The president of edX, Anant Agarwal, sees the transformative possibilities of online education as also reshaping the way educators think about teaching and learning.
Salman Khan, the founder of Khan Academy, explained his vision for online learning during a GSE Askwith Forum.
In online education, the future is now. That was an overriding message Harvard and MIT hosted a summit on March 3 and 4 titled “Online Learning and the Future of Residential Education.”
MIT’s Anant Agarwal, who is the first president of edX, shared early results from the new online education venture’s first pilot course at the second annual Harvard IT Summit.
Harvard and MIT are joining forces to launch edX, an open-source, online education platform. Leaders from both universities discussed how they hope to transform teaching and learning on campus and around the globe.
Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) today announced the launch of edX, a transformational partnership in online education. Through edX, the two institutions will collaborate to enhance campus-based teaching and learning and build a global community of online learners.