Thursday, October 4, 2012

CHE > 4 Massive Open Online Courses and How They Work



Frank Basile, an aircraft technician, took an MITx course on circuits and electronics to increase his knowledge.

Reports on how the new frontier is playing out at four of the largest free MOOC's.

'Introduction to Finance,' Coursera
Gautam Kaul, professor of finance, University of Michigan's Ross School of Business

'Circuits and Electronics,' MITx
Anant Agarwal, president of edX and a former directorof MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

'Operations Management,' Udemy
Gad Allon, associate professor of managerial economics and decision sciences, Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management

'Introduction to Computer Science,' Udacity
David Evans, associate professor of computer science, University of Virginia

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[http://chronicle.com/article/4-MOOCsHow-They-Work/134664/]

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