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MOOC enrollment drops at HarvardX and MITx after free certifications disappear

An internal study of the massive open online courses (MOOCs) offered by Harvard and MIT shows a serious decline in the number of students choosing to enroll and certify via these internet-accessible classrooms. 457 more words



Degreed is a startup that aspires to become a credentials’ bank. It does so by trying to create a standardized assessment for skills no matter where the individuals got them. 206 more words


Developing a strategic approach to MOOCs

Our introductory article for the JIME special issue on MOOCs focused on the research work carried out in the area by UK universities who are… 273 more words

Educational Futures

Researching MOOCs: JIME special issue

I was one of the editors of a special issue of the Journal of Interactive Media in Education (JIME) on Researching MOOCs. The special issue draws on the work of the… 37 more words


Review of the Digital Accessibility FutureLearn MOOC

At the end of November 2016 I studied on the FutureLearn’s new MOOC on accessibility; Digital Accessibility: Enabling Participation in the Information Society. The course was led by Professor Mike Wald of the ECS Accessibility team at the University of Southampton, and supported by members of the… 651 more words


MOOCs - a new way to learn

Want to learn a new subject this new year? Head online and sign up for a MOOC. MOOCs, or Massive Open Online Courses, are free, open access courses, designed for unlimited participation. 248 more words

Tech Tips

MOOCs for GLAM folk

I am a big fan of MOOCs, I think being able to learn about things I’m interested in at my own pace, often for free, is pretty amazing.   372 more words

Life Long Learning/Professional Development