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This introductory class, which usually costs $2,400, will be the first from the Linux Foundation to run as a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). There is no limit on enrollment through edX’s platform.
The course will be held this summer, although an official start date has not been posted yet. Jennifer Cloer, Director of Communications for the Linux Foundation, said that over 2,500 people signed up for the course within the first 24 hours of it being posted. There are no prerequisites, and a note on the course’s information page says that most users will find the course takes between 40 and 60 hours to complete.
NUS (National University of Singapore)
NTU (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Curtis Institute of Music faculty, renowned for training the world’s finest young musicians, will teach a series of free online courses designed to enhance music appreciation among audiences around the globe. With the February 2013 announcement, Curtis becomes the first classical music conservatory to utilize a massive open online course (MOOC) platform in partnership with Coursera, a leader in MOOC education.
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Since Coursera launched in April 2012, the company has registered a total of almost 2.8 million users, with approximately 1.45 million students enrolling in courses each month. Coursera also recently began offering students opportunities to receive credit and recognition for their work through organizations such as the American Council on Education (ACE), which offer the potential for students to receive transfer credit to college degree programs for select courses.
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