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September 22, 2017

MOOCs

September 14, 2017

New library management MOOC series fills educational gap

A new massive open online course series offered by the University of Michigan will provide advanced training in management to public librarians, many of whom say they have to learn most of those skills on the job.

September 20, 2016

U-M, edX announce three online, social innovation MicroMasters

Online learners interested in educational leadership, social work and the growing field of user-experience research and design now can earn more comprehensive certification or complete work toward an advanced degree at the University of Michigan.

May 3, 2016

U-M launches first three XSeries programs on edX platform

The University of Michigan is launching three new certificate programs on the online edX platform that are designed to help global lifelong learners keep pace with their careers and prepare for the rigor of academic programs at the university.

April 15, 2016

Workshop for faculty to focus on MOOC creation

 

As the university marches forward with its goal to transform 200 courses by 2017, including the addition of more massive open online courses, the Office of Digital Education & Innovation and edX invite faculty to a two-day workshop to hear how they can adapt their courses to reach learners here on campus and around the world.

March 8, 2016

U-M announces first massive open online courses on edX platform

The University of Michigan Office of Digital Education & Innovation will launch its first four courses on the edX platform, beginning in April.

U-M, one of the first universities to offer free massive open online courses (MOOCs), became a charter member of edX in October.

October 5, 2015

University of Michigan joins edX as charter member

The University of Michigan announced a partnership Monday with global nonprofit online learning destination edX, further expanding the university's experimentation with digital learning and learning analytics.

June 23, 2015

Summit on MOOCs inspires global research collaboration

Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, offered by institutions around the world have served millions of people of all ages in the three years since they have risen in prominence. But who are these online learners, what attracts them to a course, and what makes them engage with the material and stay with it to the end — or not?

May 7, 2015

New MOOCs beginning; U-M leaders to support more courses

As a new round of massive open online courses gets underway during the next few weeks, university leaders have put out a call to encourage more faculty to come together in multi-unit teams to design and create additional MOOCs.

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