Tagged "MOOCs"

The Relationship Between Education and Time

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.

Coursera Makes a Play for China

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.