MOOCs to be Evaluated for possible College Credit

While massive open online courses, or MOOCs, are still in their early days, the race has begun to integrate them into traditional colleges — both by making them eligible for transfer credits, and by putting them to use in introductory and remedial courses.

The American Council on Education, the leading umbrella group for higher education, and Coursera, a Silicon Valley MOOC provider, announced a pilot project to determine whether some free online courses are similar enough to traditional college courses that they should be eligible for credit.

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About Giorgio Bertini

Director at Learning Change Project - Research on society, culture, art, neuroscience, cognition, critical thinking, intelligence, creativity, autopoiesis, self-organization, rhizomes, complexity, systems, networks, leadership, sustainability, thinkers, futures ++
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