The North America region is expected to contribute the maximum market share to the overall MOOC
The India MOOCs
platform will take off with three courses -- two from IIT Bombay and one from Princeton University.
companies have continued to evolve, meanwhile, as they seek to improve their offerings and create business models that are sustainable, which has meant finding ways to charge for their products.
The Shaping the Way We Teach English MOOC
is building on a program the institute created out of a 2004 State Department grant.
By implementing a positive feedback loop of knowledge creation, MOOC
environments permit everyone to "get a say" and stimulate collaborative problem-solving tools, such as the editable wiki of resources at work in "Internet History, Technology, and Security," based at the University of Michigan.
Some local universities, such as the University of Utah and Utah State University, as well as companies like Instructure, have recently started their own MOOCs
Stanford University's artificial intelligence MOOC
attracted 160,000 students from 190 countries in its first three months.
With potentially thousands of students in each MOOC
, edX professors can only award certificates to those who complete all coursework.
Access to MOOCs
is currently free but a model akin to pay per view is increasingly being considered by many adopters.
allows anyone with an Internet connection to take college courses for free.
originated around 2008, but it wasn't until 2012, which the New York Times dubbed "The Year of the MOOC
," that it really started to catch our attention.
Although there was agreement that faculty are key to the MOOC
movement, Gutmann reminded us that there are always skeptics who challenge ideas and inventions.