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Online Ed’s Excellent Adventure: How a Philosophy MOOC Handles the Survey Course

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Michael Roth’s Philosophy MOOC on The Modern and the Postmodern was reviewed previously here at MOOC News and Reviews, and Professor...

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Mobilizing the MOOC: A Review of Instructional Design for Mobile Learning

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I recently participated in Instructional Design for Mobile Learning (IDML13), a professional development micro-MOOC hosted by Academic...

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Just Lectures? — A Review of the edX Justice MOOC

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Professor Michael Sandel made headlines twice this year with regard to his ethics class (called Justice), which has become a staple of the...

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An Element of Fun: A First Look at the Open2Study MOOC Platform

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As MOOCs have spread their wings over the World Wide Web, inevitably academic institutions around the globe have taken notice and prepared...

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Course Review – Property and Liability MOOC from Wesleyan

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In the interest of full disclosure, Wesleyan’s Richard Adelstein (who teaches the just-completed Coursera MOOC on Property and...

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Statistically Speaking – A Bangladeshi Teen Reviews His First Udacity MOOC

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I left high school last August to study from home, and I have tutors who help me with high school standardized tests. Meanwhile I use my...

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Atomic Mass for the Masses — A Review of the Rice University Chemistry MOOC

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When I went off to college as an undergraduate my intention was to major in chemistry.  That plan lasted for about a semester as, for a...

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Good In Theory — A Review of Stanford’s Understanding Einstein MOOC

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This recently completed Coursera MOOC on Einstein and his Special Theory of Relativity is taught by Larry Randles Lagerstrom, Historian of...

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Learning Genetics and Evolution Online – Coursera Review

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In Sri Lanka, where I work as a research assistant in cardiology, I have limited options for pursuing my interest in the question of how...

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Vive le Project Management: Review of One of the First French MOOCs

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The first thing you need to know about ABC de la Gestion de Projet is that it is in French, naturellement. In English, you would call it...

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