Google and EdX Are Building a “YouTube for MOOCs”

Google is teaming up with EdX, an open-source online education nonprofit started by Harvard and MIT, to create a new site that EdX’s president compared to a YouTube for MOOCs, called Meanwhile, Google will also become a partner in developing the Open EdX platform itself—that is, the open-source technology that allows professors to conduct their courses online.

Will Oremus, Slate, 10 September 2013