Askwith Forum - edX: Reinventing Education


Tuesday, October 1, 2013, 5:30pm to 7:00pm


Harvard Graduate School of Education, 13 Appian Way Cambridge, MA 02138

Anant Agarwal will talk about reinventing education through edX, a nonprofit created by founding partners Harvard and MIT, the mission of which is to expand access to education for everyone, enhance teaching and learning on campus and online, and advance teaching and learning through research. EdX offers MOOCs (massively open online courses) and interactive online classes in subjects including law, history, science, engineering, business, social sciences, computer science, public health, and artificial intelligence (AI). Along with offering online courses, edX researches how students learn and how technology can transform learning – both on campus and worldwide.