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Coursera’s 2017: Year in Review — Class Central

New CEO, Series-D funding, Coursera for Business takes off, return of star Co-Founder, and more.

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Udacity’s Revenues Reach $70 Million in 2017 — Class Central

8 million learners, 50,000+ Nanodegree students, and 27,000 Nanodegree graduates.

A Product at Every Price: A Review of MOOC Stats and Trends in 2017 — Class Central

The big MOOC providers now have a product at every price point – from free to millions of dollars.

Boeing and NASA Partner with MIT’s Professional Development Arm to Produce Online Courses — Class Central

The MOOC Model Comes to Corporate Training

How a Video Boom Led to Better Campus Collaboration

When MOOCs generated a huge demand for video production at Princeton University, the institution responded with organizational change, an AV upgrade and a new commitment to sharing campus resources.

New Study Finds Discrimination and Bias in Online Course Forums

Among online course participants in a 2017 Georgia Tech Computer Science course, the percentage of women and ethnic minorities enrolled was double the national average. A new study suggests that the issues of diversity, discrimination, and equity in online courses go far beyond mere enrollment.

Coursera, purveyor of MOOCs, bets big on university degrees

Coursera and other purveyors of massive open online courses supposedly signaled the end of traditional credentials and, as some told it, universities. Now the company is betting big on both.

Closing the Skills Gap One MOOC at a Time: How Google is Transforming the Lifelong Learning Environment

Creating opportunities for individuals to gain critical, labor-market relevant skills through a sub-degree credential program is one example of how corporations can make a difference in supporting lifelong learning.

200 universities just launched 600 free online courses. Here’s the full list. —

If you haven’t heard, universities around the world are offering their courses online for free (or at least partially free). These courses are collectively called MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses. In the past six years or so, close to 800 universities have created more than 8,000 of these MOOCs. And I’ve been keepin

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