MOOCs: Bunker Hill Community College and MassBay Community College to Offer edX Course

by Taylor Cotter Staff



MOOCs, or Massive Open Online Courses, have been taking the higher education world by storm. However, these online courses have long been seen as a threat to community college, and other affordable education options, as they provide college courses free of charge.

Today, edX, the online-learning initiative founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), announced an innovative blended MOOC offering at Bunker Hill Community College and MassBay Community College to begin a collaborative effort between online and community education.

What does this announcement mean for higher education, especially online  higher education? Read more…

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