AMC and Instructure recruit college professors to create a free, online course structured around the zombie drama.
Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, have grown in popularity over the last several years, and Google wants a slice of the action.
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.
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.
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.