Have massive open online courses emerged from the Trough of Disillusionment to the Slopes of Enlightenment? Wherever MOOCs belong on the Gartner Hype Cycle, one thing is clear: there are more courses and students now than ever before.
We examine how the MOOC space has grown throughout 2015 in comparison to the same data from 2014. We look at a variety of stats, from numbers of students, to numbers of courses, to the rise in popularity of non-English language courses.
MOOC providers are targeting the high school demographic, to the extent that they’re developing programs just for high schoolers. We take a look at what’s available for high schoolers, and from which providers.
This is a comphrensive run-down on the MOOC-provider FutureLearn. Read this article to find out what they’re like as a company and MOOC platform, and to find out why the future is looking bright for FutureLearn.