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2014-03-24 08:35:12

Former Vistaprint executive brings proven ability to drive and manage high-growth enterprises from early stage to significant global scale CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EdX, the nonprofit online learning initiative, today announced the appointment of Wendy Cebula as the company's president and chief operating officer. Ms. Cebula will assume the day-to-day management and oversight of the nonprofit's operations, while current president Anant Agarwal will become edX's...

2014-03-06 12:30:57

Growing demand from foundations, NGOs, businesses and universities to offer courses on edx.org has prompted the nonprofit to expand its membership model CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EdX, the not-for-profit online learning initiative composed of the 32 charter members of the xConsortium, today announced a new expanded membership structure that will enable additional universities and colleges, foundations and other global organizations to join the edX community....

2013-12-19 12:32:57

EdX offers a variety of free college courses from the world's leading institutions to help anyone achieve educational, career and personal goals in the New Year CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether you're seeking a new job or a new passion, the New Year provides an opportunity to set and reach goals that will enhance your personal and professional life. Getting a better education is always at the top of America's New Year's Resolutions list, according to the U.S....

2013-10-10 08:33:53

In the news release, EdX Open Source Platform Chosen to Power China's New Online Education Portal, issued 10-Oct-2013 by edX over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the first paragraph, second sentence, should read "The massive open online course (MOOC) and blended learning portal will feature courses from leading universities in China." rather than "The massive open online course (MOOC) and blended learning portal will feature courses from member universities led by Tsinghua...

2013-10-10 04:21:22

BEIJING, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A consortium of leading Chinese universities today announced that it has selected edX's open source platform to power China's newest and largest online learning portal, XuetangX. The massive open online course (MOOC) and blended learning portal will feature courses from member universities led by Tsinghua University in Beijing. XuetangX will increase Chinese students' access to quality education using cutting-edge online technology, while...

2013-10-03 12:23:59

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The French Ministry of Higher Education has announced the launch of France's national massive open online course (MOOC) and blended learning portal, which will use edX's open source learning platform. The portal will provide French-speaking students with edX's cutting-edge online education technology, increasing their access to education and helping transform learning on campuses across France. This online effort is part of a larger...

2013-09-10 08:27:40

Google will collaborate with edX on MOOC.org, new destination and hosting site for online learning CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EdX, the not-for-profit online learning initiative, 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...

2013-06-19 00:21:56

Organizations collaborate to improve understanding of economic policy issues by governments and individuals around the world WASHINGTON and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and edX, the not-for-profit online learning initiative composed of the leading global institutions of the xConsortium, announced a collaboration today to strengthen economic expertise worldwide. The collaboration will extend the reach of the IMF's training...

2013-06-10 08:27:21

Stanford, UC Berkeley and University of Queensland among those contributing to the platform released via open source license CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EdX, the not-for-profit online learning enterprise composed of the leading global institutions of the xConsortium, released its learning platform via open source license on June 1 and today released details of the first educational institutions and organizations that are contributing code to the platform. In...

2013-05-21 08:32:35

EdX continues to grow its network of the world's leading institutions of higher education to meet global demand and increase access to quality education CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EdX, the not-for-profit online learning initiative composed of the leading global institutions of the xConsortium, today announced another doubling of its university membership with the addition of its first Asian institutions and further expansion in the Ivy League. The xConsortium is...