Tag Archive: MOOCs


Who Takes Online Courses?

When Massive Open Online Courses appeared on the scene a few years ago, many educators speculated about the types of students most likely to enroll and complete these online learning programs. A recent report, “HarvardX and MITx: Two Years of Open Online Courses,” looked at data from July 2012 through September 2014 to give some insight into the different types of students taking these courses. This article highlights some of the findings.

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The MOOCs Debate Continues

Are MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) still the wave of the future? Yes and no. This article from The Consumer Eagle takes a look at both sides of the question, highlighting that while these classes offer flexibility and new ways to learn, many students still crave and benefit from interaction with an instructor.

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Online Course Boom

Online education is a rapidly evolving field. This Thanksgiving, we at CW are grateful for all the people working hard to help revolutionize the way students learn. Check out this article from the Courier-Journal about the boom of online courses.