W3C launches HTML5 online course in EdX partnership

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the global technical standards organization for the Web housed at CSAIL, announced today that it has joined edX, one of the world's leading online course platforms, as a new member and will offer its first course on HTML5 on 1 June, 2015. Registration is now open.

Under the name of W3Cx, the W3C will develop a number of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), showcasing its authority and expertise across a range of courses on core Web technologies.

“W3C’s partnership with edX expands opportunities for Web developers to take courses specifically created for them by W3C,” said Dr. Jeff Jaffe, W3C CEO. “These W3Cx courses will help them increase their skills and empower them to become the next leaders and innovators on the Web.”

"We are honored to welcome W3C to edx.org,” said Anant Agarwal, CEO, edX. “As an international community, focused on leading the Web to reach its full potential, W3C’s global scope, expertise and collaborative ethos will help edX learners from around the world reach new heights in their technical knowledge and abilities.”

Learn more on the W3 website: http://www.w3.org/2015/03/w3cx-launch.html.en