Anant Agarwal, president of edX, the non-profit online learning enterprise founded by Harvard and MIT, has been named to the Boston Globe's 100 Innovators of 2013, "a list of trailblazers working in fields from medicine to robotics to social services."
SAN JOSE, Calif., Apr 10, 2013 -- Thousands more California State University students will benefit from a major expansion to the collaboration between San Jose State University and edX, the not-for-profit online learning enterprise founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). SJSU and edX detailed this announcement at a news conference April 10.
The Library recently formed two groups to focus on meeting the needs of HarvardX faculty and students by leveraging Harvard Library resources and expertise: the Library Online Learning Steering Committee (LOLSC) and the Library/HarvardX Core Planning Team (LibX Team).
The Library Online Learning Steering Committee, which provides guidance to the LibX Team, is a cross-organizational leadership team with the charge:
The number of online educational offerings has exploded in recent years, but their rapid rise has spawned a critical question: Can such “virtual” classes cut through the maze of distractions — such as email, the Internet, and television — that face students sitting at their computers?
CAMBRIDGE, MA and STANFORD, CA – April 3, 2013 – Stanford University and edX, the not-for-profit online learning enterprise founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), today announced their collaboration to advance the development of edX’s open source learning platform and provide free and open online learning tools for institutions around the world.
Led by David Wetiz and Michael Brenner at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the class will explore how everyday cooking and haute cuisine can illuminate basic principles in physics and engineering, and vice versa.
HONG KONG — On the first day of a weeklong visit to Asia, Harvard President Drew Faust on Monday called knowledge “the most important currency of the 21st century,” highlighting faculty research, student engagement, and online learning as central to Harvard’s global strategy.