Georgetown and the KIE Announce edX Course on Bioethics
May 14, 2013
Today, Georgetown announced "Introduction to Bioethics" as one of the university's first massive online open courses (MOOCs) to be launched through the edX platform.
Led by several of the Kennedy Institute's world-renowned scholars, the course will explore some of the moral challenges we face in health, medicine, and emerging technologies. Course registration is free and open to the public. Classes will start on October 15th, 2013.
As edX's first MOOC on bioethics, "Introduction to Bioethics" is designed to familiarize learners with the range of issues that define bioethics, from birth to the end of life, as well as provide core concepts and skills for thinking deeply about these difficult and fascinating moral issues.
Stay tuned for more updates on the course, including an introduction to the team behind the making of Georgetown's first massive online open course on bioethics.