The UP Open University (UPOU) and Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) have collaborated to develop the country’s first massive open online course (MOOC) as part of Smart’s thrust to democratize access to quality education through the use of mobile technologies.

Its initial offering of Mobile Applications Development on the Android Platform gained more than 700 sign-ups from 36 countries in a span of a month. 

Other MOOCs in the pipeline are on Technopreneurship and Mobile Applications Development on the iOS platform.

Check out the new MOOCs site here.