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What is edX?

Posted in Uncategorized by Lia Sant on May 6, 2012
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The future of online education is being decided by brick-and-mortar schools. As we’ve seen in recent weeks, MIT is making a massive push to allow the entire planet to get a quality online education.

Now, Harvard is adding itself to the mix. Harvard President Drew Faust and MIT President Susan Hockfield just announced the new ‘edX’ learning platform.

According to the Harvard Gazette, edX is a “transformational partnership in online education.” So that seems a bit vague. What exactly is it?

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