Month: March 2014

About MOOCs

3405811164_d49a982c6eMassive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), as the newest development in distance education, have been revolutionizing the international higher education system for the last two years. MOOCs go further than conventional online course ware, in featuring almost all elements of traditional university courses. (more…)


MOOCs development in Europe

European University Association (EUA) published its second paper on MOOCs. The paper redraw the global picture of MOOCs in Europe. It  highlights that there has been an important increase in the number of MOOCs over the last months. Despite the fact that MOOCs first  appeared in US, European universities now account for one third of the MOOCs in the world and already the second European MOOCs Stakeholder Summit took place at EPFL  in February 2014.