By almost any measure, the University of Illinois and Coursera have created an online MBA program that offers extraordinary value to students. The question now is, can they continue to offer such great value as the program scales?
Looking at published data about the cost, time, effort required to complete these different microcredentials, one thing is clear: there is very little standardization among microcredentials.
As MOOCs move from an experimental technology to a more standard learning resource, course developers and MOOC platforms alike are spending more time thinking about how to make MOOCs accessible.
Recent studies have shown that it can take more than 20 minutes to return productively to an interrupted task.
Udacity’s revenues, Coursera’s Bachelors degree, MicroBachelors, Best Online Courses of 2017, and more in this edition of MOOCWatch.
The big story of this issue is the 2U/WeWork deal that triangulates between WeWork’s Flatiron coding bootcamp, WeWork’s workspaces and 2U’s focus on the short course market.