UMD Debuts Coursera 'MOOC' Offerings
The University of Maryland plans to offer four popular courses free this spring via Coursera- the international platform that hosts "MOOCs," massive open online courses.
UMD is joining the six-month old consortium, which until now has had 16 other American Association of Universities members and world class international institutions. Negotiations with Coursera began last July.
The first offerings include an eclectic mix intended to appeal to a diverse international audience:
See Course Previews: http://www.coursera.org/umd
September 21, 2012