In partnership with edX, Cornell University offers massive open online courses (MOOCs) to a global community of learners. The first four CornellX courses were launched in the spring of 2014. Plans to further online opportunities were announced by the Provost in the Fall of 2014. This website serves as a resource for Cornell faculty who are interested in teaching a MOOC.

Wiretaps to Big Data

Professor Stephen Wicker

American Capitalism: A History

MOOC to re-run March 2015

Introduction to Global Hospitality

MOOC launched Feb. 4, 2015

Professor Stephen Wicker

Wiretaps to Big Data MOOC

Networks, Crowds and Markets MOOC

Professor Jon Kleinburg with Lars Backstrom, Facebook

Professor Louis Hyman

MOOC shoot for American Capitalism

Networks, Crowds and Markets

MOOC to re-run on Feb. 16, 2015

Professor David Chernoff, Relativity and Astrophysics

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An international group of higher education institutions gathered last week to explore the impacts of MOOCs on higher education.


The takeaway? Higher education is going digital, responding to the architecture of knowledge in a digital age, and MOOCs, while heavily criticized, have proven a much-needed catalyst for the development of progressive programs that respond to the changing world.