This month’s digest of news from the MOOC space, including new CEOs, enrollment milestones, and more.
Sequel to world’s biggest MOOC launches, new online master’s degrees are announced, and several MOOC retrospectives take place
More MOOC credential options, the future comes to MOOCs in VR and self driving cars, and a plethora of interesting MOOCs in topics like neuroscience, happiness, and languages.
India’s new government-run MOOC platform SWAYAM has launched, Coursera co-founder Daphne Koller steps down, iversity is saved from bankruptcy, and more
MOOCs spread to Africa, and become more accessible to both refugees and prisoners; a POV on dropping out of uni and starting MOOCs; and more.
News about instructors, both human and computer, and a plethora of thought-provoking articles on MOOCs vs. many other forms of education.
In May’s MOOCWatch: lots of MOOC news for India, more MOOC providers create Specialization/Nanodegree-like programs, new course on filmmaking, and more.
MOOC news this month centers around MOOCs’ reach: numbers of students, worldwide awareness of MOOCs, new and unusual locations in which MOOCs are now available, and more.