edX & Platforms | May 2020: Develop.com, LabXchange, HarvardX, Coursera, Udacity…

Newsletter format  |  Click here to subscribe ]

MAY 2020 – NEWSLETTER #27  |  Breaking news at IBL News  |  Noticias en Español


Open edX 

• Develop.com, a New Subscription-Based Learning Platform for Tech Professionals

• LabXchange, Harvard’s Science Platform, Provides a Free Tool to Create Online Classes and Pathways


• Harvard’s Credit-Bearing, Free Course on Mechanical Ventilators Has Attracted 170,000 Learners in Two Weeks

• An edX and Harvard Course to Train Clinicians on Mechanical Ventilators for Covid-19

• Purdue Launches a Fully Online Master’s in Mechanical Engineering on edX.org


• Coursera Offers Government Agencies Fighting Unemployment Free Access to Its 3,800 Courses

• Coursera Offers Free Certificates on 50+ Courses, While It Announces New Programs and Tools

• Coursera and edX Release New Services to Support Universities


• A Virtual Conference to Determine How AI Can Be Leveraged In the Fight Against COVID-19

Online Learning

• A Student Guide to Remote Learning from GW’s Professor Lorena Barba

• A Survey Shows that Many College Students Struggle to Maintain Focus and Discipline in Distance Learning

2020 Events 

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

This newsletter is created in collaboration with IBL Education, a New York City-based company specialized in open-source learning platforms. Read the latest IBL Newsletter   |  Archive of Open edX Newsletters