edX & Platforms | July 2020: JupyterCon, Suse, Juniper, Coursera, Udacity, DeVry, Canvas LMS, Degreed…

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JULY 2020 – NEWSLETTER #29  |  Breaking news at IBL News  |  Noticias en Español


Open edX – Based Platforms

• JupyterCon 2020 Conference Will Introduce an Innovative Learning Format with Credentials

• The ‘Freshman Year for Free Program’ Will Pay Learners for Completing their Classes

• Harvard University’s LabXChange Platform Wins the 2020 Open edX Prize

• SUSE Acquires Kubernetes Management Platform Rancher Labs –which uses Open edX


Open edX Software

edX Posts the Release Notes of the Open edX Juniper Platform

• Open edX Juniper Platform: Changes on LMS Instructor Dashboard and Studio Tool

• edX Releases Juniper, Its Tenth Version of the Open edX Platform



• edX MicroBachelors Will Include Consultants to Help Learners Complete Their Programs

• An edX Survey Finds that a Majority Is Interested in Pursuing Additional Education

• Research: Platforms At Scale Will Radically Transform Learning and Teaching



• Coursera Users Complain About Cheating and Plagiarism on Peer Assignments

• Courses, Strategies, and Resources to Get The Most From Learning with edX and Coursera



• Udacity Develops an Introductory Course and Nanodegree on Machine Learning for Microsoft Azure


Learning Platforms

• Canvas LMS Picks a New CEO From Outside the Educational Industry

• DeVry University Releases a Complimentary Video Library to Build In-Demand Tech Skills

• Apple Will Shut Down iTunes U at the End of 2021



• John Katzman Raises Another $16 Million to Expand Noodle Partners OPM Firm

• Degreed Raises Another $32 Million with Its Platform for Upskilling Employees


2020 Events 

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


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