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Byman Discusses Foreign Fighters in MOOC Lecture

The first lecture of School of Foreign Service Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs Daniel Byman’s Terrorism and Counterterrorism Massive Online Open Course took place at the Mortara Center for International Studies Monday evening. Drawing more than 40 attendees, the course is part of the second wave of MOOCs introduced[Read More…]

by September 22, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GU Expands Massive Open Online Courses

Georgetown expanded its massive open online courses this year with two new offerings: “Terrorism and Counter-terrorism,” taught by professor Daniel Byman, and “The Divine Comedy: Dante’s Journey to Freedom,” taught by professor Frank Ambrosio. The program, conceived last year, also includes an Advanced Placement physics course and a course on[Read More…]

by October 7, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Why MOOCs Won’t Make It Up The Hilltop

Last night, as I was having a drink with some new friends, I saw why online education has yet to disrupt the Hilltop, and probably won’t for the foreseeable future. Sitting and talking with other interns in D.C. for the summer, from Harvard, Vanderbilt, Brown, Georgetown and Bowdoin, I saw[Read More…]

by July 10, 2014 1 comment Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Kennedy Institute Set to Launch Bioethics MOOC

Kennedy Institute Set to Launch Bioethics MOOC

The Kennedy Institute of Ethics will launch a massive open online course on bioethics April 15. As part of the creation of the course, the KIE hosted and filmed six TED-style talks featuring KIE Director Maggie Little in Gaston Hall on March 17, 19 and 24. A MOOC is a[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

GU’s First MOOC Concludes

Georgetown’s inaugural massive open online course “Globalization’s Winners and Losers: Challenges for Developed and Developing Countries,” successfully completed its seven week run in December, awarding nearly 6,000 certificates to students from all over the world and inspiring several real-world offshoots in countries like Kazakhstan. The 14,000 active users of the[Read More…]

by January 14, 2014 0 comments City News, News

With MOOC, a Lecture Hall That Fits 20,000

Georgetown’s first massive open online course, “Globalization’s Winners and Losers: Challenges for Developed and Developing Countries,” launched on the edX platform last Tuesday to an audience of nearly 20,000 students from 155 countries. “The fact that so many thousands of students all over the world are taking a course from[Read More…]

by October 8, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Catholics Wary of MOOCs

Though the massive open online courses trend seems to pervade higher education today, Georgetown is the only Catholic university that has added MOOCs to its curriculum. In an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, John Malesic, an associate professor of theology at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., argued that[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments City News, News