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8 MOOCs Transforming Education

The early market for massive open online courses (MOOCs) brings more approaches than you might realize. Take a look at 8 game changers.
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MOOC: Khan Academy

Courses: 4,020 videos and 350 exercises on math, biology, chemistry, physics, finance and history. Pictured here: Khan Academy's American civics class includes a section on SOPA/PIPA.

Focus: Primarily K-12 education, but the 10-minute topical videos are designed to help anyone who wants to learn about the subject. There is content in at least 16 languages.

Sources for courses: Khan Academy.

Cost: Free.

Backed by: Donations and at least $12.5 million in grants from The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Google, the O'Sullivan Foundation, the Valhalla Charitable Foundation and private individuals.

Status: Not for profit.

Leadership: President Shantanu Sinha and founder Salman Khan.

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raltmaier950
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raltmaier950,
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4/16/2013 | 9:09:53 PM
re: 8 MOOCs Transforming Education
Your website is very hard to read, in that the entire page refreshes on every "next page" arrow. Have you ever heard of Web 2.0? Could you please update your website to 2009 level?
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Leo Regulus,
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4/10/2013 | 9:45:21 PM
re: 8 MOOCs Transforming Education
It is now the second quarter of the new year.

Information Week only had one important New Year's Resolution this year. '"No Slide Show Articles with out a prominent 'View-as-one-page' link."

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