Coursera tests new textbook partnerships – University World News

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Louise Robinson-Lay‘s insight:

Some Coursera courses will soon have free textbooks for the life of the course. A fantastic initiative.

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Behind-The-Scenes: How MOOCs Are Getting Money – Edudemic

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A new chart details how MOOCs are getting money, from where, and the many players behind the scenes.

Louise Robinson-Lay‘s insight:

An interesting look at how MOOCs armed funded.

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Coursera makes first foray into K-12 education with online courses for teachers

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Online learning startup Coursera is partnering with several schools of education, as well as other institutions and museums, to bring professional development courses to K-12 teachers online.

Louise Robinson-Lay‘s insight:

Now we can choose from an array of professional development learning activities using sites like Coursera who offer MOOCs for teachers.

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