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Free Online University Course Providers From Around The World

A Massive List of Free Online University Course Providers From Around The World

 It’s been more than five years since online education got a massive boost when three free online courses, taught by Stanford professors, launched in October 2011. Each of these courses has had over 100,000 students.

Professors launched three online course websites: Coursera, edX, and Udacity. And the media started calling the courses provided by these websites “MOOCs”: Massive Open Online Courses.

Since then, more than 700 universities around the world have launched free online courses. By the end of 2016, around 58 million students had signed up for at least one MOOC.

Many countries around the world — like India, Mexico, Thailand, and Italy — have launched their own country-specific MOOC platforms.     Continue reading

What we’re learning from online education – Daphne Koller – video

What we’re learning from online education – Daphne Koller

Published on Jun 14, 2013 – TED Education

Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free — not just as a service, but as a way to research how people learn. With Coursera (cofounded by Andrew Ng), each keystroke, quiz, peer-to-peer discussion and self-graded assignment builds an unprecedented pool of data on how knowledge is processed.

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