Dozens of schools have committed to using Open Courses over the past few months, including institutions like Colorado Community College Systems, Fanshawe College, La Cite College, Montana State University, and the University of Wisconsin.”

A key measure of success for an online learning initiative is its demonstrated ability to help increase student learning and graduation rates,” said Houston Davis, Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer for the University System of Georgia. “Working with Desire2Learn, we are using MOOC formats to give our students opportunities to earn additional credits, so they have more options to succeed.”