StudentAdvisor.com, the leading “all things learning” resource, launched MOOC Advisor (www.moocadvisor.com), a one-stop-shop database of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), the Fort Mill Times reports. The free site also features first-hand user reviews and insights on the MOOC experience. “MOOCs are being heralded as the ‘next big thing’ in higher education. Hundreds of institutions have already adopted the format to reach millions beyond the classroom. Just last year, Harvard and MIT invested $60 million to launch a joint MOOC effort: edX; reporting an impressive 370,000 students registered for the 2012 fall semester alone,” said Dean Tsouvalas, editor-in-chief of StudentAdvisor. Tsouvalas added, “This is creating exciting opportunities, but also generating many questions: Are MOOCs for me? Which MOOC should I take? Our goal with MOOCAdvisor.com is to cut through the noise, simplifying the process of matching the right student with the right course.”

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