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University of Michigan Now Has MOOCs on Three Major Platforms

University of Michigan Now Has MOOCs on Three Major Platforms

FutureLearn and the University of Michigan (U-M) have recently announced a partnership with three MOOCs to start on October 14 and more to come in the future. This means that U-M now has courses on three large MOOC providers: Coursera, edX, and FutureLearn. U-M already has a range of courses on Coursera and edX. The…
Boston University Announces Online MBA on edX

Boston University Announces Online MBA on edX

Earlier this week, Boston University’s Questrom School of Business announced it will be launching an online MBA on edX. The new program will be the 10th MOOC-based master’s degree offered on edX and will receive its first student cohort in fall 2020. (For a complete list of rigorous online degrees, head to our article 35+…
35+ Legit Master’s Degrees You Can Now Earn Completely Online

35+ Legit Master’s Degrees You Can Now Earn Completely Online

Starting several years ago, massive open online course (MOOC) providers began releasing online degree programs, in partnership with universities. This trend started out slowly, but has been gaining momentum. The first MOOC-based degree, the Online Master of Science in Computer Science (OMSCS) from Georgia Tech and Udacity, was announced back in 2013. It took two…
MOOCWatch 19: Coursera’s Revenue, Udacity’s CEO, and edX’s Master’s Degrees.

MOOCWatch 19: Coursera’s Revenue, Udacity’s CEO, and edX’s Master’s Degrees.

The MOOC-based degrees trend continues, with edX announcing 7 new Master’s degrees, bringing the total on edX to 9. In a recent article, I explore five key ways MOOC-based degrees differ from traditional online degrees. Class Central contributor Manoel, who has done his entire higher education online, shares his thoughts on 10 characteristics that could…
EdX Puts Up A Paywall for Graded Assignments

EdX Puts Up A Paywall for Graded Assignments

Disclosure: To support our site, Class Central may be compensated by some course providers. December 17, 2018 3 minute read Comments It finally happened. Early this year, edX removed the word free from their homepage and announced that they would soon start testing a support fee. (Class Central cataloged a few of the tests here.)…

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