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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern expands MOOCs program with new courses

October 31, 2014

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...

Northwestern winter MOOCs to begin Monday

January 12, 2014

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...

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

October 20, 2013

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...

Semester Online, a new online for-credit education platform, incorporates weekly video conferences with classmates and individual assignments.

Shifts in Semester Online participants raise concerns over cost, quality

May 14, 2013

As the registration deadlines near for taking the new for-credit Semester Online classes, concerns over cost and educational value have provoked shifts among participating universities. Since it was...

Kamel: Online college education cant supplant the campus experience

Kamel: Online college education can’t supplant the campus experience

February 5, 2013

In the media lately, there has been a push in favor of online college courses and universities. These new forms of education are seen as the answers to the rising cost of higher education and the intense...

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