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MOOCs for Credit: Introducing MOOC2Degree from Academic Partnerships

Submitted by on January 23, 2013 – 11:04 amOne Comment

At Academic Partnerships, we believe that education should be accessible to any qualified individual with the desire to receive a college degree. That’s why we’re working with our partner universities to help potential students take their first step towards entering into an accredited online program.

The MOOC2Degree Program

MOOC2Degree turns the first course of an accredited program into a MOOC — a fully open, free course — in which students participate to try out the online program platform. If a student chooses to continue through the program, the participating university will apply earned MOOC credits to the student’s degree. Many AP partners have joined the MOOC2Degree program and are excited to offer this unique opportunity to potential students. See what our partners are saying about their involvement in MOOC2Degree:

The MOOC2Degree Business Model

The infographic below will give you a little more insight into how MOOC2Degree is structured. Click the image below to see full infographic. MOOC2Degree Infographic   For information about Academic Partnerships’ involvement in MOOC2Degree, take a look at the MOOC2Degree website. Also check out what the Chronicle of Higher Education and the New York Times are saying about our MOOC inititaive.

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