October 18, 2019


  1. August 23, 2019

    Research shows certificates boost MOOC completion rates

    New research on massive open online courses finds that one way to keep students engaged in the free classes is to offer a certificate of completion for a fee.

  2. December 16, 2018

    Academic Innovation notes strides as U-M hits online enrollment milestone

    U-M has experienced more than 7 million enrollments in online learning opportunities in the four years since it announced a centralized effort to promote digital learning.

  3. September 26, 2018

    Online course helps students, others engage with communities

    Eight units across the university and a group of 15 students have teamed up to create a new massive open online course that aims to help students thoughtfully prepare for community engagement.

  4. May 29, 2018

    Faculty, staff and students can earn free Coursera certifications

    Current students, faculty and staff at all three U-M campuses can now earn a verified certificate free of charge for online courses developed by U-M faculty and instructional teams for Coursera.

  5. May 29, 2018

    Online portal puts U-M digital learning opportunities in one place

    As U-M continues to expand its digital learning portfolio, Michigan Online offers one-stop access to online courses and learning experiences created by Michigan faculty and instructional teams.

  6. March 6, 2018

    University announces first online degrees through Coursera

    U-M and the online learning platform Coursera have announced a partnership to offer new master’s degree options in applied data science, public health, and construction engineering and management.

  7. September 14, 2017

    New library management MOOC series fills educational gap

    A new massive open online course series offered by U-M will provide advanced training in management to public librarians.

  8. 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 can earn more comprehensive certification or complete work toward an advanced degree at U-M.

  9. May 3, 2016

    U-M launches first three XSeries programs on edX platform

    The university is launching three new certificate programs on the online edX platform that are designed to help global lifelong learners keep pace with their careers.

  10. April 15, 2016

    Workshop for faculty to focus on MOOC creation

    The Office of Digital Education & Innovation and edX are inviting faculty to a two-day workshop about how to reach more learners on campus and around the world, including through additional massive open online courses.