MOOCs for Your Professional Development
Continuing education is a critical part of your professional development. There are many opportunities to further your education including a formal graduate degree (on campus or online), a professional certificate program from a college continuing education program, or a MOOC.
What is a MOOC and how can you utilize a MOOC for professional development?
A massive open online course (MOOC) is an online course aiming at large-scale interactive participation and open access via the web. In addition to traditional course materials such as videos, readings, and problem sets, MOOCs provide interactive user forums that help build a community for the students, professors, and TAs. [Wikipedia]
Last November, the New York Times declared that 2012 was The Year of the MOOC. The leading MOOCs are Coursera, edX and Udacity. These platforms are Read more