mooc.org – edX Destination
mooc.org is an edX destination. They are working to help educational institutions, businesses and teachers easily build and host courses for the world to take. mooc.org goes live in the first half of 2014. Features will include: a) Easily create quality courses – using best practices, instructions, and course creation tools tested and improved on edX.org; b) Tailor the learner environment – for your students through full control of your content and the overall learner experience; c) Frequent platform improvements – driven by the Open edX community allow institutions to deploy latest tools and interactivity; d) Manage your brand – to deeply connect with your students using tools developed by the Open edX platform community; e) Open source authoring tools – ensure course creators can incorporate the latest 3rd party interactive learning features; and f) Platform hosting services – for Open edX can be configured for institutions or others interested in teaching online. EdX is a not-for-profit enterprise composed of 30 leading global institutions, the xConsortium, focused on transforming online and on-campus learning on an open source platform. Mooc.org is a new site for non-xConsortium universities, institutions, businesses, governments and teachers to build and host their courses for a global audience. This site will be powered by the Open edX platform. This will be added to Education and Academic Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Tutorial Resources Subject Tracer™.