Vice President Biden will deliver this year’s Commencement address.
Penn raised more than $4.3 billion in the Making History Campaign.
After seven years of widespread support and alumni participation, the University of Pennsylvania culminated its Making History Campaign, raising $4.3 billion, strengthening Penn’s position among the world’s foremost universities and making major breakthroughs in addressing society’s most complex challenges, Penn President Amy Gutmann announced today.
Some were high school sports stars. Others barely know the rules of American football.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School and Penn’s global initiatives are spotlighted.
As students at the University of Pennsylvania, they exercised their love of learning, and now, as Penn alumni, thanks to online courses, they can add to their knowledge base or explore subject matter they either couldn’t or didn’t when on campus.
Many professors who embark on teaching a massive open online class, or MOOC, may be apprehensive about conveying their subject material to thousands.
Edward Rock of the Law School comments on receiving credits for free online courses.
PHILADELPHIA — A massive open online course, or MOOC, taught by a University of Pennsylvania calculus professor has been recommended for credit by the American Council on Education.