October 21, 2021

MOOCs: Google and EdX Announce Partnership, Will Launch New Site Next Year

From the EdX Web Site: EdX 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 operate MOOC.org [launching in early 2014], […]

MOOCs: Coursera Adds 29 New University Partners, Nearly Doubles Number of Schools Using Platform

From the Coursera Blog: Today we’re welcoming 29 new universities to the Coursera community of 2.7 million students and 33 existing universities across 4 continents! This is an extremely exciting announcement for us, not only because we’re nearly doubling the amount of schools offering courses on our platform, but also because of the diverse learning opportunities that these schools […]

The British Library Becomes First Non-University Institution to Join UK’s FutureLearn MOOC

From a BL Announcement: The British Library has announced its intention to join the UK’s MOOC platform FutureLearn offering participants of its online courses access to the Library’s unique digitised resources. The Library will be the first non-university research institution to join the initiative, and is among five university partners announced today during a major […]