Introduces First Team-Based MOOC in Spanish
"Evaluación de Decisiones Estratégicas" taught by renowned Stanford PhD, Catholic University of Chile professor and strategic decision expert, Patricio del Sol, is the first massive open online course (MOOC) offered solely in Spanish where students can work together on group projects in true collaboration. The five-week free course will teach students key principles of strategic choices in the business landscape.
MOOCS, while making international headlines, are primarily offered in English, shutting out students who speak Spanish only. This free course features creative class work and engaging video filmed on location in Silicon Valley, and is available to any Spanish speaking person with an Internet connection.
The course, offered by the prestigious Latin-American University, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, is available on NovoEd, the revolutionary online platform developed at Stanford University in March of 2012. “NovoEd is the only one to use the power of the social web. It’s designed with teamwork in mind,” says NovoEd founder and Stanford professor Amin Saberi.
More than 80,000 students in 150 countries participated in the first NovoEd course (previously known as Venture Lab), working in teams on projects and business models. “We had students from Silicon Valley to Russia to third-world countries in Africa,” Mr. Saberi said. Read more...