DoaneX course named one of 10 most popular MOOCs starting in March
Doane University’s Microeconomics & Business course on DoaneX has been named one of the ten most popular massive open online courses (MOOCs) starting in March by Class Central, considered a top search engine for free online courses.
The Microeconomics & Business course on DoaneX is an eight-week course that serves as an introduction to basic concepts governing the operation of the microeconomy, with specific emphasis placed on understanding microeconomic theory, policy, and issues as they relate to business decision-making. As of April 1, over 5,700 students have enrolled in the course.
Doane University joined edX in January 2018 as the first institution from Nebraska to partner with the online learning and MOOC provider, founded in 2012 by Harvard and MIT. DoaneX courses are separate from traditional online courses offered with Doane University. The majority of DoaneX courses are free, but learners wishing to have a verified certificate of completion for a MOOC, MicroMasters,or a certificate program can pay tuition through the edX platform.