MOOC

Universities experiment with their own MOOCs

Published: 9Oct2014

Some three years after the first U.S. MOOC was launched to great fanfare, massive open online courses are becoming part of the higher-ed mainstream. Some of the largest Canadian universities are...

MOOCs and GROOCs on the move

Published: 26Jun2014

McGill’s initial experiment with Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, has been a success and the first offering, Food for Thought, will be repeated next year.

"Food for Thought" Launches Today!

Published: 22Jan2014

"Food for Thought" launches at exactly noon today! At 12:00 you can log on and watch the first lecture. The course is totally free but you have to register. We now have over 20,000 students...

Online course offers Food for Thought on ever-changing information

Published: 17Jan2014

What is it like to teach a class of more than 20,000 students? I don’t know, but I’m about to find out. Colleagues David Harpp and Ariel Fenster and I have been selected to offer McGill’s first ...