Search over 27,600 MOOC courses
enter subject, university name or course name
Career Evolve is your partner in online learning and career development. Search our catalog of 28,000+ courses from over 21,000 top colleges and universities. Our partners have helped over 2 million students and continue to enroll over 30,000 students each month. Career Evolve provides you with access to free and affordable online training.

You can take courses in subjects varying from Philosophy to Computer Science or even Advanced Fiction Writing to Becoming a Physical Therapy Aide. Learn at your pace anytime and anywhere.
Career Evolve also integrates with LinkedIn to profile your achievements to potential employers.

Whether you are searching for micro learning from providers, such as Coursera, EdX or courses from leading Universities like MIT, Stanford and Peking University, Career Evolve is the answer for affordable learning and shrinking training budgets.

Invest in yourself with Career Evolve.

Discover your next learning opportunity from just one of our many Universities

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Georgetown University University of Queensland Boston University McGill University
Harvard University UC Berkeley Cornell University University of British Columbia Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Sunday, 20 December 2015

Georgia Tech graduates first class from MOOC experiment

Dive Brief:

  • The Georgia Institute of Technology announced a lower priced, online alternative to its master's degree in computer science in 2013, and with its first crop of 20 graduates and consistent flow of 1,300 applicants per term, it may be time for a program review.
  • The Wall Street Journal reports Georgia Tech's MOOC-inspired online program is somewhat of a hybrid between free and open MOOCs and traditional online degrees, enrolling 2,789 students this semester and on track to be profitable by May.
  • Students are moving through the coursework more slowly than expected, however, and the approximately $7,000 price tag seems to be low enough to attract students who are not as motivated to actually complete their degree.

Dive Insight:

The idea for massive open online courses was to be as large as possible and free, broadening educational opportunity to everyone with a computer and an internet connection.
Schools have since reined in; focusing on achieving greater success with more targeted groups of students. "Small private online courses" have sprung up for groups like alumni. Arizona State University's Global Freshman Academy has gone in another direction: offering traditional MOOCs but giving students the opportunity to pay for credit once they've passed the course. At MIT, a new MicroMaster's offers students who succeed in a MOOC a credential after just one semester on campus.
Though the concept has evolved, expanding opportunity online is still the goal of a great many traditional higher education institutions.

No comments:

Post a Comment


Starting a Consulting 


Starting a Consulting Practice

Find out how you can earn income by sharing your training or knowledge with others.
PMP ® Certification Prep 1

PMP ® Certification Prep 1

Begin a well-paying career as a project manager by preparing to take--and pass--the PMP® certification exam.
How to Get Started in Game Development

How to Get Started in Game Development

Take steps toward a new career in game development by building a foundation to design games in a wide variety of genres for different audiences and platforms.
Accounting Fundamentals

Accounting Fundamentals

Gain a marketable new skill by learning the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, financial reporting, and more.
Conversational Japanese

Conversational Japanese

Whether you want to learn conversational Japanese for travel or just for fun, you'll find this course makes it easy and enjoyable for beginners to master the essentials of the Japanese language.
Introduction to QuickBooks 2015

Introduction to QuickBooks 2015

Learn how to quickly and efficiently gain control over the financial aspects of your business using this powerful software program.

Student Profiles