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The 2017 Online Course Provider League Table is Out!

Posted in 'Articles by the MoocLab Community' started by Carolyn, Jan 20, 2017.

  1. Carolyn

    Carolyn Founder at MoocLab Staff Member

    Suffolk, UK
    StraighterLine, Khan Academy & Udemy top MoocLab's League Table of Free & Low-cost Online Course Providers

    Online Learning Community Website, MoocLab, has released the 2017 Online Course Provider League Table to help the millions of students interested in online education compare the top Providers of Online Courses. StraighterLine is ranked in #1 position followed closely by Khan Academy in second and Udemy in third.

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    16 of the top online course providers were scored on 8 different criteria considered to be important factors for learners and learning outcomes. The 8 indicators used for scoring are as follows:
    • Cost
    • Level of support provided to aid learning
    • Level of activity in the learning community discussion forums
    • Availability of learning pathways made up of a series of related courses for more in-depth study
    • Form of assessment provided
    • Availability of credentials
    • Quality of the interface & ease of navigation around the website
    • How useful the learning outcomes are in real terms
    Read more about the methodology here.

    The interactive League Table can be used by students and lifelong learners to explore factors which are of importance to them and be guided in choosing the appropriate online course platform(s) based on the different measures of importance.

    The 2017 Online Course Provider League Table is also accompanied by an interactive Comparison Table providing key information relating to each provider allowing users to make informed choices based on their own measures of importance.

    Go to The 2017 Online Course Provider League Table>>>
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