Open edX | August 2019: MITx, Linkedin Learning, Code with Google, Moodle, Blackboard, Cerego, Udacity…

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AUGUST 2019 – NEWSLETTER #19  |  More breaking news at IBL News 

 

Open edX

• Philanthropy that Helps Learners Earn College Credit for Free Gets 150k Users

• MITx Grading, a Library for the Open edX Platform that Assigns Credit on Problems

• Open edX Forums Will Transition From Google Groups Into Discourse

• MIT xPRO Launches Its New Fall Catalog for Post-Graduate Working Professionals

 

edX

• edX Offers Its First Online MBA, from BU Questrom School of Business

• edX Starts Looking For a New Community Lead After John Mark Walker Departs

• Ten Top Ways Learners Hack Learning According to edX

 

Learning Platforms

• U.S. Librarians Against LinkedIn Learning’s New Policy that Forces Users to Disclose their Identity

• MoodleNet, a New Social Media Platform, Will Debut This Month

• Code with Google, a New Computer Science Resource for Educators

• Blackboard Introduces Its First Data and Analytics Platform

• Cerego Debuts New AI Tools That Use Natural Language Processing

 

Udacity

• AWS and Udacity Launch a Scholarship to Participate in the World’s First Autonomous Racing League

• Udacity Creates a 4-Month Program to Train Developers on Java Programming

 

Canvas LMS

• Canvas LMS’ CEO on the Learning Data Controversy: “Information Will Be Owned by Institutions”

• Dan Goldsmith (Instructure): “My Job Is Resisting Short Cuts In Our Educational Business”

• Analysis: The Software is Now Open Source or It Is Not

 

2019 Upcoming Events

Education Calendar  –  AUGUSTSEPTEMBER |  OCT–DEC 2019


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Open edX | July 2019: HarvardX’s Blockstore, Boeing, MITx, Coursera, Google…

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JULY 2019 – NEWSLETTER #18  |  More breaking news at IBL News 

 

Open edX

• The Next Evolutionary Step in MOOCs Will Be ‘Blockstore’, Says Robert Lue, from Harvard

• Open edX Posts Videos of All Talks from Their Recent Conference

 

edX

• A Detailed Study of Boeing Shows Learners’ Engagement and Performance on an edX MOOC

• An Innovative, Stackable Online Master’s in Supply Chain Management from ASU On edX

• MITx Prepares 30 New MOOCs and Builds with Other Universities a Blockchain System for Credentials

• Half of the Employees That Need to Re-Skill Don’t Ask for Help, an edX Survey Finds

 

COURSERA

• “Coursera’s Business Challenge Is Getting Predictably High Revenue Growth,” Says Its CEO

• A Billionaire Will Cover the Cost of Coursera’s Illinois Data Science Master’s Degree for His Employees

• Coursera’s Google IT Support Certificate Program Gets a Good Response

• Coursera Matches Its Global Skills Index Research With Courses and Specialists

• An English Course to Teach Foreigners on Career Development Reaches 320K Learners

 

INDUSTRY

• Udacity Launches a Program On AI to Train Non-Engineers

• View: A MOOC Platform Catalog is No-Marketing. Leveraging Institutional Networks Is Key

 

2019 UPCOMING EVENTS

Education Calendar  –  JULY  |  AUGUSTSEPTEMBER |  OCT–DEC 2019

 

 


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Open edX | April 2019: A Successful Conference, NVIDIA, MIT, UC San Diego, Ironwood…

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APRIL 2019 – NEWSLETTER #15  |  More breaking news at IBL News 

 

STRATEGY

• A successful Open edX conference in San Diego. 2020’s will be in Portugal

• edX says that it’s committed to advance mass personalization

• edX plans to change the economics of customer acquisition and retention in the OPM industry

 

COURSES

• NVIDIA’s DLI reaches 120,000 learners and launches new courses on Data Science

• MIT’s ‘Intro to CS Using Python’ on edX reaches 1.2 million enrollments

• NYU Engineering offers a MicroMasters in Integrated Media on edX

 

SOFTWARE

• The Open edX platform will allow accessing course content without registration

• UC San Diego announces its Caliper Analytics integration with Open edX

• The Open edX Ironwood version is out

• Jupyter Cloud XBlock for Open edX via Google Colab

 

