Universities have been struggling with online learning, but Georgetown University has found its partnership with open-source education platform edX to be highly effective and absolutely beneficial, InTheCapital reports.

For it's the university's relationship with edX that has led Georgetown to appeal to about 20,000 students from 150 countries, all for one course.

The seven-week massive open online course (MOOC) dubbed "Globalization's Winners and Losers: Challenges for Developed Countries," is not due to begin until October 1, but it has already attracted the attention of a truly impressive amount of people.

Then again, with a focus on "how to spread the benefits of the...

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