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January 3, 2016

What will you learn this year? 3 ways to use MOOCs in 2016
Apparently MOOC platform edX’s new year’s resolution was to create a ton of new business and management content. edX has a bunch of great courses coming online in the new year, including some on speci

December 3, 2015

3 Online Learning Platforms That Can Help You Develop Your Ideal Work-Life Balance
If you feel like you’re always struggling to balance your work and personal life, you are not alone. Here are three top online training platforms that offer courses that have helped me over the years

October 6, 2015

Online courses + time on campus = a new path to an MIT master’s degree
MIT announced today a pilot program allowing learners worldwide to take a semester’s worth of courses in its top-ranked, one-year Supply Chain Management (SCM) master’s program completely online, then

June 22, 2015

Three Questions For The ASU/edX Global Freshman Academy Online Program
In April, Arizona State University and edX announced a first-of-its-kind program that will have important repercussions for the future of higher education. The Global Freshman Academy (GFA) will allow

November 19, 2014

Are MOOCs the future of education?
Fareed speaks with Stuart Butler, a Brookings scholar, who's written extensively on massive open online courses, or so-called MOOCs, and Anant Agarwal, who runs edX, a MOOC outfit founded by two brick

September 30, 2014

Will Executives Get on the MOOC Train, Too?
Companies are expressing growing interest in using massive, open, online courses in their corporate training initiatives for rank-and-file workers, the Journal reports today. But winning over executiv

September 25, 2014

Why Free Online Classes Are Still the Future of Education
The MOOC was The Next Big Thing—and then it was written off for dead. But for Anant Agarwal, one of the founding fathers of this online reboot of university education, it’s only just getting started.

August 23, 2014

Can online courses replace a campus education?
Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, that anyone can take from anywhere in the world, are the future of higher education or the vehicle of its demise, depending on your perspective. Hari Sreenivasan

July 28, 2014

MOOCs Are No Longer A Cultural Export Of The West
At a recent event at the United Nations about education accessibility in the developing world, Anant Agarwal, CEO of the open-source online-learning platform edX and a former MIT computer scientist, heard one word too much for his liking.

June 11, 2014

How The Digital Classroom is Reinventing Learning
Want to take classes from top professors at schools like Harvard and MIT without the commute - and better yet, without the tuition?