Five years and 11 million students on, Anant Agarwal, chief executive of the nonprofit organization edX, sees ample innovation to come from the venture and its university partners. Contrasting the organization’s goals against those of for-profit MOOCs, he notes that even when the organization becomes fully self-supporting, its goal will remain on doing good. “We
New credentialing opportunities from Boston University Questrom School of Business Boston University Digital Learning & Innovation and Questrom School of Business announced today two MicroMasters programs which, upon completion, can be applied towards a Master of Science in Digital Innovation (MSDi) degree from Boston University Questrom School of Business. Both programs will be offered through
Today BU announced two new edX programs as part of the global MicroMaster’s initiative. A joint effort between DL&I and Boston University Questrom School of Business, the two new programs can be taken forfree on the edX platform, or used as a pathway to become a BU graduate student with fewer course requirements to complete
Today edX announced that it is partnering with 14 universities to bring 19 MicroMasters programs to learners across the globe. A MicroMasters program enables online learners to take a quarter or a semester’s worth of courses online. Learners who successfully earn a MicroMasters credential may then apply to on campus program that recognizes the MicroMasters
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From MOOCs to new technologies, BU’s online education has blossomed Read the article
Registration for BU’s first four MOOCs (massive open online courses) opened on edx.org on 2/25. The four BU courses — Sabermetrics 101 (Andy Andres), War for the Greater Middle East (Andrew Bacevich), The Art of Poetry (Robert Pinsky) & Alien Worlds — join the ranks of those offered by a select group of universities on the Harvard & MIT-founded