Can MOOCs make the grade for federal training?

Back to School Can MOOCs make the grade for federal training? By Bianca Spinosa Sep 04, 2015 A massive open online course is just that — up to several thousand people can take the same MOOC, simultaneously and without cost, through sites such as Coursera, edX and Udacity. One MOOC on machine learning, for example, has 27,323 students enrolled, according to Udacity’s website. So given the increasing demand for workers with cybersecurity and data analytics skills, could MOOCs be one of the keys to federal training needs? Ryan Corey believes they can help. Corey has been in the cybersecurity field for 13 years, and in January, he co-founded Cybrary, a company that offers free courses on a range of cyber skills. Corey said he launched Cybrary in part because he…


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