Tag: MOOC (3)

Poor Attendance in Credit Qualified MOOC Class

Any student racking up college debt would be thrilled to know they could receive college credit for a MOOC class, which is free of charge. This is what Colorado State University-Global Campus offered last fall. The student would only pay $89, for a[...]

ProctorFree - Semester Online Provides a Different Approach to Learning

While MOOCs may be taking most of the spotlight right now, there is another program that is gaining attention across the United States before it even begins. Semester Online, created by 2U, brings together a number of prestigious colleges and[...]

ProctorFree - Professors Thoughts on MOOCs

In a study recently published by the Chronicle for Higher Education, 72% of professors teaching for MOOCs do not believe students should earn academic credit for participating in free massive open online courses. Interestingly enough, the professors[...]

ProctorFree - Are Colleges Going Out Of Business?

In a recent blog post by Mark Cuban he questions the future of colleges if they continue to operate on the same business model as they have for the past century. Cuban makes valuable points that should be paid attention to in this blog. For one,[...]

California Governor Pushes for Online Education

In an effort to curb the high cost of education, Governor Jerry Brown partnered with Udacity to introduce MOOCs to California’s higher education system.  Udacity, a MOOC based in Palo Alto, will partner with San Jose State University to offer online[...]

Identity Verified Certificates Available

In a previous blog post about Coursera we covered the rapid increase in enrollments online MOOCs have been receiving. The model of cheap or free education for everyone paired with top quality course content has driven knowledge hungry students from[...]

Students Rush to Fill Online Courses

A recent New York Times article covered the rapidly growing popularity of Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) such as Coursera, Udemy and edX. In four months Coursera had drawn in 1 million users, a faster launch then social media giants Facebook[...]