Meet the New, Self-Appointed MOOC Accreditors: Google and Instagram

A big question for , the free online courses that hundreds of colleges now offer, is whether employers will take them seriously as credentials. But some of the biggest MOOC producers may have figured out how to jump-start employer buy-in: Get big-name companies to help design them.

 

Curated from chronicle.com

It’s interesting to see how the use of MOOC platforms is evolving. Now big companies are working with Coursera to bridge the academic/workplace divide with short courses tackling real world projects.

   

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