In an EdSurge article, Dhawal Shah provides an analysis of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) worldwide, as of 2013. As he writes, “The number of courses offered has grown from about 100 MOOCs in 2012 to almost 700 starting in 2013, with an average of nearly two new MOOCs starting every day. More than 1200 courses have been announced so far.” Several popular courses are linked on the post, with the most popular course being Introduction to Databases (Coursera). Although two-thirds of these course are in English, some MOOCs are also available in another language, such as Mandarin and Spanish.
Finally, the article talks about trends coming to MOOCs in 2014, such as Credit-granting courses, Corporate-developed public courses and broader access to MOOC creation.Tags: massive open online course (MOOC)
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