Open edX & Learning Platforms Newsletter | May – June 2022: 2U, Coursera, Moodle, Degreed, Cornerstone, Canvas LMS,…

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MAY – JUNE 2022 – NEWSLETTER #45  |  Breaking news at IBL News  |  Noticias en Español


Open edX

• NASA Launches a Community and Education Initiative to Accelerate Open Science

• The 2023 Open edX Conference will take place at MIT in Cambridge, MA

• Three Spanish Universities Will Fund the Transformation of Open edX into an On-Campus LMS

• Ukrainian Raccoon Gang Showed Up on the 2022 Open edX Conference

• Developers Gathered at the Annual Reunion of the Open edX Software


edX Platform

• 2U / edX Creates Two University Advisory Councils Following the Former Partners’ Board

• 2U/edX Increases Revenues and Losses While It Transitions Into edX

• “edX is to 2U What Google is to Alphabet,” Says the Founder of edX

• Over 300 Students Will Graduate from BU Questrom’s Online MBA



• Business Skills Rise, But Technology Proficiency Drops Significantly In the US

• Coursera Announces New Features, Tools, and Learning Initiatives

• Coursera Launches a Collection of Short Videos and Lessons Intended for Skills Development

• Coursera Increased Its Net Loss in the First Quarter of 2022


Learning Platforms: Functionalities

• Moodle Commercial Provider Open LMS Integrates Zoom-Built In Tool

• AI-Powered Platforms that Detect Plagiarized Content Online Attract Investors

• Degreed Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary, Claiming to Be the First LXP


Learning Platforms: Acquisitions and Results

• Cornerstone Pays $200 Million in Cash to Skillsoft for the SumTotal Learning Platform

• Cornerstone Completed Its Acquisition of the EdCast LXP Platform

• McGraw Hill Says that Its Annual Digital Billings Exceed $1 Billion

• Canvas LMS Continues Its Growth, Reporting an Increase of 21% in Its Quarter Revenue

• Acquires Blackboard’s Collaborate Virtual Video Tool


2022 Events | All of the Key Conferences Listed!

• Education Calendar 2022  – JUNE | JULY |  AUGUST | SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER | NOVEMBER | DECEMBERConferences in Latin America & Spain


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