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Erika Weinthal Helps Develop New Online Course ...
Nov 09, 2017

Erika Weinthal Helps Develop New Online Course ...

Erika Weinthal, a professor at Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment, has helped develop a free online course on Environmental Security and Sustaining Peace for the United Nations Environ...

Start a Business, Fight Climate Change with a N...
Aug 01, 2017

Start a Business, Fight Climate Change with a N...

Want to do something about global climate change? Try starting a business.

New Duke Online Course Demystifies the Electric...
Jul 10, 2017

New Duke Online Course Demystifies the Electric...

You now that electricity is what turns on the lights in your house, runs your washing machine, and powers the machine that makes your coffee in the morning. But do you really know how electricity gets t...

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Duke Research Finds MOOCs Offer Learners Emotio...
Jun 21, 2017

Duke Research Finds MOOCs Offer Learners Emotio...

Millions of people around the world have enrolled in massive open online courses (MOOCs), attracted by their promise of low-cost education for career advancement or gaining knowledge. New research from ...

Faculty to Develop New Open Online Courses with...
Feb 21, 2017

Faculty to Develop New Open Online Courses with...

Three groups of Duke faculty will develop new open online courses in 2017 with support from Online Duke, a university initiative to support innovative online teaching and learning.

Duke’s Image and Video Processing Course Relaun...
Jan 20, 2017

Duke’s Image and Video Processing Course Relaun...

Duke University’s open online course that pulls back the curtain on the digital images that inundate our lives—from cell phone photos to movie special effects to NASA robot videos—is back with a new 9-w...

Learn to 3D Print at Duke with a New Online Min...
Oct 19, 2016

Learn to 3D Print at Duke with a New Online Min...

Duke students, faculty and staff can now learn how to use free 3D printers at the university by taking a short online course, 3D Printing at Duke.

Workshop to Present Ways Duke Faculty Can Try O...
Sep 15, 2016

Workshop to Present Ways Duke Faculty Can Try O...

Duke instructors can learn how to try online teaching in a workshop offered by staff from the Center for Instructional Technology (CIT) and Online Duke.

Want to Change the World? There’s a MOOC for That.
Jun 06, 2016

Want to Change the World? There’s a MOOC for That.

Emerging pandemic diseases like Ebola and Zika, the sixth extinction, and food insecurity: these are some of the most daunting issues facing the world today. A new open online course wants to empower pe...

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New Global Online Education Projects Selected f...
May 23, 2016

New Global Online Education Projects Selected f...

By Lynne O’Brien This academic year, Online Duke, along with Provost Sally Kornbluth and The Office of Global Strategy and Programs, released our fourth call for proposals for Duke faculty online educat...

Popular Duke Statistics MOOC Expands Into Multi...
May 11, 2016

Popular Duke Statistics MOOC Expands Into Multi...

In today’s increasingly data-centric world, statistics has become an in-demand skill sought by employers in multiple industries. Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel, assistant professor of the practice in the Departm...

Duke Study Finds Writing Can Be Taught with MOOCs
May 03, 2016

Duke Study Finds Writing Can Be Taught with MOOCs

When MOOCs began to take off in 2012 and 2013, Denise Comer was intrigued. A writing instructor and director of Duke University’s first-year writing program, Comer was inspired to design and teach a fir...

What We Learned at the 4th Annual Coursera Part...
Apr 08, 2016

What We Learned at the 4th Annual Coursera Part...

Lower barriers for faculty innovation. Instead of asking faculty to come up with a dramatically different, large project, several universities have found that starting with smaller, simpler projects is ...

The Impressive Numbers Behind Duke’s New ...
Mar 02, 2016

The Impressive Numbers Behind Duke’s New ...

In Spring 2015, Duke University announced it would be developing two new Coursera Specializations in two high demand fields: Java programming and business analytics. The first courses in the Specializat...

Duke Launches 7 Open Online Courses to Start 2016
Jan 20, 2016

Duke Launches 7 Open Online Courses to Start 2016

We’re just a few weeks into 2016, but in that short time Duke instructors have been busy launching seven open online courses on Coursera. These courses are a great way for anyone in the world to learn s...