COMMUNITY

• “We are moving towards a more inclusive, comprehensive Open edX community”

• Open edX starts a series of podcasts interviewing leaders in online education

 

2019 UPCOMING EVENTS

• Education Calendar  –   APRIL  |  MAY  |  JUNE  |  JULY  |  AUG – DEC 2019

 

 


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Open edX | March 2019: Upcoming Conference, MIT, Jupyter, Edraak…

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FEBRUARY – MARCH 2018 – NEWSLETTER #14  |  More breaking news at IBL News 

 

OPEN EDX

• Open edX Conference’s Schedule: 10 Key Sessions

• Ten 5-Min Talks of Open edX Vendors to Attend

• Ironwood, The Latest Open edX Version, To Be Released Soon

 

INITIATIVES

• ​An Open Book to Empower Using Jupyter for Teaching

• Edraak Launches its School Learning for K-12 Children in the Arab World

• EdCast Acquires Leapest, a European B2B Training Specialist

 

COURSES & PROGRAMS

• A MOOC to Deal with a Post-Truth World Developed by SUNY​

• Dr. Chuck’s MOOC on Python Is Now Also on edX.org

• Looking for the Right Name for the MOOC-based Degrees

 

MIT

• MITx Granted 1,277 Credentials on its Supply Chain MicroMasters

• MIT Issues 2,000 Blockchain-Based Certificates

• A Free MIT Course for Practitioners on Competency-Based Education

 

2019 UPCOMING EVENTS

Education Calendar 2019  –    FEB  |  MARCH  |  APRIL   |  MAY   |  JUNE – DEC 2019

 


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Open edX | January 2019: Ironwood, XuetangX, Duke, MOOC-based Degrees…

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JANUARY 2018 – NEWSLETTER #13  |  More breaking news at IBL News 

 

OPEN EDX SOFTWARE

• EdX Starts the Process to Release “Ironwood”, the Next Version of its Open Source Platform

The Open edX Platform Faces a Huge Upgrade into Python 3

 

OPEN EDX INITIATIVES

• XuetangX, China’s Open edX Platform, Reaches 16M Learners

• Duke University Ditches Open edX and Moves to Sakai

 

EDX INC.

EdX Launches a Promotional Website About its Open Source Platform

edX’s Tax Returns Form Shows an Increase in Directors’ Salaries

edX Will Invest Another $1.8M in Fostering Digital Bachelors’ Degrees

 

COURSES & PROGRAMS

Microsoft Releases a Course About Azure Stack

• Top 2018 HarvardX Courses: CS, Data Science, Buddhism, Pyramids and Architecture

• MOOCs Will Evolve Into Online Degrees

 

2019 UPCOMING EVENTS

Education Calendar  –  JAN  |  FEB  |  MARCH  |  APRIL   |   MAY – DEC 2019

 


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Newsletter about Open edX | December 2018: HarvardX, MIT, edX.org, Anant Agarwal…

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DECEMBER 2018 – NEWSLETTER #12  |  More stories at IBL News

 

OPEN EDX

MIT’s Private Open edX Platform Used by 99% of Students on Campus

• Harvard University Enhances its DART Tool to Reuse edX Content on Campus

• EdCast Open edX Provider Raises $33.6 Million


EDX.ORG

• EdX Begins to Charge for Access to Graded Assessments

Anant Agarwal and Larry Hedge Each Receive $1.8M in a Prize Set by a Chinese Philanthropist


COURSES & PROGRAMS

• Insights on Georgia Tech’s Master’s Degree in Cybersecurity on edX.org

• A How-To Course on edX About Amazon SageMaker and Machine Learning

edX MicroMasters Program Wins Employability Award


TRENDS

• MOOCs Are Dead, Welcome MOOC-Based Degrees

Reinventing the College Degree: A Future with Modular Credentials

O’Reilly Media Won’t Organize the 2019 JupyterCon Event


2019 UPCOMING EVENTS

Education Calendar  –  JAN  |  FEB  |  MARCH  |  APRIL


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Open edX | November 2018: edX.org, NYU, Imperial College, Microsoft, MITx…

