AUGUST 2019 – NEWSLETTER #19 | More breaking news at IBL News
• Philanthropy that Helps Learners Earn College Credit for Free Gets 150k Users
• MITx Grading, a Library for the Open edX Platform that Assigns Credit on Problems
• Open edX Forums Will Transition From Google Groups Into Discourse
• MIT xPRO Launches Its New Fall Catalog for Post-Graduate Working Professionals
• edX Offers Its First Online MBA, from BU Questrom School of Business
• edX Starts Looking For a New Community Lead After John Mark Walker Departs
• Ten Top Ways Learners Hack Learning According to edX
• U.S. Librarians Against LinkedIn Learning’s New Policy that Forces Users to Disclose their Identity
• MoodleNet, a New Social Media Platform, Will Debut This Month
• Code with Google, a New Computer Science Resource for Educators
• Blackboard Introduces Its First Data and Analytics Platform
• Cerego Debuts New AI Tools That Use Natural Language Processing
• AWS and Udacity Launch a Scholarship to Participate in the World's First Autonomous Racing League
• Udacity Creates a 4-Month Program to Train Developers on Java Programming
• Canvas LMS' CEO on the Learning Data Controversy: "Information Will Be Owned by Institutions"
• Dan Goldsmith (Instructure): "My Job Is Resisting Short Cuts In Our Educational Business"
• Analysis: The Software is Now Open Source or It Is Not
2019 Upcoming Events
• Education Calendar – AUGUST | SEPTEMBER | OCT–DEC 2019
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