#Change11 #CCK12 MOOC is on the move in a BIG way

Sounds really exciting this time with the MOOC, as reported by Audrey Watters.

Both Udacity and MITx – as well as those 3 Stanford classes last term – focus on CS, but Coursera’s course catalog will extend beyond that one discipline. Ng and Koller promised me classes in poetry. They said there’ll be classes in science fiction and in folklore.  There’ll be sociology.  There’ll be continuing ed in medicine.

This is another post providing the updates on MOOCs.

Princeton, Penn and Michigan will join Stanford University and the University of California at Berkeley as partners of Coursera, a company founded earlier this year by the Stanford engineering professors Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng. Using Coursera’s platform, the universities will produce free, online versions of their courses that anyone can take.

Read more: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/04/18/princeton-penn-and-michigan-join-mooc-party#ixzz1sOyPg9HX
Inside Higher Ed

These MOOCs seem to be moving at a trajectory that would provide a whole spectrum of free online courses to anyone interested in taking.

Postscript: A related post on MOOCs

Envisioning a post-campus America The Atlantic 13 Feb 2012

Online Education Venture Lures Cash Infusion and Deals With 5 Top Universities by John Markoff

Drop In! Top Schools From Berkeley to Yale Now Offer Free Online Courses by Sarah Kessler

Coursera Adds Humanities Courses, Raises $16 Million, Strikes Deal with 3 Universities

Learning from MOOC by Audrey Watters

How will MOOC impact the future of college education  K. WALSH on APRIL 25, 2012

MITx update

MITx What the students think? – Students response to prototype course.

Harvard and MIT team up to offer free online courses  NYTimes 3 May 2012

The problem with edx a mooc  by any other name/ Bonnie Stewart 2 May 2012

Edx launch http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2012/edx-launched-0502.html#.T6JPGUn8w5o.twitter

Coursera the New face of Higher Education http://www.zdnet.com/blog/education/coursera-the-new-face-of-higher-education-video/4894

edX

Harvard and MIT team up to educate a billion people online http://www.good.is/post/harvard-and-mit-team-up-to-educate-a-billion-people-online/ by Liz Dwyer

edX The Release http://www.edxonline.org/release.html

edX frequently asked questions http://www.edxonline.org/faqs.html

The week in ed tech news http://hackeducation.com/2012/05/05/the-week-in-ed-tech-news-may-5/ by Audrey Watters 5 May 2012

Bionic learning http://cogdogblog.com/2012/05/02/bionic-mooc/ by Cogdog 2 May 2012

Hype X: What edX can and can’t do http://shermandorn.com/wordpress/?p=4934 by Sherman Dorn 2 May 2012

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