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2U To Acquire The Nonprofit EDX - LisTedTECH

2U To Acquire The Nonprofit EdX For $800M

On June 29, the online education community was redefined. After several years of trying to compete against the leaders of this product category, MIT and Harvard have agreed to sell their nonprofit MOOC/OPM solution to 2U for 800M$. The consolidated company will reach over 50 million learners and offer more than 3,500 digital programs thanks ... 2U To Acquire The Nonprofit EdX For $800M  Read More
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How Massive Open Online Courses Benefit the Business and the Workforce

Why aren’t employers leveraging the potential of their employees? Why is it that businesses are passing up the benefits of MOOC training and development opportunities?

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OPMs by the Numbers - LisTedTECH

Online Program Management Systems: Still an Emerging Market

Note to add emphasis: The data below is looking at all types of programs: microprograms, certificates, and full programs like bachelors, master, and Ph.D. While several things seems to have been put on hold in 2020, the Online Program Management Systems (OPMs) have not been. Last week (November 18, 2020), Joshua Kim, Director of Online ... Online Program Management Systems: Still an Emerging Market  Read More
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I thought MOOCs were dead!

For MOOCs, we can clearly see the rapid rise of the participating institutions until 2016. Since then, we see a flattening, not a crash.

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New LMS in HigherEd - LisTedTECH

MOOCs University profiles : Coursera, edX, CourseSites, Futurelearn, iversity, Canvas

The data is for the top 6 MOOCs based on the number of Member Institutions. Member Institutions are defined as universities or colleges that participate in a MOOC system. This is an updated version of a post I did in July 2013. The data was compiled from the MOOCs and institutions’ websites.  Read More
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MOOCs, a short history

When The New York Times dubbed 2012 “The Year of the MOOC,” it was pretty much on, give or take a year. As the visualisation below shows, 2012 was big, but 2013 is even bigger if you look at it from the number of partnering institutions. At the end of 2012, 100 universities and colleges ... MOOCs, a short history  Read More
New LMS in HigherEd - LisTedTECH

LMS used by MOOC Institutions

Have you ever wondered why MOOCs suddently appeared? Why educational institutions didn’t just use their learning management systems (LMS) and open specific courses to everyone? Was something wrong with their LMS that pushed them to get a MOOC system? What learning management system were they using? We looked at the MOOC’s 451 partner institutions and ... LMS used by MOOC Institutions  Read More
New LMS in HigherEd - LisTedTECH

Worldwide MOOCs (19 systems)

Inspired by the article on EdSurge, I realised that I had the information for 19 MOOCs. The following visualization is based on the institutions that have partnered with the different MOOCs from January 2003 to August 2013. Mar 2003 – UKeU – (closed in 2005) Apr 2007 – ALISON (Advance Learning Interactive Systems Online) Jun ... Worldwide MOOCs (19 systems)  Read More
New LMS in HigherEd - LisTedTECH

MOOCs University profiles : Coursera, edX, Futurelearn, iversity, OpenEd and Udacity

See new and updated versionI have updated the visualisation with the most recent information, added 2 new Moocs and added 5 world university rankings I now have 11 MOOCs in the Viz: CourseSites (Blackboard), Coursera, Coursolve, edX, Futurelearn, Iversity, Open Learning Global, Open2Study , OpenEd, Udacity and Veduca. We haven’t Included the following MOOCs since ... MOOCs University profiles : Coursera, edX, Futurelearn, iversity, OpenEd and Udacity  Read More
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The Best MOOCs

If you had to select the best Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) platforms, how would you do it? You could compile the individual course ratings offered on each system (see coursetalk.org) or you could do what several people do when choosing a program; look at university rankings to give you an indication of the quality ... The Best MOOCs  Read More

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Anthology and Blackboard to Merge Into a Massive New Company

On September 13th, Anthology and Blackboard announced they will merge by the end of 2021. This transaction will “create the most comprehensive EdTech ecosystem across academic, administrative and student engagement applications”, mentioned the joint press release. This mega-company will serve more than 150 million users spread over 4,000 campuses in 90+ countries.  A long-time learning ... Anthology and Blackboard to Merge Into a Massive New Company  Read More
Jenzabar Upgrades vs New Implementations - LisTedTECH

Distinguishing Product Upgrades from (New) Implementations

At LISTedTECH, we often talk about new implementations and their impact on company market share. We define new implementations as the initial implementation of one company’s product in a specific product category. When an institution selects, for example, Blackboard Ultra after it initially implemented Blackboard Learn, we don’t flag it as a new implementation; we ... Distinguishing Product Upgrades from (New) Implementations  Read More
This Week In Review
September 14th to September 20th

This Week In Review – September 14th to September 20th

Merger Anthology and Blackboard Merging to Create Massive Ed Tech Ecosystem Anthology and Blackboard are merging into a yet unnamed company that shall offer a broad edtech ecosystem from enrollment management and alumni fundraising to communication tools and student success solutions. Led by Jim Milton, this new company “[…]will have a data-driven product portfolio that ... This Week In Review – September 14th to September 20th  Read More

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