EdX doubles its size with 15 new universities

EdX will expand its Ivy League course offerings.

The not-for-profit massive open online course (MOOC) platform EdX roped in its first Asian institutions, along with more Ivy League universities, as the number of participating schools doubled May 21.

Bringing online courses from Berklee College of Music, Boston University, Davidson College, and University of Washington, along with Peking University in China, The University of Hong Kong, and other Asian institutions brings the number of EdX online schools to 27 just one year after the Cambridge-based outfit launched.

There are now more than 900,000 students taking EdX courses, some for college credit.…Read More