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The year in MOOCs: Increased revenue and more degrees

The latest annual round-up from Class Central highlights another year of strong growth, but also a sharpening focus among MOOC providers (or “Massive Open Online Courses”)...

Posted in: Most Popular, Online Learning on 16 Jan 2019

Leading MOOC provider announces full degree programmes

Coursera, the world’s largest MOOC platform by enrolment, has announced that it will launch six new degree programmes...

Posted in: Higher Education, Online Learning, Technology on 21 Mar 2018

Major MOOC providers shifting focus to fee-paying students

MOOC enrolment reached a new global peak in 2017, with strong growth from 2016. The pace of year-over-year growth...

Posted in: Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, Higher Education, Middle East, North America, Online Learning, Regions, South & Central America on 31 Jan 2018

Rolling out the first large-scale scholarship programmes for MOOCs

Two corporate giants – Google and Bertelsmann – have launched a large-scale scholarship programme for MOOC studies...

Posted in: Africa, Egypt, Europe, Higher Education, Middle East, Most Popular, Online Learning, Regions, Russia, Turkey on 13 Sep 2017

Global MOOC enrolment jumped again last year

Student enrolment in MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) has been growing at an especially fast clip over the last few years and that pace barely slowed...

Posted in: Online Learning, Technology on 16 Jan 2017

MOOC learners in developing countries focused on career development

If an interesting new study from the University of Washington is any indication, MOOC students in developing countries have a very different profile than their...

Posted in: Africa, Asia, Colombia, Online Learning, Philippines, Regions, Research, South & Central America, South Africa on 26 Apr 2016

MOOC enrolment surpassed 35 million in 2015

More students signed up for MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) in 2015 than in the previous three years combined. The field of online courses became...

Posted in: Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, Middle East, Most Popular, North America, Online Learning, Regions, Research, South & Central America, Technology on 5 Jan 2016

How do students benefit from MOOCs?

Most students don’t finish a MOOC, a Massive Open Online Course, and the statistics are consistent on this point across platforms. There are lots of...

Posted in: Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, Higher Education, Middle East, North America, Online Learning, Regions, Research, South & Central America, Technology on 25 Sep 2015

Global review maps the state of MOOCs in 2014

Expectations for MOOCs have been shaped by offsetting waves of enthusiasm and skepticism over the past couple of years. At some point during 2014, however,...

Posted in: Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, Middle East, Most Popular, North America, Online Learning, Regions, South & Central America, Technology on 19 Jan 2015

Remodeling MOOCs in 2014

Since the first wave of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) around 2012, hypotheses about their impact have abounded, and have changed over time. So too...

Posted in: Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, Higher Education, Middle East, Most Popular, North America, Online Learning, Regions, South & Central America, Vocational on 29 Oct 2014

Who uses MOOCs and how?

Given that millions of people register for MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), it is perhaps not surprising that much has been written to date about...

Posted in: Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, Higher Education, Middle East, Most Popular, North America, Online Learning, Regions, South & Central America, United States on 22 Jul 2014

Are we already entering a post-MOOC era?

The introduction of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) a couple of years ago prompted a heady mixture of excitement, panic, and scepticism. MOOCs simultaneously promised:...

Posted in: Africa, Asia, Australia, Australia/Oceania, China, Europe, Higher Education, Middle East, Most Popular, North America, Online Learning, Regions, South & Central America, United Kingdom, United States on 12 Nov 2013

20,000 students in the first 24 hours: UK enters MOOC space with social, mobile FutureLearn

Until last Wednesday, US-based learning platforms have led the development of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). Together, those platforms, including Coursera, edX, and Udacity, serve...

Posted in: Europe, Higher Education, Most Popular, Online Learning, Regions, Technology, United Kingdom on 23 Sep 2013

Part 2: MOOC development continues to pick up speed… around the world

ICEF Monitor returns to MOOCs today with the second half of a two-part look at the current state of the online education landscape. With ongoing...

Posted in: Africa, Asia, Australia, Australia/Oceania, China, Denmark, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Higher Education, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Most Popular, Netherlands, North America, Online Learning, Regions, Russia, Singapore, South & Central America, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Technology, United Kingdom, United States, Vocational on 29 Apr 2013

Part 1: MOOC development continues to pick up speed

The topic of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) has been extensively covered in various media both great and small, however it’s a technology – indeed...

Posted in: Higher Education, North America, Online Learning, Regions, Technology, United States on 26 Apr 2013

Not a campus but a storefront: A new concept for higher education delivery

Earlier this year, a special pan-institutional committee at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) released a report on the future of higher education. The...

Posted in: Higher Education, Most Popular, Online Learning, Technology on 28 Nov 2018

2018 Agent Barometer: Global survey tracks agent perspectives on destinations, online learning, alumni, and student experience

Findings from the 12th annual ICEF i-graduate Agent Barometer were released this week at ICEF Berlin. The 2018 survey was administered over August and September this...

Posted in: Africa, Agents, Alumni, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, Middle East, Most Popular, North America, Regions, Research on 6 Nov 2018

Study explores adoption of online learning and its relationship to student mobility

“Online learning – the use of the Internet to provide or augment formal education – has grown up. Still viewed as novel or innovative in some...

Posted in: Asia, China, Egypt, Europe, Higher Education, India, Malaysia, Mexico, Middle East, North America, Online Learning, Regions, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Spain, UAE, United Kingdom, United States on 11 Sep 2018

Up and down the table: Growth trends across major international study destinations

The past few years have been a period of increasing dynamism in the international education sector, as the following factors have combined to influence both...

Posted in: Asia, Australia, Australia/Oceania, Canada, China, Europe, France, Germany, Japan, Macro Trends, Most Popular, North America, Regions, Russia, United Kingdom, United States on 29 Aug 2018

Top-ranked Indian universities will now offer full online degrees

The Indian government has stepped back from a 2016 ban and will now allow accredited, top-ranked universities to offer full...

Posted in: Asia, Higher Education, India, Online Learning, Regions on 13 Jun 2018

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