For-Credit MOOC Offers Flexibility, Less Stress

June 21, 2017

As reported in Inside Higher Ed, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s catalog of publicly available massively open online courses is typically marketed to non-MIT learners. Last fall, however, the university offered the MOOC version of a popular class to on-campus students, for credit, in an attempt to help students facing scheduling issues.

A recently released study found that MIT students not only performed well in the class, but also -- at an institution known for its rigor -- reported feeling less stress and having more flexibility. 

To read the full report of this study, click here.


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