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MOOCWatch Feb 2015: MOOC Vision Refinement for 2015

Written by Dhawal Shah
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MOOCWatch is a monthly digest of everything related to MOOCs. Subscribe. Read the Feb 2015 Edition.

MOOCWatch Feb 2015

2015 has started with a continuing steady pace of MOOC activities. We are seeing some interesting trends start to take shape:

  • MOOC providers are pursuing their credential programs, which are gaining substantial levels of participation (and revenue via certificate fees).
  • Universities and professors have more nuanced plans for MOOCs, for example to boost alumni engagement or create digital textbooks.
  • The talk about the future of MOOCs and online education is more tempered, but people do still see possibilities for significant changes.

Some of these developments may work out, some may not. 2015 promises to be a good year for MOOC innovations, keep an eye out!

 

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