"The nonprofit MOOC platform edX, originally started by MIT and Harvard University at a time when pundits predicted large-scale online courses could replace college for some people, is trying yet another new approach, launching the first of what it calls a 'MicroBachelors' program."—Source: EdSurge
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WHY THIS MATTERS:
Piggybacking on their MicroMasters programs, edX's newest offering looks to tap into the power of MOOCs to connect would-be undergraduate students with a lower-cost option.