Google goes MOOC

In addition to the news of the Gates Foundation giving 9 million dollars for “inovative education practices (see: Wired Campus blog post on June 19th), Google has joined the fray for Massively Open Online Courses (see this other post on Wired Campus, a tech blog of the Chronicle of higher education).

The search Internet giant has launched its “Course Builder” as an open source code project (see: https://code.google.com/p/course-builder/). See Peter Norvig, director of research at Google explain the project:

Of particular interest is this page about the design process of an online course from Google.

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