Share Paper: Reimagining Education

  1. Johannes Heinlein, edX, United States

Abstract: In the past decade digital technologies have transformed countless areas of life, from healthcare to workplace productivity to entertainment and publishing. During the same time, education has not been subject to the same degree of transformation. EdX, a nonprofit online learning destination and MOOC (massive open online course) provider founded by Harvard and MIT, aspires to reinvent education through technology innovation and partnerships between academic institutions, governments, the private sector and beyond. EdX’s mission is to increase access to high-quality education for anyone, anywhere; to enhance teaching and learning online and on campus; and to advance research into teaching and ...