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EdX By The Numbers [Infographic]

We were curious. Two years after the launch of edX, who is using its platform? Where are they located? What is the level of interest?

A little investigation and data scraping from the edX website yielded some interesting numbers.

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5 Signs that a Corporate MOOC is Right For You

In a previous post we introduced you to Tim Mauri, a marketing manager at Ethicon who designed, built, and executed their Metabolic Applied Research Strategy (MARS) Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), one of the first corporate MOOCs on the Open edX platform.

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Open edX [Video]

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Corporate MOOC: Extreme Content Marketing

Tim Mauri wants more people to have weight loss surgery. You see, Tim works in marketing for Ethicon, a Johnson & Johnson medical device company that manufactures, among other things, instruments used for weight loss surgery.

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Why Stanford Has Faith in Open edX [Infographic]

“Open edX could become the Wordpress of the MOOC space: dominant, ubiquitous, and the de facto choice for putting your course online.”

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50% of Universities Will Be Bankrupt in 10-15 Years

"50% of the 4,000 colleges and universities in the US will be bankrupt in 10-15 years". Strong words yet those are just some of the gems that HBS professor Clayton Christensen gives in this talk on disruption in higher education in which he makes this bold predication. Then a panel of 6 presidents of small liberal arts colleges discusses the topic generally followed by Q&A and finally Professor Karen Harpp at Colgate …

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The First MOOC for Surgical Education

As far as I can tell, Ethicon, which is an 80-year old division of Johnson and Johnson, is the first company to offer a MOOC for surgeons and others involved in obesity management. The MOOC is the brain child of Tim Mauri, Marketing Manager at Ethicon who is a self described "online learning enthusiast".

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More Clicks Fewer Bricks: The Lecture Hall Is Obsolete – A Debate Review

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LXD: 10 Things To Know About Learner Experience Design

With the rise in educational apps, corporate e-learning and online degree programs, our UX team is faced with new and exciting challenges designing experiences that are focused on how people learn.

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