What is A MOOC, Anyway?
Oct04

What is A MOOC, Anyway?

Online courses have been around for a while now, but the perception of them is rapidly changing with the new phenomenon that everybody refers to as “MOOC’s”. So what is this MOOC, anyway? As it turns out, a MOOC (which stands for “massive open online course”) is an interactive online course that has the potential to engage many, many students at one time. This format allows for users to easy implement peer reviews, virtual group...

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SUNY Partners with MOOC Provider Coursera
May30

SUNY Partners with MOOC Provider Coursera

Chancellor Zimpher today announced that the SUNY System is one of 10 public university systems nationally to partner with Coursera to develop a common platform for the delivery of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). The partnership will provide all SUNY campuses with an avenue to offer and use MOOCs on the Coursera platform as part of Open SUNY. Coursera, the world’s largest MOOC platform provider, has more than 3.5 million learners...

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