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NOVEMBER 2018 – NEWSLETTER #11  |  More stories at IBL News

 

OPEN EDX PLATFORM

• Open edX-Based Freshman Year for Free Initiative Reaches 100,000 Students Milestone

• Reach of the edX.org and Open edX Platform In Numbers

 

EDX.ORG

• Three Professors from Queensland University Awarded with the 2018 edX Prize

• NYU, Western Governors and HEC Montreal Join the edX Consortium

 

COURSES

• Microsoft Launches a Series of 10 Courses about Cybersecurity on edX.org

• A Course from Imperial College on edX to Help Investors Understand Climate Risk

 

INITIATIVES

• EdX Studies the Viability of the MicroBachelors New Credential

• MITx Displays Videos from Courses on edX on Its New YouTube Channel

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

• Education Calendar

 


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Open edX | October 2018: YouTube, Harvard, Microsoft, Columbia…

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OCTOBER 2018 – NEWSLETTER #10  |  More stories at IBL News

 

INITIATIVES

• YouTube will invest $20M on educational content, and will partner with portals, including edX.org

EdX will participate in Cyber NYC, an initiative intended to dominate cybersecurity

COURSES

A Harvard course on edX will teach to build a machine learning algorithm

• Microsoft and edX will produce courses on education transformation

• Columbia releases a MOOC to help veterans transition to college

MASTER’S

• Indiana University launches two Master’s degree programs on edX.org

EdX launches nine Master’s degree programs at $10K-$23K

• MIT – edX MicroMasters adds Harvard Extension School and four more institutions

SOFTWARE

Restarting the platform and other Advice Managing Open edX

OPINION

• Analysis: Build vs Buy vs Open edX

Opinion: Artificial Intelligence will reshape education

• Opinion: Education as a marketing tool for software companies

• Opinion: Modularize and repurpose your learning content


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Open edX | September 2018: MIT, Anant Agarwal, TU Delft, United Nations…

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SEPTEMBER 2018 – NEWSLETTER #9
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PLATFORMS

• Global Knowledge launches a new hybrid format on its Open edX platform

• FUN Open edX platform’s revenue streams to achieve financial sustainability

 

SOFTWARE

• edX recommends upgrading its Open edX platform to Hawthorn.2

• Overseas freelancers offer to install basic Open edX for $160

• Opinion: Jupyter is a surprisingly powerful teaching tool which works well with Open edX

 

COURSES & PROGRAMS

• TU Delft reaches the two million learners milestone

• MIT’s introductory course about computer science on edX reaches 1.2M online learners

• United Nation’s sustainable development courses on edX.org

• The 2018 best edX instructors

 

ANANT AGARWAL

• Anant Agarwal wins the Yidan Prize for his work with the edX platform

• Anant Agarwal’s column: How MOOCs help the skills transformation issue

 


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Open edX | August 2018 Newsletter : Hawthorn, Jupyter Notebook, Georgia Tech, Campus-IL…

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HAWTHORN

• Hawthorn.1 Is Finally Here – edX Launches Its Eighth Version of the Platform

• Open edX Hawthorn’s New Features

• Hawthorn’s New Features Reviewed by the Community

 

JUPYTER NOTEBOOK

• Open IBL Jupyter Notebook: New Distribution of Open edX on AWS’ AMI Community

• The 2018 Jupyter Notebook Conference Highlighted the Success of this Tool in Education

 

COURSES & PROGRAMS

• IBM’s CognitiveClass.ai Launches Two Professional Programs on edX.org

• Georgia Tech Launches a Master’s Degree for $10K on edX.org

• Op-Ed: Freshman Year Can Be Free Online For Anyone

• Two MIT Professors Recognized For Their Methods and Technologies on edX’s MOOCs

 

STRATEGY

• NVIDIA Adds New Improvements to Its Open edX Training Ecosystem

• Campus-IL, Israel’s National Open edX Platform, Consolidates Its Project

• Podcast: Vermont Oxford Network (VON) Learning Platform In Depth

University at Buffalo Explores How to Incorporate Virtual Immersive Pedagogy on MOOCs

 


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