Unbundling, Xseries, course modules, less on campus time, international partnerships, more.
The (Off-Campus) Future of MIT, Carl Straumsheim, IHE
in edX, MIT, MOOCs, News | Permalink
Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan announced Friday the launch of Edraak.
edX Brings the First MOOC Portal to the Arab World, Lauren Landry, BostInno
in edX, MOOCs, News | Permalink
Despite much talk about the demise of the LMS market, the end is nowhere in sight.
New Data for Higher Ed LMS Market, Phil Hill, e-Literate
in Blackboard, Coursera, Desire2Learn, edX, Industry Facts, Learning Mgt Systems, News, Stats | Permalink
Coursera partners with US Govt to create “learning hubs” around the world.
U.S. Teams Up With Coursera to Plan a Global Network, Tamar Lewin, NYT
in Coursera, edX, MOOCs, News | Permalink
Argarwal says EdX’s new model is a “Red Hat for Linux approach.”
EdX Has a New Way to Make Money, Robinson Meyer, The Atlantic
in edX, MOOCs, News, Op-Ed | Permalink
Edtech today: $25B and $22B invested respectively from investors & angels, over 270 up and coming edtech start-ups, and a projected $168 billion market opportunity.
Edtech Forum Shares US, UK Innovation, Chad O'Connor, Boston.com
in ClassDojo, edX, Gamification, Google, Industry Facts, Microsoft, MOOCs, News, Stats | Permalink
Co has piloted its own open learning platform, dubbed OpenCourses, & forging partnerships.
Desire2Learn Rolls Out Edu Service to Rival Coursera & Udacity, Christina Farr, Venture Beat
in Coursera, Desire2Learn, edX, MOOCs, News, Udacity | Permalink
in edX, Gates Foundation, Harvard, MIT, MOOCs, News | Permalink
A strong lineup of edu innovators performed for jaded journalists, Luddite faculty, and...
Kahn, Koller, Agarwal, at Schools of Tomorrow, Anya Kamenetz, Hechinger Report
in Coursera, edX, Khan Academy, Op-Ed, Who's Who | Permalink
Companies to jointly develop Open edX, expanding platform’s tools & global availability.
EdX announces partnership with Google, MIT News
in edX, Google, MOOCs, News | Permalink
edX partners with Google to start an open-source learning platform, Open edX, and Web site, MOOC.org, to let individuals, businesses & institutions offer online courses globally.
Course Provider Joins Google to Start Learning Platform, Tamar Lewis, NYT
Georgia Institute of Technology offers master’s in CS via MOOCs at a fraction of campus cost.
Master’s Degree Is New Frontier of Study Online, Tamar Lewin, New York Times
in Coursera, edX, Higher Ed, MOOCs, News, Udacity | Permalink
30 open resources for K-12, postsecondary, and anytime learning.
Smart List: 30 Ways to Learn Almost Anything, Getting Smart
in Coursera, edX, Khan Academy, News, OER, Open-courseware, Top 'x' Lists, Udacity | Permalink
Online ed is going to get better over time...But we shouldn’t expect miracles.
Online Education Can Be Good or Cheap, But Not Both, Reihan Salam, Reuters
in e-Learning, edX, MOOCs, Op-Ed, Udacity | Permalink
An army of new online courses is scaring the wits out of traditional universities.
The Attack of the MOOCs, The Economist
"We have about 1m people enrolled in edX."
edX President Predicts Online Learning Transformation, Mure Dickie, Financial Times
in edX, MOOCs, Who's Who | Permalink
Reclaim OL, sponsored by MacArthur, Digital Media & Learning Hub, & MIT Media Lab.
Can We Move Beyond the MOOC to Reclaim Open Learning? Anya Kamenetz, Huff Post
in Coursera, edX, MacArthur Foundation, MIT, MOOCs, News, Op-Ed, Udacity | Permalink
New frontier of knowledge has captivated academia: finding ways to teach more effectively.
Professors Take Lessons from Online Teaching, Marcella Bombardieri, Boston Globe
in Coursera, edX, Higher Ed, MOOCs, News | Permalink
58 faculty members from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences sign open letter to the dean.
Harvard Faculty Request Faculty Oversight of HarvardX, Phil Hill, eLiterate
in edX, Harvard, MOOCs | Permalink
Membership goes from 12 to 27 universities.
edX More Than Doubles Its University Partners, Jeffrey Young, Chronicle of Higher Education
Adds to intense debate over whether free online courses undermines top-tier schools.
Amherst Rejects Online Lecture Model, Joining edX, Nick Anderson, Washington Post
"For a while it really felt like a rocket ship, with folks desperate not to be left behind."
Why Some Colleges Are Saying No to MOOC Deals, Steve Kolowich, The Chronicle
Online learning isn't just a path into middle class, it's a way for the gov't to spend more wisely.
How Online Education Saves Everyone Money, Sophie Quinton, National Journal
in e-Learning, edX, MOOCs, Op-Ed | Permalink
Have you heard of all 24 MOOC providers listed here?
A Comprehensive List of MOOC Providers, Tarique Haider, TechnoDuet
in Coursera, edX, MOOCs, News, Top 'x' Lists, Udacity, Udemy | Permalink
EdX system lets you submit a test online, grades it on the spot, then, allows retesting.
Essay-Grading Software Offers Professors a Break, John Markoff, New York Times
in Assessment Tech, Coursera, e-Learning, edX, Higher Ed, MIT, MOOCs, News | Permalink
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