McGill is part of the?edX?consortium of 36 leading institutions from North America, Europe, Asia and Australia dedicated to offering online interactive classes to enhance education on their campuses and for a worldwide community of learners.
MOOCs are not just canned courses or recorded talking heads. They provide new methods for:
- packaging course materials,
- facilitating peer-to-peer learning, and
- conducting assessments in order to improving teaching
McGill has selected four MOOCs for developent. The McGillX page contains a list of all current offerings from McGill: