Project 252


Contributed by Enda (@donenda)
EdTech Tool Name:Udacity
Bref Description:MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) provider
Type of EdTech Tool:
  • Web (access through web browser)
  • Android (phone/tablet) App
  • IOS (iPhone/iPod Touch) App
  • IOS (iPad/iPad Mini) App
EdTech Tool Usage Keywords:MOOC, self-directed learning, collaborative learning
EdTech Tool Uses:Udacity is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) provider. Udacity courses are interactive with activities, such as quizzes and exercises, interspersed between short videos and instructor videos (you can try the quizzes as many times as you like without any penalty). Udacity courses also often include a project that you can add to your portfolio. Udacity originated from a number of free computer science classes offered in 2011 through Stanford University and continues to focus upon technical topics (coding, app development, science, engineering, etc. - see the full catalogue of courses at
Education Level(s):
  • Post-Primary (Senior)
  • Third Level/Higher Education
Academic Subjects:
EdTech Tool Pricing Structure:Free but has in-app purchases
Further info: