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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: Canvas Network

Courses: More than 30 classes in a variety of subjects. Pictured here: Canvas Network's "Gender Through Comic Books" course.

Focus: Traditional university education in a MOOC format.

Sources for courses: Some of the more than 350 universities already using the Canvas online learning platform, as well as learning organizations such as Lumen Learning and the Open Course Library.

Cost: Free.

Backed by: $20 million from OpenView Venture Partners, EPIC Ventures and others funding Instructure, the company behind the Canvas online learning platform. Canvas is the primary product, with Canvas Network as an offshoot.

Status: For profit.

Leadership: Josh Coates, CEO.

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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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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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