The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern expands MOOCs program with new courses

Jeanne Kuang, Campus Editor

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 University is rolling out five new MOOCs on Coursera, bringi...

After discontinuing Semester Online, Northwestern alters online education goals

Cat Zakrzewski, Reporter

April 15, 2014

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, consortium terminate online course-for-credit program

Cat Zakrzewski, Reporter

April 3, 2014

One year after Northwestern rolled out its first foray into online courses for credit, the University and its partner schools terminated the Semester Online pilot program, provost Dan Linzer announced Thursday. “While we...

Northwestern extends registration deadline for Semester Online

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Summer Editor

August 8, 2013

The deadline to register for Northwestern's first online courses for credit has been extended three weeks, the University announced Tuesday. Jake Julia, NU associate provost for academic initiatives, said undergraduate students...