Sunday, 24 November 2013

Syracuse iSchool Offers MOOCs, Commits to Online Community

by M. Nadeen, Education News

The Syracuse University School of Information Studies, also known as the iSchool, is offering its third massive open online course (MOOC) to celebrate 20 years of innovation in online education, writes Lydia Wilson in the Daily Orange. The school also plans to offer a series of informational webinars to help the school stay at the forefront of online learning. According to Jill Hurst-Wahl, an associate professor of practice at the iSchool, says enrollment in MOOCs and online courses has grown since their inception at the school and more students interested in online learning options. She said that the school plans to integrate those who are primarily enrolled online into campus life.

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