Penn State is about to release its second run of MOOCdemic, a massive multiplayer simulation game run in concert with its MOOC Epidemics – the Dynamics of Infectious Diseases.
In the United States, our educational systems are built on time—12 years of elementary and secondary education (13 if you count kindergarten), two years for an associate’s degree, four years for a bachelor’s degree, two years for a master’s degree, and two to about five years for a PhD.
The major MOOC providers, particularly Coursera and edX, have steadily been increasing their presence outside of U.S.
This post comes to courtesy of Kevin Raney.
Coursera announced yesterday that it is partnering with Chinese Internet company NetEase to launch Coursera Zone, a MOOC portal aimed at making massive open online courses more accessible to Chinese-speaking students around the world.