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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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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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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AUGUST 2018 – NEWSLETTER #8  |  More stories at IBLNews.org

 

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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Newsletter #2 Octubre 2017
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EDX SOFTWARE

Harvard’s LabXchange will re-engineer the Open edX platform to allow instructors to remix content

EdX engineers are building a transferrable student records tool

A new XBlock to award badges after an assessment in the course

• EdX creates “Hawthorn Day” to get feedback before releasing its latest code

The Open edX hawthorn version takes Its final steps before delivery

• Installing and deploying an Open edX instance: A view from the developer and author McDaniel

STRATEGY

SUNY Buffalo pilots VR integration on the Open edX platform

Corporations create online institutes to educate external audiences

• IBM’s Cognitive Class Open edX platform explains how it scaled to 1M users

• An edX survey finds a strong appetite for career shifts

University governance favors the standardization of online programs

INITIATIVES

Behind the Freshman Year for Free program, with +60,000 learners (Podcast)

• UQx builds tools to expand social polling and collaboration in Open edX

• A free MIT summer online program on STEM courses for high schoolers

• Another self-managed solution with Open edX

COURSES

• MIT’s Supply Chain MicroMaster program on edX achieves a successful result

HarvardX launches three new CS50 Courses, with Prof. Malan as a lead instructor

IBM Launches on edX a course about how to build chatbots and make money with them

A new edition of HarvardX’s “Science & Cooking” course on edX.org with more top chefs

UC Berkeley launches a blockchain fundamentals program on
edX


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JUNE 2018 – NEWSLETTER #6

 

SOFTWARE

Prof. Lorena Barba implemented an effective flipped learning experience with Jupyter

• IBL Education launched a free, easy-to-handle, production-ready version of Open edX, available on AWS’ AMI marketplace

Big Blue Button improved its integration on the Open edX platform

 

2018 OPEN EDX CONFERENCE

A successful Open edX conference in Montréal. The most interesting tweets

Agarwal: We expect to triple our global reach to 100M learners in 2022

• Videos and slides of the 2018 Open edX Conference

Zvi Galil shared insights on Georgia Tech’s online CS Master’s (Video Talk)

“MOOCs are not addressing the problems of education,” said Columbia’s researcher Fiona Hollands

• Jupyter-based courses in Open edX: Authoring and Grading with notebooks

 

COURSES

Microsoft has developed 180+ courses on edX.org, with 2.6M learners

Jeb Bush advocated at CNBC the Open edX-based ‘Freshman Year For Free Program’

• Duke encouraged its community to use Open edX for internal training

• McKinsey Academy refocused his course offering targeting pre-IPO companies

 

STRATEGY

Harvard University will launch LabXchange, an Open edX Virtual Lab platform for biology students

Michigan Online, a new one-stop portal for all of the MOOCs of U-M

edX formulated its vision for adaptive learning

• A million dollars may be the price tag to deploy and maintain an Open edX platform, said a provider

 


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