Postsecondary Learning

MOOCs Officially Charge Employers Access to Students

Dec 11, 2012

HUNTING SEASON: As promised, MOOCs Coursera and Udacity are officially charging hi-profile tech companies like Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Twitter for access to information about high-performing students. The service is only available to students and colleges that opt in the. Companies interested in a Coursera student will pay a flat (undisclosed) fee, and the affiliated college will get a 6 to 15 percent cut. Udacity's career service is similar, but without the middlemen cut.

Postsecondary Learning

MOOCs Officially Charge Employers Access to Students

Dec 11, 2012

HUNTING SEASON: As promised, MOOCs Coursera and Udacity are officially charging hi-profile tech companies like Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Twitter for access to information about high-performing students. The service is only available to students and colleges that opt in the. Companies interested in a Coursera student will pay a flat (undisclosed) fee, and the affiliated college will get a 6 to 15 percent cut. Udacity's career service is similar, but without the middlemen cut.

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