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...

McCormick adds graduate robotics program

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

February 28, 2014

The McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences will offer a new graduate program in robotics next fall. The Master of Science in Robotics will be a full-time, one-year program for students interested in robotics and...

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

Paulina Firozi, Managing Editor

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 course,...