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EdX Stays Committed to Universities, Offering Credits for MOOCs

Coursera and Udacity appear to have found an answer—for now—to the business model questions that have plagued MOOC providers: partner with companies, such as AT&T and Google, design courses that support much-needed skills, then charge students to take them. The promise of marketable knowledge motivates students to complete the classes; top performers may even land jobs.Investors are cheering: together, Coursera and Udacity have won more than $300 million in investments—a signal that investors feel the potential for returns is significant.

An Index Of Online Courses For Teachers: Summer 2015

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50 Free Online Courses For Educators: Spring 2015

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How to Build a Better MOOC

Massive open online courses have not lived up to the hype. There are, however, 50-year-old techniques to improve the experience and reach those who need education the most.

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What MOOCs Are Teaching Universities About Active Learning

There's a lot of skepticism about whether or not MOOCs are "disrupting" higher education, but can they offer important learning opportunities for the institutions themselves?

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