MOOC

Call for Proposals

Timeline

The Faculty MOOC committee is currently reviewing this spring's pre-proposals. This is the expected timeline:


February 6 Decision on Pre-proposals

March 6 Final Proposals Due

March 30 Winning Proposals Notified

Fall 2015 Course Offered

Interesting Statistics On The First 2 Classes

New World, New Map: GPS for Today’s Music Industry

Enrollment: 4,577 of which 55 paid for the Signature Track
126 Countries – 33% US, 31% Emerging Countries


Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination

Enrollment: 20,665 of which 897 paid for the Signature Track
86 Countries – 30% US, 34% Emerging Countries;


The FAFE professors surveyed their students and based upon responses from 1,762 learners they learned:

  • 67% male;
  • 36% ages 25-34
  • 52% employed full time; 35% bachelor’s degree, 36% master’s degree,
  • 70% not a student; 18% full-time students; 12% part-time students

See the full Request for Proposal here.


News From Coursera

Coursera noted that 2014 was a very good year. Here are some highlights:

  • 9 new partners from 6 countries joined our community: ESSEC Business School, Fudan University, Fundação Lemann, Indian School of Business, Lund University, McMaster University, Sciences Po, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, and Universidade de São Paulo;
  • They added more than 300 courses for a total of 892 courses today;
  • The number of learners grew from 5.6 Million to 10.6 Million; and
  • They launched our first 29 On-demand courses