A joint venture between edX and Cornell University will bring four fresh MOOCs to the world of online learning next semester. These mark Cornell's first foray into massive open online courses, with the possibility of more to come in the 2014-2015 school year.
The business world is always changing, and students need practical skills to prepare them for today's job market. This month, the University of Texas at Austin will begin offering hands-on experience-based learning courses for business students online.
Aspiring entrepreneurs can now earn an online certificate in innovation and entrepreneurship from Stanford University. The program, which launched in 2012, requires students to complete courses in topics such as marketing, negotiation and design thinking.
After discovering that only 30 percent of students complete their developmental math courses, the Carnegie Foundation decided it was time to change the way the subject is taught. A new four-lesson MOOC aims to help developmental math students learn how to learn.