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Udacity Will No Longer Offer Free Certificates

By Steve Kolowich

Udacity hopes the certificates it offers to people who complete its massive open online courses are worth something. Now the company plans to charge students accordingly. 132 more words

MOOCs In The News

Udacity Phasing out the certificates for free coursware

This is disappointing and disgraceful to the philosophy with which Udacity entered into the online learning era. Changing status will only make students move to other platforms. 467 more words

MOOCs - What's the hype all about?!?

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What is a MOOC? 

Simple, it’s a massive open online course, where major universities make lectures and learning materials available to the public.  Ivy league universities such as Harvard and Yale have offered their courses to the public.   1,060 more words

MOOCs' forgotten older sibling rises to take the online education throne

MOOCs have hit that low point of the Gartner Hype Cycle. The masses — including the “godfather” of MOOCs — have disavowed them. They’re no longer being trumpeted as a great democratizing force and potential savior of higher education. 440 more words


In conversation with: Sebastian Thrun, CEO, Udacity

On why higher education is expensive, the importance of the English language, and his designs to go global.

FORTUNE — Sebastian Thrun wears many hats: Stanford professor. 962 more words


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