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Online Education and the Development of MOOCs

Thu, 10 Jan, 2013    developmenthigher educationmoocsonline education

Course delivery via the web began in 1994 and has exploded ever since.  There has been a steady growth in popularity of online education to the point that by the fall of 2010, almost one-third of post secondary students in the United States were taking at least one course online.  By the end of this past year, 2012, many higher education programs, and big ones at that (MIT, Stanford, and Harvard), have thrown loads of resources, investments, and presidential backing behind a new concept called Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).

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