Can Earn With MOOCs

Types of Credentials You Can Earn With MOOCs | MoocLab's Mooc Scoop | Scoop.it
There's a growing spectrum of options for learners to gain credentials in the MOOC world from a single course certificate to a full degree.
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FutureLearn Launches New Free Online Course to Help you Land a Graduate Job

FutureLearn Launches New Free Online Course to Help you Land a Graduate Job | MoocLab's Mooc Scoop | Scoop.it

The job application process for graduates can be complex and rigorous at the best of times, but the impact of the pandemic has made it even more competitive than previous years. This 3-week long course has been designed to help graduates better understand the graduate recruitment process and prepare for the world of work.

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MoocLab Announces COVID-19 University Rankings by MOOC Performance

MoocLab Announces COVID-19 University Rankings by MOOC Performance | MoocLab's Mooc Scoop | Scoop.it

Discover the universities that have offered the best provision through MOOCs to help those impacted by the cornoavirus pandemic.

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FutureLearn Festival of Learning: 22-26 June

FutureLearn Festival of Learning: 22-26 June | MoocLab's Mooc Scoop | Scoop.it

A week-long virtual conference celebrating the vital role of educators and learners of all ages, exploring how education, healthcare and business will evolve in a post-COVID world.

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This is online learning’s moment. For universities, it’s a total mess

This is online learning’s moment. For universities, it’s a total mess | MoocLab's Mooc Scoop | Scoop.it
Universities are struggling to make the shift to online learning. And with social distancing here for some time, there are no easy solutions
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Remember the MOOCs? After Near-Death, They’re Booming - The New York Times

Remember the MOOCs? After Near-Death, They’re Booming - The New York Times | MoocLab's Mooc Scoop | Scoop.it
The pioneering online learning networks offer hard-earned lessons for what works and what doesn’t with online education.
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Students can avail credits for MOOC courses offered on HRD''s Swayam platform: UGC tells univs

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed universities and colleges to use the 82 undergraduate and 42 postgraduate Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) available on the HRD Ministry''s ''Swayam'' platform for credit transfer.
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Don’t Waste the World’s Great Online Learning Experiment

Don’t Waste the World’s Great Online Learning Experiment | MoocLab's Mooc Scoop | Scoop.it
The crisis demonstrates the limitations of technology, but also how it can help more students succeed. 
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Free Online Courses to Help with Your Wellbeing during Lockdown

Free Online Courses to Help with Your Wellbeing during Lockdown | MoocLab's Mooc Scoop | Scoop.it

A list of top free online courses to help you and your loved ones stay happy and mentally strong during these uncertain times:

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Tips for Successful Teaching and Learning Online

Tips for Successful Teaching and Learning Online | MoocLab's Mooc Scoop | Scoop.it
Monty King, Learning Designer at FutureLearn, shares insights from the free online course ‘How To Teach Online: Providing Continuity for Students’, and offers some tips if you’re new to online learning.
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