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GU Expands Massive Open Online Courses

By Jack Bennett October 7, 2014

Georgetown expanded its massive open online courses this year with two new offerings: "Terrorism and Counter-terrorism," taught by professor Daniel Byman, and "The Divine Comedy: Dante’s Journey to Freedom,"...

Kennedy Institute Set to Launch Bioethics MOOC

By Katherine Richardson March 25, 2014

The Kennedy Institute of Ethics will launch a massive open online course on bioethics April 15. As part of the creation of the course, the KIE hosted and filmed six TED-style talks featuring KIE Director...

Grading Software to Aid Students, Profs

By Drew Cunningham April 12, 2013

EdX, the consortium of universities, including Georgetown, that offers Massive Open Online Courses for free, introduced experimental software last week that uses artificial intelligence to grade and provide...

Georgetown Moves Forward on edX Funding

By Kylie Mohr March 22, 2013

With GeorgetownX — Georgetown’s component of Harvard’s online learning platform edX — scheduled to launch with two massive open online courses next fall, the university has arranged to fund...

A Global Hilltop

By The Editorial Board February 5, 2013

Beginning in fall 2013, Georgetown will offer coursework through EdX, a massive open online course platform launched in May by Harvard and MIT. These courses are not limited for enrollment to those currently...

Georgetown Joins edX Platform

By Braden McDonald December 10, 2012

University President John J. DeGioia announced that Georgetown has joined edX, a platform for broadcasting massive open online courses, at an Economic Club of Washington, D.C., event Monday. The...

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