Summary of Mastering MOOCs
Using Open Online Courses to Achieve Your Goals
Prestigious universities offer top-flight, mostly free MOOCs – massive open online courses.
Prestigious universities offer many, top-flight massive open online courses (MOOCs), and most of them are free to the public. MOOCs are a new and exciting development in distance learning. Now you have access to the level of education offered at top universities and to classes such as Contract Law: From Trust to Promise to Contract and Fundamentals of Neuroscience from Harvard, Introduction to Negotiation from Yale, and Calculus and Principles of Synthetic Biology from MIT. Millions of online students participate in MOOCs. Knowledge@Wharton, the online business journal of University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, produced this useful MOOC manual: a superb, hands-on guide that explains how online learners can get the most from these classes. getAbstract recommends this timely, useful e-book to anyone intrigued by – or already participating in – online learning.
In this summary, you will learn
- How massive open online courses (MOOCs) work
- Who offers them
- What they cost
- What they require
- What benefits they offer
About the Author
Knowledge@Wharton is the online business analysis journal of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. It publishes a global edition in English and regional editions in Spanish, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese.
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