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  • Optimal Video Length for Student Engagement? Never More than 6 Minutes
    How long should your lecture video on edX or any Open edX platform be? Never longer than six minutes. After this time, the attention dramatically drops, as shown in the graphic above. Unsurprisingly, students engaged more with shorter videos. All of it is shown by research from Philip J. Guo, now a professor of ComputerContinue reading The post Optimal Video Length for Student Engagement? Never M...
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  • EdX Starts Preparing the Release of Ginkgo, the New Open edX Platform
    The edX organization has released an early version of the new Open edX platform, Ginkgo, although it is not ready for production yet. The final version, based on the edx.org code of July 6th, is expected within one month. “The first Ginkgo test release is available: open-release/ginkgo.1rc1. Between now and the release of Ginkgo.1, there willContinue reading The post EdX Starts Preparing the Rele...
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  • A Free 15-Hour Course on Kubernetes at edX.org
    The Linux Foundation has just released a free course on edX on Kubernetes, which provides an in-depth view on this powerful system for managing containerized applications. Kubernetes builds upon 15 years of experience of running production workloads at Google, and is quickly gaining traction as the standard open source platform enabling deployments across public, private,Continue reading The post...
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  • Are MOOCs an Idea Ahead of Our Time? See the Case of MicroMasters
    Could MOOCs be an idea ahead of our time? Initiatives such as edX’s MicroMasters, born out of the MOOCs, show successful programs for specialized graduate programs. (One of the latest cases relates to Questrom School of Business, which has elaborated on the benefits of using MicroMasters as valued credentials for employees on its new Digital Innovation Degree program).Continue reading The post Ar...
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  • Seven of the Top 10 Universities in the World Are edX Partners
    Seven of the top 10 universities in the world –according to the 2018 QS World University Rankings list– are edX partners. EdX founding universities MIT and Harvard University took spots in the top three on the list, with edX partners Caltech, University of Oxford, Imperial College London, University of Chicago and ETH Zurich also appearing in the top ten. Even more edX partners appear on the full ...
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  • Seven of the Top 10 Universities in the World Are edX Partners
    Seven of the top 10 universities in the world –according to the 2018 QS World University Rankings list– are edX partners. EdX founding universities MIT and Harvard University took spots in the top three on the list, with edX partners Caltech, University of Oxford, Imperial College London, University of Chicago and ETH Zurich also appearing in the top ten. Even more edX partners appear on the full ...
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  • Appsembler Launches a Free 30-Day Trial on its “Tahoe” SaaS EdX Platform
    Appsembler, an Open edX provider based in Somerville, Massachusetts, has launched a free 30-day trial on its SaaS platform branded as Tahoe. This platform allows to automatically launch an Open edX site and launch courses. “We wanted a solution that made it quicker and more affordable for people to get started on Open edX. AndContinue reading The post Appsembler Launches a Free 30-Day Trial on it...
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  • Step-by-Step Guide to Install the Open edX Platform (Ficus Release)
    Open edX platform is a very complex piece of software and installing it is not an easy to handle task. A skillful French developer, Regis Behmo, has written a step-by-step guide for experts, intended to install from scratch the Ficus release of the Open edX platform. Interestingly, his instructions do not rely on the AnsibleContinue reading The post Step-by-Step Guide to Install the Open edX Plat...
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  • A Charity Will Paid for the CLEP Exam Fee for the First 10,000 Students
    Modern States Education Alliance, a New York-based charity who is producing edX-formatted courses to provide an affordable access to college education, announced that it will cover the $80 cost of the CLEP (College Level Examination Program) exam fee for the first 10,000 students. The catalog of Modern States’ courses, viewable at an Open edX-based platform,Continue reading The post A Charity Wil...
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  • Red Hat Joins edX and Publishes its First Course
    Red Hat, a leading provider of open source solutions for the enterprise, has joined the edX Consortium to deliver several courses. The first one is Fundamentals of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, an introductory course to Linux using Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 as a model (see its about video above). This course, intended to provide studentsContinue reading The post Red Hat Joins edX and Publishes its F...
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  • A For-Credit MOOC Offered On-Campus at MIT Gets High Approval
    Last fall, MIT experimented by offering the edX.org MOOC version of a popular class (6.002 Circuits and Electronics, created in 2012) for on-campus students, for credit, in an attempt to help students who were facing scheduling issues. A recently released internal working paper of the class has found that students not only performed well but alsoContinue reading The post A For-Credit MOOC Offered...
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  • Drew Faust, Who Co-Founded edX, to Step Down As Harvard President
    Drew Faust will step down as president of Harvard University at the end of June 2018. Professor Faust, an historian of the Civil War and the American South, led Harvard into edX, a partnership and venture with MIT, in 2012, to launch the MOOC platform. Faust’s appointment in 2007 was hailed as a breakthrough in thatContinue reading The post Drew Faust, Who Co-Founded edX, to Step Down As Harvard ...
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  • Over 115K Learners Enrolled at HarvardX’s The Architectural Imagination Course on edX.org
    HarvardX’s The Architectural Imagination course on edX.org has attracted over 115,000 students since its launch in February. The course reviews the fundamental principles of architecture from a study of history’s important buildings. Through analyses of exemplary structures and hands-on exercises in drawing and modeling, learners get a first-hand glimpse into the work of an actual architect orCont...
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  • MOOCs Evolve Into Professional Development Courses With Alternative Credentials
    Where the MOOCs are heading? Clearly, into professional development and training sphere with alternative credentials recognized by employers. A reputable academic analyst, Cathy Sandeen, chancellor of the University of Wisconsin Colleges, claims first on a article in Inside Higher Education that the term “MOOC” will go away (morphing simply into “online courses”), and a viable businessContinue rea...

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