November 29, 2020

Open Online Education: MIT and Harvard Announce edX Collaboration

From MIT News: Harvard University and MIT today announced edX, a transformational new partnership in online education. Through edX, the two institutions will collaborate to enhance campus-based teaching and learning and build a global community of online learners. [Clip] The technological platform recently established by MITx, which will serve as the foundation for the new […]

New Report from Ithaka S+R: “Taking Steps Toward ‘Interactive Learning Online'”

From the Ithaka S+R News Release: Extraordinary pressure is mounting on colleges and universities—especially public universities—to address the ever-increasing growth in the costs of higher education and to improve student learning outcomes. Online learning holds great promise to address these issues, but requires these institutions to operate in substantially different ways. “Barriers to Adoption of […]