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  • Juilliard Launches an Open edX Platform with Four Courses

    The exclusive Juilliard School will roll out this spring an Open edX-based platform, intended to reach non-Juilliard students, called the Juilliard Open Classroom. It will follow the goal of “expanding the reach and impact of our educational programs, giving students of dance, drama, and music around the globe the opportunity to develop their craft and to understand the innerContinue reading The ...

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  • edX Creates its Corporate Solutions Business

    The edX Inc. non profit organization has launched ‘edX For Business‘, intended to provide corporate customers with curated solutions on courses, discount codes for verified certificates and other enterprise engagements. The offering includes over 1,000 courses from more than 100 universities. There are courses in programs such as MicroMasters, professional and verified certificate programs. There ...

  • The Phenomenon of the “Fake News” on a Short Course at edX.org

    What are the consequences of fake news? Has it compromise the authority of journalism? Davidson College is releasing this March 14 a free and open, 2-hour course titled “The Story of Fake News”. The course will teach about the history of and effects of fake news as well as how to them and encourage credibility.     The post The Phenomenon of the “Fake News” on a Short Course at edX.org appeared fi...

  • An Open Course from Harvard on the Opioid Treatment and Recovery

    There is an opioid epidemic in America. In 2015 more than 15,000 died from overdoses involving prescription opioids. Harvard University will launch a MOOC on March 27 that will help people learn about the multiple pathways to treatment, challenge preconceptions about addiction and about who can become addicted to opioids – that include the illegal drug heroin as wellContinue reading The post An O...

  • Berkeley Closes iTunesU, Puts YouTube Videos Behind a Wall and Keeps edX Content

    UC Berkeley will suspend access to its iTunesU video community beginning on March 15, 2017. On the same day the university will begin the process of moving the publicly offered YouTube content made from the current legacy channel — youtube.com/ucberkeley — to a new, authentication login-required channel. The entire process is expected to take three to fiveContinue reading The post Berkeley Closes...

  • EdX Expandes Its Lineup of MicroMasters With 16 New Courses

    EdX.org has launched this month 16 new MicroMasters programs on business analytics, digital product management, cybersecurity and data science from 12 top universities, including Boston University, the University of British Columbia and the University of Pennsylvania. MicroMasters credit-elegible programs are intended to bridge the knowledge gap between higher education and the workplace by offeri...

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  • New Version of the Open edX Platform: Ficus

    EdX has announced the availability of the first official Ficus release: Ficus 1. This is the first Open edX release to run on Ubuntu 16.04. Because of the switch from Ubuntu 12.04 to 16.04, there is no update procedure from Eucalyptus. A new machine with Ficus must be installed. Installation options have been posted online.   The post New Version of the Open edX Platform: Ficus appeared first on I...

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  • University of Oxford’s First MOOC Attracts Tens of Thousands of Students

    More than 33,000 people from 192 countries have enrolled in the University of Oxford’s first MOOC “From Poverty to Prosperity: Understanding Economic Development”, according to the institution. This free, open course, scheduled to start on February 21, 2017, on edX.org, is led by Professor Paul Collier from the Blavatnik School of Government. United States and UK have attracted theContinue reading...

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  • HarvardX Prototypes Adaptive Technology on the “Super-Earth and Life” Course

    HarvardX has partnered with TutorGen to pilot on a MOOC an adaptive learning and assessment algorithm in order examine the effects on learning outcomes, engagement and course drop-out rates. The pilot study has been applied on the redesigned Super-Earths and Life course. Specifically, this adaptivity functionality has been implemented in four out of 16 graded subsections. “The order is determinedC...

  • edX.org Reaches 10 Million Learners

    The edX.org portal has reached the milestone of 10 million users. “We want to say a huge thank you for joining us in our mission to increase access to high-quality education,” said CEO Anant Agarwal. Since edX was created in 2012, this educational platform has attracted 36 million enrollments, who tackled 119 million problem setsContinue reading The post edX.org Reaches 10 Million Learners appear...

