Posts Categorized: MOOCs

Professor James Freericks Selected as Finalist for edX Prize

Congratulations to Georgetown Professor James Freericks, Robert L. McDevitt, K.S.G., K.C.H.S. and Catherine H. McDevitt, L.C.H.S. Chair in Physics, whose Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) made its way into the top 10 finalists for the edX Prize for Exceptional Contributions in Online Teaching and Learning. The prize recognizes exceptional educators for their innovative contributions to… Read more »

Georgetown edX MOOC “Quantum Mechanics for Everyone” Named #3 Best MOOCs of 2017 by Class Central

Each year, Class Central publishes a ranking of the best online courses of the year based on reviews from users. CNDLS is pleased to announce that the Georgetown edX course “Quantum Mechanics for Everyone” was named one of the top 3 best MOOCs of 2017. This self-paced course, taught by James Freericks (Physics), covers the… Read more »

Sign Language Structure, Learning and Change MOOC Launches on edX

Where does American Sign Language (ASL) come from? How is grammar expressed in ASL? How do signed languages evolve and change over time? Georgetown University Medical Center Professor Ted Supalla explores these questions and many more in the edX course “Sign Language Structure, Learning, and Change.” GUIX401 Sign Language Structure, Learning, and Change, supported by… Read more »

Terrorism and Counterterrorism MOOC Relaunches on edX, Registration Open Now, Course Launches October 23

Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service is well-known for educating the world’s leaders. Home to prominent alumni like former President of the United States Bill Clinton and countless diplomats, politicians, and policymakers, the School of Foreign Service—and more specifically the Security Studies Program—continues to attract passionate security-focused students from across the globe… Read more »

Rethinking Residential Teaching and Learning: Global Business Experience Goes Hybrid

This fall, the Global Business Initiative goes even more global. CNDLS and the McDonough School of Business have partnered to create online course content for Global Business Experience (GBE), a foundational course for second-year Georgetown MBA students. Taught by Ricardo Ernst, Director of the Global Business Initiative, and various faculty from the areas of strategy,… Read more »