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EdX Announces Partnership with Google to Expand Open Source Platform

mooc.org 10 Sep 2013 By Research at Google
Google will collaborate with edX on MOOC.org, new destination and hosting site for online learning. Read more about mooc.org | EdX Announces Partnership with Google to Expand Open Source Platform

Google and EdX Are Building a "YouTube for MOOCs"

Slate 10 Sep 2013 By Will Oremus
Google is teaming up with EdX, an open-source online education nonprofit started by Harvard and MIT, to create a new site that EdX’s president compared to a “YouTube for MOOCs.” Read more about Slate | Google and EdX Are Building a "YouTube for MOOCs"

EdX, Google to Create New Online Education Site

The Wall Street Journal 10 Sep 2013 By Geoffrey A. Fowler
EdX, the online education nonprofit backed by Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is teaming up with Google on a new website that will offer tools for a wide swath of educators and the public to create their own digital courses. Read more about The Wall Street Journal | EdX, Google to Create New Online Education Site

Harvard-MIT venture edX teams with Google on platform for free online courses

The Washington Post 10 Sep 2013 By Nick Anderson
The free online learning initiative overseen by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Tuesday added a technology giant as a partner: Google. Read more about The Washington Post | Harvard-MIT venture edX teams with Google on platform for free online courses

Google Wants To Power The Online Learning Revolution With MOOC.org

Fast Company 10 Sep 2013 By Anya Kamenetz
The new partnership with MIT and Harvard-founded edX will make massively open online courses even more massive and open. Read more about Fast Company | Google Wants To Power The Online Learning Revolution With MOOC.org

Course Provider Joins Google to Start Learning Platform

The New York Times 10 Sep 2013 By Tamar Lewin
In what it expects to become “the YouTube of online learning,” edX, the nonprofit online consortium started by Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is joining forces with Google to start a new open-source learning platform, Open edX, and Web site, MOOC.org, that will let individuals, businesses and institutions offer online courses to a global audience. Read more about The New York Times | Course Provider Joins Google to Start Learning Platform

8 great (and free!) free online courses

The Boston Globe 30 Aug 2013 By Jon Marcus
A catalog of some of the most interesting online classes born in and around America’s college town, from building a website to cooking with culinary legends. Read more about The Boston Globe | 8 great (and free!) free online courses

Take Harvard, MIT Classes for Free

Bloomberg 30 Aug 2013 By edX Staff
Anant Agarwal, President of Edx, discusses online course offerings from prestigious universities and the ability to monetize the space. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop." Read more about Bloomberg | Take Harvard, MIT Classes for Free

Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Fall Semester 2013

lifehacker 28 Aug 2013 By Alan Henry
Your education doesn't have to stop once you leave school—freedom from the classroom just means you have more control over what you learn and when you learn it.  Read more about lifehacker | Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Fall Semester 2013

CEO Corner: Students worldwide learn together with EdX

NECN 4 Aug 2013 By NECN.com
(NECN) - EdX, based in Cambridge, Mass. offers Massive Open Online Courses, taught by professors from universities like Harvard and MIT. So far, more than a million students from all over the world have signed up. Read more about NECN | CEO Corner: Students worldwide learn together with EdX

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