Study on MOOCs provides new insights on evolving educational practice

Today, a joint MIT and Harvard University research team published one of the largest investigations of massive open online courses (MOOCs) to date. Building on these researchers’ prior work—a January 2014 report describing the first year of open online courses launched on edX, a nonprofit learning platform founded by the two institutions—the latest effort incorporates another year of data, bringing the total to nearly 70 courses in subjects from programming to poetry. —> Read More