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Report on types of MOOC support offered by libraries

(3 April 2015) The edX Library Collaboration has published a report resulting from a project in which librarians at 39 higher education institutions were interviewed about how they were supporting MOOCs. The institutions were mostly in North America, but with some from Australia, China and Europe, and they were almost all using either edX or […]


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Elsevier to provide textbooks for five new edX MOOCs

(Waltham, MA, 23 October 2013)  Elsevier  today announced that it has agreed to provide edX with Elsevier science and technology book content for up to five massive open online courses (MOOC). edX offers online learning to students on campus and millions of people around the world with its open-source platform. Elsevier will provide textbook content […]


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Google collaborates with edX on MOOC.org

(Cambridge, MA, 10 September 2013)    Edx, the not-for-profit online learning initiative, today announced its partnership with Google to jointly develop the edX open source learning platform, Open edX, and expand the availability of the platform and its learning tools to individuals and institutions around the world. In collaboration with Google, edX will build out and […]


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IMF and edX join forces to pilot online economics and financial courses

(Washington, D.C. and Cambridge, Ma, 19 June 2013)    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and edX, the not-for-profit online learning initiative composed of the leading global institutions of the xConsortium, announced a collaboration today to strengthen economic expertise worldwide. The collaboration will extend the reach of the IMF’s training courses in macroeconomics and finance to governments […]


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Stanford University to collaborate with edX on development of non-profit open source edX platform

edX Learning Platform to be open source and available on 1 June 2013 (Cambridge, MA and Stanford, CA – 3 April 2013) – Stanford University and edX, the not-for-profit online learning enterprise founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), today announced their collaboration to advance the development of edX’s open source […]


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edX takes first step toward open source vision by releasing XBlock SDK

With release of XBlock source code, global community invited to participate in the development of the edX learning platform and the next generation of online and blended courses (Cambridge, MA and Santa Clara, CA (PyCon 2013) 14 March 2013) – EdX, the not-for-profit online learning enterprise founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of […]


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edX welcomes The Australian National University and others to its X University Consortium

(Cambridge, MA, 20 February 2013)  edX, the not-for-profit online learning enterprise founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has expanded its X University Consortium with the addition of six new global higher education institutions. The Australian National University (ANU), Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne […]


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The University of Texas System joins Harvard, MIT and UC Berkeley in not-for-profit online learning collaborative

edX, the online non-profit learning initiative founded by Harvard University (Harvard) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and launched in May, announced 15 October the addition of The University of Texas (UT) System to its platform. The UT System, one of the largest public university systems in the United States with nine academic universities […]


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