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  • A Course from Penn to Discuss Top Social Issues Facing President Trump

    Believe or not, Donald Trump is now the 45th President of the United States, and its 100 days in office will sample what we can expect for the full term. The University of Pennsylvania has launch a free, open course to discuss the top 10 social issues during the President’s first 100 days. These ideas rangeContinue reading The post A Course from Penn to Discuss Top Social Issues Facing President ...

  • Harvard Launches a Free Online Course on Principles of Architecture

    Harvard University will launch on February 28 a new, free online course on edX.org, intended to teach the fundamental principles of architecture. “The Architectural Imagination” introductory course will be taught by Harvard’s Eliot Noyes Professor of Architectural Theory K. Michael Hays alongside Professor of Architectural History Erika Naginski and G. Ware Travelstead Professor of the History of ...

  • MITx Will Launch 50 MOOCs on EdX.org this Spring

    MITx will launch nearly 50 MOOCs starting this Spring. These are some of the most relevant.   On the other hand, several other universities are releasing MicroMasters courses. Artificial Intelligence (AI). ColumbiaX. Supply Chain Fundamentals. MITx. Managing People from a Global Perspective. ThurderbirdX. Accounting for Decision Making. IIMBx. Leaders in Global Development. The University ofContin...

  • ETS Launches Its Third Round of the TOELF Course – Students Say Content is “Poor and Inadequate”

    The TOEFL Test Preparation MOOC will launch its third round this January 25, 2017. Registration is open. So far this course, one of the most popular on the edX.org platform, has attracted thousand of students worldwide. However, a number of students have expressed negative opinions regarding the course’s “poor and inadequate content”. David C, a student who hasContinue reading The post ETS Launch...

  • Microsoft Launches Training Courses on Azure through its New Open edX Platform

    Microsoft’s training division has launched several MOOCs on Azure through its new Open edX platform, openedx.microsoft.com. These courses, all of them open to enrollment, are the following: Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines Microsoft Azure Virtual Networks Microsoft Azure identity Microsoft Azure Storage Azure Fundamentals Microsoft Azure for AWS Experts Automating Azure Workloads Managing Azure Wo...

  • Infographic: How EMC Uses Open edX

    This graphic above shows how EMC uses EdCast’s Open edX platform to train their customers and partners. Additionally, EMC uses EdCast’s Knowledge Network to publish micro-learning and try to engage their customers. The post Infographic: How EMC Uses Open edX appeared first on IBL Open edX.

  • Coursera, edX and Udacity Made Around $100 Million in 2016

    Over 23 million students signed up for at least one MOOC in 2016, triggering the total number of learners to 58 million, according to data provided by Class Central. Additionally, 2,600 new courses were announced in 2016 (up from 1,800 last year), taking the total number of MOOCs to 6,850 from over 700 universities –disclosed Dhawal Shah,Continue reading The post Coursera, edX and Udacity Made Ar...

  • EdX.org Reaches 33.7 Million Course Enrollments, With 9.9M Active Learners

    The edX.org educational portal celebrated its fourth anniversary in 2016 by adding over 500 courses and launching 19 MicroMasters programs from 14 international universities. Four million new learners enrolled in the edX courses throughout 2016. This graphic below reflects the advancements.   The post EdX.org Reaches 33.7 Million Course Enrollments, With 9.9M Active Learners appeared first on IBL ...

  • An Australian University Raises its Profile in China by Partnering with XuetangX

    The University of Queensland (UQ), a prominent edX university, has partnered with the giant Chinese Open edX platform XuetangX to offer five MOOCs in Chinese. These courses have attracted more than 65,000 learners. UQ’s popular The Science of Everyday Thinking had more than 50,000 registered users. The partnership with XuetangX, which holds more than 1000 courses and six millionContinue reading T...

  • Lorena Barba, Author of the Numerical Methods MOOC, Awarded in Berkeley For Her Work on Open Science

    Professor at George Washington University and creator of the lauded Open edX MOOC Numerical Methods Lorena Barba, has been awarded with one of ten 2016 Berkeley’s Learner-Rosenthal Prizes for Open Social Science. Dr. Barba, a leading advocate of the Open edX technology, received the award for “her work developing and delivering curriculum focused on transparency in science andContinue reading The...

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