Here a selection of interesting blog and news articles about MOOCs.
The attack of the MOOCs An army of new online courses is scaring the wits out of traditional universities. But can they find a viable business model?
How widely used are MOOC foru… more »
There is still no clear view on the business models of MOOCs, although Coursera, Udacity and EdX are announcing almost every week new ventures:
IMF and edX Join Forces to Pilot Online Economics and Financial Courses (pay for courses)
edX and Massach… more »
After the OCWC Global Conference I enjoyed my holliday and I'm still catching up on all the MOOC activities in the past month. So here is a list of interesting items:
Georgia Tech to Offer a MOOC-Like Online Master's Degree, at Low Cost Georgia Tech… more »
The Chronicle has published the result of an survey among professor who have taught a mooc. They invited 184 professors and 104 reacted to the invitation. Although the findings are not scientific. They say "the most enthusiastic of the MOOC professors w… more »
On List EdTech there is an interesting post about the different universities that joined Coursera, EdX, Coursera and FutureLearn. Some interesting information I got from the article:
Coursera has universities from 17 countries, EdX from 5 and FutureL… more »
2012 is the year of the MOOC. Audrey Watters has written an very good overview of MOOCs in 2012. In the last year we got the announcements of new platforms to deliver MOOCs. This week the 12 UK universities announced another new platform.
I made a lis… more »
The last couple of weeks I was a bit busy with travelling and didn't have time to blog a lot about MOOCs. There are some interesting new resources available about MOOCs, here a selection:
Sir John Daniel - Making Sense of MOOCs: Musings in a Maze of My… more »
De afgelopen jaren zijn er vele overnames geweest van LMS-systemen. Het grote voorbeeld hiervan is Blackboard met de overnames van Angel Learning en WebCT. Voor eerst zien wij weer een toename van het aantal home-grown platforms. Dit komt vooral door d… more »