Open edX | September 2019: Queensland, edX, Coursera, Udacity, FutureLearn, Novartis…

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SEPTEMBER 2019 – NEWSLETTER #20  |  More breaking news at IBL News  |  New! Noticias en Español

Open edX

• ASU Abandons the Global Freshman Academy Project and Moves Into an Open edX Initiative

• LearnX.UQ, The University of Queensland’s New Open edX Ecosystem



• edX Appoints New Managers; JP Beaudry Will Lead the Open Source Operations

• Curtin University and Universidad Anáhuac Contribute to the edX Consortium



Coursera Signs Up New Deals to Train Employees in Latin America Through its Self-Serve Platform

• Novartis’ 108K Employees Will Have Unlimited Access to Coursera’s Catalog

• Coursera Acquires an Online Platform for Hands-On Projects In Order to Enhance Its New R&D Unit

• Universidad de los Andes Will Develop the First MOOC-Based Master’s in Spanish

• Andrew Ng Internationally Expands His AI-Based Educational and VC Companies



• Bertelsmann Will Fund 15,000 Scholarships to Learn Data, AI and Cloud Computing on Udacity

• Sebastian Thrun Picks an Executive of LendingTree as a New CEO at Udacity


Future Learn

• The University of Glasgow Will Deliver Its First Online Degree in Late 2020



2019 Learning with MOOCs Conference Unveils Its Keynote Speakers

• A MOOC that Teaches How to Create Viral Content Gets 86,000 Enrollees

• The Top 100 Free Online Courses According to Class Central



• LMS Market Won’t Grow, Continuing To Be Dominated By The Big Four

• Senators Address EdTech Top Players On Student Data Collection Practices


2019 Upcoming Events

• Education Calendar  –  SEPTEMBER  |  OCTOBER  |  NOVEMBER  |  DECEMBER  |  JAN – JUNE 2020



This newsletter about Open edX, edX, Coursera, Udacity, and other platforms is a monthly report compiled by the IBL News staff, in collaboration with IBL Education, a New York City-based company which has built the IBL Platform. It includes AI analytics-driven, revenue-oriented learning ecosystems, and courses with Open edX and other educational software. 

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