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EdX to retain brand after 2U acquisition, executives say

by Emily Bamforth • 11 months ago

The combined company will keep its free offerings and offer more university degrees online to benefit international students and nontraditional American learners, the founders said.

Edtech firm 2U is buying EdX for $800 million

by Emily Bamforth • 1 year ago

The online course platform EdX, founded by MIT and Harvard in 2012, is set to become 2U's public benefit arm.

Hybrid learning, online credentials will survive edtech 'hype cycle,' edX CEO says

by Emily Bamforth • 1 year ago

Online and in-person learning will be equally employed when the pandemic lifts, EdX CEO Anant Agarwal said during an online event.

A third of U.S. workers say they lack data skills

by Katya Schwenk • 3 years ago

And, according to a recent survey conducted by edX, many of them are reluctant to ask their employers for help.

edX launches 9 master's degrees through major university partners

by Colin Wood • 4 years ago

The new offerings include technology specialties like analytics and cybersecurity, and focus on low enrollment costs.

Education secretary urges SXSW EDU audience to ‘rethink higher education’

by Wyatt Kash • 4 years ago

Betsy DeVos and a panel of entrepreneurs highlight need for more agile ways to meet students’ needs.

Arizona State University expands adaptive learning software from McGraw-Hill Education

by Corinne Lestch • 5 years ago

ASU has decided to expand its use of adaptive learning technology ALEKS in select math courses.

edX adds new Professional Certificate program for career advancement

by Corinne Lestch • 5 years ago

The Professional Certificate program is a series of courses offered by top universities and companies to help people enhance their skills in fields like virtual reality.

MOOC provider edX expands MicroMasters graduate-level offerings

by Wyatt Kash • 5 years ago

The massive open online course provider adds Boston University, University of Pennsylvania, University of California San Diego and others to masters lineup.