edX announces the finalists for the 2022 edX Prize for Innovation in Online Teaching

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By Education Today

Posted on November 18, 2022


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The 10 finalists for the seventh annual edX Prize for Exceptional Contributions in Online Teaching and Learning were revealed today by edX, a top worldwide online learning platform from 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU). The finalists represent the academics and lecturers that created various Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), with subjects spanning from earth and environmental sciences to UX design. All students can audit these MOOCs for no cost at edX.org.

The edX Prize is an annual honour that highlights the innovations and contributions of educators in the edX community and highlights the significant impact that online education has had on the modernization of education. Additionally, the award honours teachers who have shown a dedication to the open and online learning community and have created lessons and programmes that inspire and involve students from all over the world who use edX. 

Anant Agarwal, founder of edX and chief platform officer at 2U, remarked that this outstanding collection of teachers “embodies the enthusiasm, devotion, and innovation of the edX partner network.” “Our 2022 edX prize contenders come from a variety of institutions and fields, ranging from Alaska to Hong Kong, but they are all dedicated to using free and open courses to enhance society’s knowledge and understanding. We would like to express our gratitude for their contributions to enhancing access to the greatest education possible