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The Copenhagen Business School, Eindhoven University of Technology, Koç University, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, IESE Business School, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, National Geographic Society, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Saint Petersburg State University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Università Bocconi, University of Lausanne, and University of Manchester have joined Coursera.
Coursera turns 2 and celebrates with an infographic.
The Mechanical MOOC launches its latest class, “Play With Your Music” – a collaboration among P2PU, NYU, and the MIT Media Lab.
The Atlantic’s Robinson Meyer writes about edX’s plans to make money on MOOCs. It’s the ol’ “Red Hat for Linux approach,” charging for services to help others implement an open source infrastructure.
The publisher Elsevier says its struck a deal with edX to make its textbook content available to up to 5 of the latter’s MOOCs. “Elsevier will provide textbook content for free online as part of the course materials and will offer a discount to purchase the print or electronic version of the text to those enrolled in the MOOC.” An indication, perhaps, of how publishers will make money on MOOCs. More...