Education Apr 02

Who is taking MOOCs? Teachers, says MIT-Harvard study

A new MIT-Harvard study released on Wednesday finds that nearly 40 percent of learners who take open online courses are teachers. That finding has researchers wondering whether they can better design online courses once predicted to upend students’ experience to…

Education Aug 27

New degree program is big test for MOOC-style higher ed

Advocates of online higher education hope this first-ever attempt by an elite institution to offer an entire computer-science graduate program in a MOOC-style format will prove the value of so-called massively open online courses.

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