edX is a massive open online course (MOOC) provider. It hosts online university-level courses in a wide range of disciplines to a worldwide student body, including some courses at no charge. It also conducts research into learning based on how people use its platform. EdX differs from other MOOC providers, such as Coursera and Udacity, in that it is a nonprofit organization and runs on open-source software.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University created edX in May 2012. More than 70 schools, nonprofit organizations, and corporations offer or plan to offer courses on the edX website. As of 24 March 2016, edX has more than 7 million students taking more than 700 courses online.
Maurizio Colella (born 2 November 1976), better known by his stage name EDX, is a Swiss DJ and producer. He is signed to Spinnin' Records.