Education Technology Trends – Part I – Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

Janet Wagner | ProgrammableWeb | August 22, 2013

This is the first post of a three-part series covering recent trends and developments in education technology.

At the time of this writing, there are 197 APIs listed in the Education Category of the ProgrammableWeb API Directory. A few of the leading APIs in this category include Khan Academy, Edmodo and Schoology.

There have been a lot of exciting and ground-breaking developments in education technology in recent years. Some of these recent and growing trends include:

• Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)
• Learning Management and Learning Content Management Systems (LMS and LCMS)
• Education Marketplaces
• Adaptive Learning
• Integration with Legacy Systems

This first post of the three-part series includes information about Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).