14 Results for

moocs

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Majoring in zombie with a minor in MOOC

AMC and Instructure recruit college professors to create a free, online course structured around the zombie drama.

By September 3, 2013

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Google Helpouts to bring experts to you via video, report says

The company is said to be unveiling a service Monday night that connects people to experts via Google+ Hangouts.

By November 4, 2013

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Google, EdX team up for online courses

Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, have grown in popularity over the last several years, and Google wants a slice of the action.

By September 11, 2013

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Episode 52: Unboxing the Martian Passport Watch

Molly unboxes the Martian Passport smartwatch and puts it up against the Pebble. Plus, we head to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom with the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active.

By September 26, 2013

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Making the grade in Massive Open Online Courses

MOOCs are becoming increasing popular as a way for people to access lessons from Ivy League universities. But access doesn't always translate into student success.

By September 3, 2013

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Is teamwork the key to online courses?

With Ivy League universities like Stanford, MIT, and Harvard offering online classes for free, millions worldwide are taking advantage of these Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs. But when a class has tens of thousands of students, the completion and success rate can be low. CNET's Sumi Das explains how one education site hopes to change that.

By August 30, 2013

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Is the future of education online?

They're called Massive Open Online Courses (or MOOCs) and many are taught by top professors at the best colleges in the world. Molly Wood looks at how education is getting re-imagined online.

By August 20, 2013

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Training software tracks your eyes to make sure you watch

Feature called FocusAssist pauses an online training course when the viewer looks away, ostensibly to "ensure complete end-user engagement." Will this improve employee training, or is it too invasive?

By August 19, 2013

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Bill Gates on education, patents, Microsoft Bob, and disease

Speaking at Microsoft's Faculty Summit Monday, Gates took questions from an audience of researchers about the work of his foundation and other topics.

By July 15, 2013

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Coursera partners with 10 universities for online classes

Online learning startup hopes partnership will improve the quality of the education as well as increasing access and graduation rates.

By May 29, 2013