Online Learning Update

August 30, 2013

EdX and Aspiring Minds join hands for mutual

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:10 am

by Business Standard

Employability solutions company Aspiring Mind and edX, the not-for-profit online learning initiative composed of the leading global institutions of the xConsortium including MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, and IIT Bombay, today joined hands for mutual collaboration. The collaboration is aimed to enable more than one million people enrolled with Aspiring Minds to receive employability advice through their flagship product AMCAT. The recommendation engine will enable students to find and access edX courses that address their specific skill gaps, in specialties ranging from math, to science, to technology, and beyond. Aspiring Minds’ users who complete edX courses will be awarded edX course certificates, and these credentials will be integrated within their AMCAT user profile. Aspiring Minds conducts AMCAT, which is employability test for students to evaluate their employability skills. Further, Aspiring Minds will invite all students from India who complete edX courses to the AMCAT platform and expose them to its 450 plus corporate clients.

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