EdX CEO to speak Friday at Penn State

Anant Agarwal, the CEO of edX, is speaking from 10:30 a.m. to noon Friday at the Foster Auditorium in Paterno Library as part of the Fischer Speaker Series.

Founded by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard, edX was launched as a massive open online courses portal in 2012. It offers university-level courses online on diverse subjects.

Agarwal’s presentation Friday will provide an overview of the platform’s growth over the last two years, how MOOC technologies are being incorporated into on-campus courses and where the technology is headed.

The free talk will also be streamed at Registration is required at