Welcome to the edX blog

Author Archives: Michele Palmer


Michele Palmer

in MOOC Research

MOOC Research Learning Curves

This post originally ran on Inside Higher Ed on December 3, 2014.  MOOCs are at an interesting phase in their evolution. With MOOC mania subsiding somewhat, the field is coalescing around aspirational goals to make MOOCs more engaging, interactive, personalized, and sustainable. Some thought leaders are calling it MOOC 2.0. Just as MOOC 1.0 research stimulated a healthy debate about the market for free online...

Read More about MOOC Research Learning Curves

0
24 Dec 2014
in Learner News

Free Amazon Web Services for edX Entrepreneurs

Budding entrepreneurs or those looking to scale their business and connect with a network of entrepreneurs across the globe now have even more support and opportunities through edX. In collaboration with Amazon Web Services, we are excited to announce an opportunity to receive $1,000 of Amazon Web Services free when you earn a verified certificate in MITx’s Entrepreneurship 101 or Entrepreneurship 102. Join MIT in...

Read More about Free Amazon Web Services for edX Entrepreneurs

0
22 Dec 2014
in Learner News

Meet Chalmers, Our New edX Member

We are pleased to announce our new edX member, Chalmers University of Technology, from Gothenburg, Sweden. For their first edX MOOC, Introduction to Graphene Science and Technology, Chalmers will deliver their expertise in the super-material to a global learning community. As the coordinator of the Graphene Flagship, the EU’s biggest research initiative so far, and with a research center devoted to the material, Chalmers University...

Read More about Meet Chalmers, Our New edX Member

0
18 Dec 2014
in Learner News

Purdue University Joins edX

Welcome to Purdue University, our newest edX member to offer MOOCs to our online learning community. Purdue’s first MOOC, Organic Electronic Devices, developed by the Purdue-led nanoHUB-U, is now open for enrollment. The course focuses on organic materials, such as polymers, and their ability to conduct electricity. Known not only for science, technology, engineering and math programs, but also for imagination, ingenuity and innovation, we...

Read More about Purdue University Joins edX

0
17 Dec 2014
in Learner News

IEEE Joins edX

Update effective February 1, 2018: It has been a pleasure collaborating with IEEE for the past 3 years. Our work together has helped to further our shared mission to increase access to high-quality education for learners everywhere. We have come to realize, however, that at this point we and IEEE are each excited about different paths within the online learning space, and thus we have...

Read More about IEEE Joins edX

0
16 Dec 2014
in Open edX

Announcing the edX Dashboard Challenge

Today, we are thrilled to announce the edX Dashboard Challenge, a data-driven competition to design a Student Analytics Dashboard. The competition is hosted by Databits – an online community of coders, engineers, and data scientists who develop creative solutions through data visualization.As always, our mission is to provide learners from around the world with the access and tools they need to enhance their own education.For...

Read More about Announcing the edX Dashboard Challenge

0
15 Dec 2014
in Open edX

Visiting Garfield Middle School for Hour of Code

2014 marks the second year that the nonprofit group Code.org has sponsored the Hour of Code during Computer Science Education Week. The Hour Of Code encourages everyone — kids, teachers, and adults — to take an hour out of their week and learn a little bit about coding. These days, many careers use elements of coding; everything from physics simulation and 3D printed art to electronic...

Read More about Visiting Garfield Middle School for Hour of Code

0
15 Dec 2014
in Learner News

edX Welcomes The Universitat Politècnica de Valencia

We are pleased to welcome The Universitat Politècnica de Valencia (UPV) as a new edX member. Located in Valencia, Spain, the UPV is a premier research institution, dedicated to training professionals. The UPV is an innovative university that aims at developing creative and relevant ideas with an impact on society. A leader in the MOOC space in Spain, we are honored to work with the UPV...

Read More about edX Welcomes The Universitat Politècnica de Valencia

0
12 Dec 2014
in Learner News

edX Throwback Thursday — Course Trailers

It’s Throwback Thursday! This week we decided to throw our hat in the #TBT ring with three of our favorite Course Trailers from the earlier days of edX. MITx’s Challenges of Global Poverty launched in early 2014, and continues to have an impact. Watch the course video that inspired thousands to learn about social and economical issues, below. Join the second run of Challenges of...

Read More about edX Throwback Thursday — Course Trailers

0
11 Dec 2014

EdX and its Members use cookies and other tracking technologies for performance, analytics, and marketing purposes. By using this website, you accept this use. Learn more about these technologies in the Privacy Policy

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close