Arizona State University to offer MOOCs
- Arizona State University and Scottsdale Community College are joining more than two dozen other universities around the U.S. as the latest schools to offer MOOCs.
- ASU's first MOOC is expected to be available in August and will be focused on helping people navigate major life decisions like going back to school, getting married or retiring, and Scottsdale Community College will begin offering a basic math course in February.
- Officials at Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona (which offers a handful of courses via iTunes) have considered offering MOOCs of their own, but neither school currently has plans for the free online courses.
From the article:
Harvard offers them. Stanford and Duke offer them, and so do more than two dozen other universities around the country. Soon, Arizona State University and Scottsdale Community College will join a growing number of institutions offering "massive open online courses," or MOOCs -- free online classes that are open to anyone with an Internet connection. ...
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