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Latest News: MOOC Trends 2015 – Doubled amount of MOOC students worldwide

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According to ICEF Monitor 35 million people enrolled in MOOCs during 2015 in approximately 4200 courses offered by 500 universities. This means that the amount of learners doubled last year in comparison with the year before. The MOOC-providing companies were also more focused on revenue than the years before, which means that more courses offered academic credits as well as full degrees etc. Coursera and edX are still the largest companies, but there are many others that experience fast growth, like non-English platforms, as the French government-backed France Université Numerique (FUN) and the Spanish platform Miriada X. Some of the companies now also have started targeting younger learners with focus on the high school-level. Read the full report here!
Source: ICEF Monitor

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