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APRIL 2020 – NEWSLETTER #26  |  Breaking news at IBL News  |  Noticias en Español

Coursera | edX 

• Coursera and edX Launch Initiatives to Support Universities Impacted by the Outbreak

• IBM, Microsoft, Harvard, MIT, and 40 Universities Join the edX ‘Remote Access’ Program

• Harvard University’s President, Lawrence Bacow, Tests Positive for Coronavirus


Open edX

• NVIDIA Issues a Free Certificate Course About AI Video Analytics on Its ‘Deep Learning Institute’ Platform

• The Open edX Annual Conference Suspended Amid the Virus Concerns


Learning at Scale

• Udacity.com Offers One Free Month Access to Nanodegree Programs

• MiriadaX, with 4M Spanish-Language Learners, Continues to Look for a Buyer


Other Platforms

• Blackboard Shifts Away From the Open Source Business By Selling Its Moodle Based Business

• Facebook Unveils a Virtual Community to Fight Rumors About Covid-19


2020 Upcoming Events   [All of the conferences are canceled or moved online due to the Coronavirus – CDC Recommendations]

• Education Calendar  –  APRIL  |  MAY  |  JUNE  |  JULY – DEC  |  Conferences in Latin America & Spain

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