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Nov 17, 2021
The online learning platform absorbs the nonprofit started by Harvard and MIT to expand its reach. Philosophical concerns linger, but edX partners will benefit from new investment.

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November 17, 2021
The online learning platform absorbs the nonprofit started by Harvard and MIT to expand its reach. Philosophical concerns linger, but edX partners will benefit from new investment.
August 9, 2021
John Katzman's online program company has become an alternative to online degree enablers. Now it wants to similarly challenge major providers of free and low-cost non-degree courses and credentials.
June 30, 2021
The combined 2U-edX company will be a larger threat to Coursera, which has become the behemoth of the online education space.
June 29, 2021
Online learning provider company to buy assets of nonprofit MOOC pioneer to create a new entity reaching 50 million learners.
March 9, 2021
Education-technology company Coursera launched a bid to become a publicly traded company last week, giving industry experts a glimpse at its financial inner workings. The company is losing money, but it might be finding a way to monetize MOOCs.
January 24, 2020
MOOC platform Coursera is teaming up with the University of North Texas to offer an online bachelor’s degree aimed at working adults with some college credit.
June 14, 2018
In its quest to find a sustainable business model, online course provider edX will test charging users for access to previously free content. Observers say the move was inevitable.
December 11, 2017
The alternative credentials universe grows every day, but how much do we know about it? Very little, argues Cliff Adelman, who proposes constructive ways to lift the fog.
August 8, 2017
Three schools at the oldest university in the United States team up with 2U to start an online program in an emergent field.
June 15, 2017
MIT students reported that taking course online -- instead of same course on campus -- was less stressful than their in-person classes.

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