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Funding for Open edX contributor will support innovation in online learning We’re thrilled to share that Proversity, an early adopter of the Open edX platform, has closed a $1.6M investment round from RSBC Financial Services, an international technology venture capital firm based in London, UK. Read Proversity’s full announcement here. Proversity is a London-based MOOC provider, focused on skills training and professional development, and notably...

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Posted in: Learner News / Open edX

Why Open edX? Well, for one thing, the coolness factor. Open edX is the cool kid on the block. – Adolfo Brandes, hastexo The 2nd annual Open edX Conference was filled with thought-provoking conversations, engaging presentations, and practical takeaways. More than 200 Open edX enthusiasts, developers, users, researchers, and educators traveled from around the world to join the discussion. Those who weren’t able to attend...

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This post was original published on the Open edX blog. The Open edX team is excited to announce our Tuesday keynote speaker, Dr. Jeff Jaffe, CEO of W3C. In his role as CEO of the W3C, Dr. Jaffe works with W3C staff, membership, and the public to evolve and communicate W3C’s mission to be the leading forum for technical development and stewardship of the Web....

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Posted in: MOOC Research / Open edX / Platform News

This blog post was originally written for the Concentric Sky blog by Partha Baruah, edX & Nate Otto, Concentric Sky. EdX and Concentric Sky have collaborated to incorporate digital badging into the Open edX platform. Following an integration of the Badgr software into our first release of badging functionality on the open edX platform, students will be able to earn badges upon completing a course and...

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Posted in: Learner Stories

London, England |  Age 23 MITx Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Using Python (6.00x) was my first online course. I heard about it on Reddit’s “learn programming” section. The course seemed to have an excellent reputation, so I figured it was worth checking out. The fact that it was from MIT didn’t hurt either! I had been studying Biology at university, which I found to be...

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