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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...

Medill prof evaluates first month of teaching MOOC in Guardian op-ed

Paulina Firozi, Managing Editor

October 20

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Medill Prof. Owen Youngman, one of several Northwestern professors teaching a massive open online course this quarter, addressed questions about the program in an op-ed published Thursday in the Guardian. Youngman's course,...

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,...

Northwestern partnering with 10 schools for online course consortium

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

November 15

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Northwestern is joining nine other top schools to launch an online course program for undergraduate students next fall, the University announced this morning. The new initiative, called Semester Online, will allow participating...