MIT to use its own MOOCs as masters admissions test

By Jeffrey R Young, The Chronicle of Higher Education – in University World News.

MOOCs may soon become a prominent factor in admissions decisions at selective colleges, after the Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced last week that it plans a pilot programme in which students who do well in its MOOCs will enhance their chances of admission to MIT’s masters programme and be able to finish the degree in one semester instead of two.

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http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20151009125458735

Povl Tiedemann
October 2015

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