A Class You'll Be Excited To Take. #ETMOOC

The Web20Classroom

My entire Masters degree was done online back in 2009 and 2010 and that wasn''t all that traditional at the time. But I do enjoy learning and I am very interested in the ideas of MOOCs or Massively Open Online Courses and have been for a while. ETMOOC MOOC

Can Online Education Help Refugees Earn Degrees?

Wired Campus

Founded in 2009, the university charges students a $100 examination fee for each course as well as a one-time application fee. But while the courses Kiron plans to offer in the first two years are all MOOCs produced by top universities like Harvard, Kiron isn’t accredited. ” Distance Education MOOCs Online Courses Online LearningWhen refugees want to enter higher education, they often lack the paperwork.

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Any colour you like: Learner autonomy and choice

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Scribe Graphic by Steve Wheeler, adapted from Pink (2009) It''s your choice: Learner autonomy and choice by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

The Fans, Fanboys, and Fanatics of OER

Doug Levin

I don’t fret much at all over some of what Clark raises: the acceptance and/or lack of broader cheer-leading for Wikipedia, MOOCs, or Khan Academy as success stories. I have a confession to make. I work in K-12 education in the U.S.,

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Will the decline of AP course offerings spur the rise of Course Access?

The Christensen Institute

Finally, and perhaps most importantly, AP’s may be losing marketshare to other channels to advanced coursework like MOOCs, dual enrollment college courses, or honors courses, all of which may be gaining traction as metrics of college readiness. Since it opened in 2009, PSGDA has ranked in the top five percent of all schools in the state for elementary, middle, and high school education.

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It’s the Dawning of a New Day in the Job Market. Here’s What That Means for Higher Ed


MOOC catalog site Class Central has reported a 900 percent spike in traffic , and course enrollment has surged at Coursera. As 2020 kicked off, the U.S. job market was the strongest in 50 years , and the economy had seen a record 113-month streak of job creation.

Good analysis of higher ed trends and strategy: Jon McGee’s _Breakpoint_

Bryan Alexander

million in fall 2009, a gain of 43 percent.” The discussion of digital changes (76-82) touches on high points (cost, commodification, MOOCs), but comes to no conclusions or recommendations.

Educational Crises and Ed-Tech: A History

Hack Education

"You never want a serious crisis to go to waste," as Rahm Emanuel, then President Obama's chief of staff, said in 2009 as the world teetered on the brink of recession. Like a MOOC, but in the school gym. I was a guest at Desmos today. No, I won't speak at your startup.

How Listening and Sharing Help Shape Collaborative Learning Experiences


A conflict of opinions can enhance learning (Johnson & Johnson, 2009). An interesting study on perspective taking (Kulkarni, Cambre, Kotturi, Bernstein, & Klemmer, 2015) occurred in a massive open online course (MOOC) with global participation.

Thursday - Ray McNulty on the Courage to Change Education

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Ray is a past president of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) and author of It’s Not Us Against Them — Creating the Schools We Need , published in 2009.

The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Issue a Press Release

Hack Education

” – that’s Sebastian Thrun, best known perhaps for his work at Google on the self-driving car and as a co-founder of the MOOC (massive open online course) startup Udacity. 2009 – the phones in their pockets.

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Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

” And I wondered at the time if that would be the outcome for MOOCs. 2012, you will recall, was “ the year of the MOOC.”) I’d love to provide a link but Andreessen deleted his blog in 2009.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

In 2013, on the heels of “the Year of the MOOC,” Barber released a report titled “An Avalanche is Coming,” calling for the “unbundling” of higher education. MOOCs are, no surprise, their own entry on this long list of awfulness.

American higher education politics just changed, maybe

Bryan Alexander

Then the 2008 recession and the 2009 death of leading education defender senator Ted Kennedy drove many Democrats more deeply into the arms of education reform. There isn’t much talk of shifting face-to-face schools to online, and no mention of MOOCs.


Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). OpenClassrooms , a French MOOC provider according to Techcrunch, has raised $60 million from Bpifrance, General Atlantic, Alven Capital, and Citizen Capital. ” Via Edsurge : “Report: Class of 2018 Has Better Job Prospects than Classes of 2009–2017, but Still Faces Challenges.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” This part about a government-created “fake university” caught my eye: Xilong Zhu, 27, who came from China in 2009 to attend college in the United States, enlisted in the Army and was caught in an immigration dragnet involving a fake university set up by the Department of Homeland Security to catch brokers of fraudulent student visas. Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”).

Education Technology and the 'New' For-Profit Higher Education

Hack Education

Funnily enough, many of the very publications who consistently made fun of the offerings from Trump University rarely offer any critical analysis of the structure or content of MOOCs or coding bootcamps. The State Department did partner with Coursera – Laureate Education is an investor – to promote MOOCs globally. Two of the largest companies in 2009 are now bankrupt, and two more are in the process of being taken private.