Digital Education Transformation


Auditorium April 25, 2018 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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Anant Agarwal

edX, a nonprofit, open-source, online learning destination and MOOC (massive open online course) platform, aspires to reinvent education through technology. Founded by Harvard and MIT, edX’s mission is to increase access to high-quality education for anyone, anywhere, and to enhance the quality of teaching and learning both online and on campus.

This talk will provide an overview of the changing learning landscape, and will share stories that reveal how students from around the world are using online learning to change their lives. The talk will examine how innovations in digital learning and microcredentialing from world-renowned institutions are reimagining education. We will also discuss how innovative credit pathways are requiring MOOCs to make quantum improvements in quality and integrity. Finally, the talk will focus on how universities and our education system might evolve in the future.