Moocs, and the man leading the UK’s charge

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Source : www.theguardian.com
Auteur : Peter Wilby
Date de l’info : 19 août 2014

Simon Nelson is head of FutureLearn, the OU’s venture into Moocs – massive open online courses that some have claimed will revolutionise higher education. (…) FutureLearn is the first big British venture into Moocs (hence the OU’s cow, geddit?), a name …

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FutureLearn ‘delighted’ at response to first Moocs

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Source : www.timeshighereducation.co.uk
Auteur : CHRIS PARR
Date de l’info : 19 juin 2014

Simon Nelson, FutureLearn chief executive, said he was “delighted” by the figures. “We are about to hit 750,000 course sign-ups, and that’s only eight months after running our first course, and six months after taking the registration cap off,” he …

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MOOCs and disruption – An interview with the FutureLearn CEO

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Source : www.cio.co.uk
Auteur : Dean Gurden
Date de l’info : 11 avril 2014

It wasn’t the most orthodox of starts – when Simon Nelson, now chief executive of one of the UK’s premier supplier of MOOCs (massive open online courses), graduated from Cambridge having read classics, his first job was managing a wholesaler …

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#eMOOCs2014 #FutureLearn new stats & findings #MOOC

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Source : ignatiawebs.blogspot.ch
Auteur : Inge Ignatia
Date de l’info : 13 février 2014

There were many interesting sessions during the second eMOOC summit which took place in Lausanne, Switzerland. And I am eagerly awaiting extra content to be disseminated so I can add my notes to it and share it for it has been a …

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Futurelearn 4 pluses & 4 minuses

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Source : donaldclarkplanb.blogspot.fr
Auteur : Donald Clark
Date de l’info : 27 janvier 2014

Good to see Futurelearn launch with 26 partners and add another platform and community to the growing MOOC landscape. Mike Sharples gave a clear, and honest, report on progress so far, at BETT. “We can’t compete on technology, so we …

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A British MOOC Start Up With A 44 Year Old Parent

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Source : www.forbes.com
Auteur : Peter High
Date de l’info : 13 janvier 2014

Much time and attention has been given to the MOOCs started in the US, but as I have mentioned in my interview with Mike Feerick of ALISON, the phenomenon actually first emerged in Europe. Another more recent entry to the MOOC …

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