MOOCs Articles

MOOC Monday: What Is edX?

EdX, one of the top companies offering MOOCs today, has had incredible success over the past few months. Bringing together some of the biggest names in higher education, edX has become one of the largest contenders in education innovation. We took a closer look at edX, and what students are saying. Read more…

MOOCs: JHU Bloomberg School of Public Health Has Massive Success

by Taylor Cotter StudentAdvisor.com Staff How do you measure the success of a MOOC? Johns Hopkins University, a recent partner of Coursera, has seen an amazing response to their first course on the site. Read more…  

University of Maryland University College Talks MOOCs

by Taylor Cotter StudentAdvisor.com Staff A massive open online course, or MOOC, is a type of online course aimed at large-scale participation and open access via the web. MOOCs are gaining increased popularity and have begun to redefine online higher education. StudentAdvisor.com Editor-in-Chief Dean Tsouvalas talked to Marie Cini of University of Maryland-University College about […]

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

by Taylor Cotter StudentAdvisor.com 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 […]

Operation HOPE Global Financial Dignity Summit 2012

What do U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke, Russell Simmons, United Nations Ambassador Andrew Young and NBA Superstar and Businessman Dikembe Mutombo have in common? They are all featured speakers at this year’s Operation HOPE Global Financial Dignity Summit. What is the Operation HOPE Global Financial Dignity Summit? The event focuses on Community, Character and (Responsible) Capitalism – three tenets that apply to financial […]