Online Learning Update
Google’s Open Course Builder: A Giant Leap into 21st Century Online Learning
October 22nd, 2012
by Todd Finley, Edutopia
Months ago, Google entered the massive open online course (MOOC) space by introducing the free Power Searching with Google course to 150 thousand self-enrolled students (shocker: Google is not particularly concerned with enhancing your use of dozens of alternative search engines). More recently, Google gave away Open Course Builder — tools that were used to construct its popular course — and further disrupted traditional notions of who gets to play teacher (anyone) and how many students can take a class for free (1 or 100,000).
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