What are MOOCs?

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Written by Dhawal Shah Last updated on March 19th, 2023

MOOC” stands for Massive Open Online Course. Usually these online courses are taught by universities all around the world (e.g. Stanford, Princeton, UC San Diego, Yonsei University, Leiden University, and over 1200 other such universities). Other MOOCs are made by companies, like Google or Microsoft. 

They are available to anyone with an internet connection. Some of the popular MOOC providers include Coursera, edX, Udacity, and FutureLearn. They partner with universities, companies, and professors to provide MOOCs. 

NOTE: Class Central does not offer any MOOCs and is not involved in the running of any MOOCs. Established in 2011, we are the #1 search engine and reviews site for MOOCs and online courses.

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