Google and edX team up to launch MOOC.org

Google and edX will build out and operate MOOC.org.

EdX, the not-for-profit online learning initiative, edX, which is founded by Harvard and MIT, has announced a partnership with Google to jointly develop their open-source learning platform, known as Open edX. The edX core offerings currently consist of a few dozen free “Massive Open Online Courses,” or MOOCs, from top-flight university partners like MIT, Harvard, and Berkeley–but the Open edX vision goes far beyond that.

 

 

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Providers of free online higher education add more schools, including foreign schools

Coursera adds 29 universities and institutes to their online venture.

Providers of free online higher education are expanding the ranks of universities that contribute courses to their Web sites.  They are also adding many schools from outside the United States.

 

 

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