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Sex 101 added to new batch of NU’s online course offerings

Alice Yin, Campus Editor

September 22

Filed under Academic, Campus

A Northwestern professor will be teaching a sex ed class as part of a new series of massive open online courses this fall that will also add two specialized programs. The “Sex 101” class will start Sept. 28 and will cover...

Northwestern adds health care, business MOOCs

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

March 26

Filed under Campus

Northwestern is adding health care and business classes to its offerings of massive open online courses this spring. The classes, which will be taught by professors from the Feinberg School of Medicine and the Kellogg School...

Northwestern expands MOOCs program with new courses

Jeanne Kuang, Campus Editor

October 31

Filed under Academic, Campus

Northwestern is developing new, free massive open online courses (MOOCs) on the digital Coursera platform, after terminating its for-credit, tuition-charging Semester Online program this past spring. The University is rolling out five new MOOCs on Coursera, bringi...

After discontinuing Semester Online, Northwestern alters online education goals

Cat Zakrzewski, Reporter

April 15

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

After its first experiment in for-credit online courses for undergraduates failed, Northwestern is now shifting its focus to developing Web courses for its graduate programs and building up its Massive Open Online Courses. Jake...

Northwestern winter MOOCs to begin Monday

Ally Mutnick, Campus Editor

January 12

Filed under Academic, Campus

Northwestern will launch its first of three planned massive open online courses Monday for 2014, following the launch of its first MOOCs in Fall 2013. A course on content strategy for professionals begins Monday with about...

Northwestern partners with Coursera to continue online education development

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant In Focus Editor

February 22

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Science & Technology

Northwestern announced Wednesday that it has partnered with Coursera, a digital platform for massive open online courses. The University’s foray into the growing field of MOOCs, along with 28 other American and global institutions,...