Open edX & Learning Platforms | November 2020: edX, Coursera, Udacity, Canvas LMS, Udemy, MITx…

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NOVEMBER 2020 – NEWSLETTER #32  |  Breaking news at IBL News  |  Noticias en Español


edX | Open edX

• edX Introduces Its New ‘For Business Subscription’ Initiative

• edX Launches a $10M Scholarship Campaign for Learners Impacted by COVID

• IT Learning Platform Updates Its Brand and User Experience



• Coursera Extends Its Free Access to Universities Worldwide



• Udacity Expands Its Partnership with AT&T by Issuing a Scholarship Program for 1,000 Students


Canvas LMS

WSU Campuses Switch from Blackboard to Canvas LMS

• Canvas LMS Launches a Six Course Certification Training Program

• Microsoft Teams Will Become a Default Conferencing Tool Inside Canvas LMS


Learning Platforms

• Moodle Reports 165,000 Using Its Software, and Announces Improvements on Usability

• Thinkific Reports a 200% Increase in People Making Courses and Raises $22M

• Udemy’s Corporate Learning Division Surpasses $100M In Annual Revenue



• MITx Passes the Milestone of 10 Million Enrollments on Its Online Courses

Google Launches a Certificate Program on that Explains How Its Search Engine Works

• The ‘Introduction to Linux’ Course on Surpasses One Million Enrollments

• A Super Student Who Completed 350 Online Courses within Three Months During the Pandemic

• Two Stanford Lecturers and Comedians Create a Course About Bringing Humor into the Workplace


2020 Events 

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


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