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Educative

Education Company

7.2
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edX

Course Marketplace

8.6
10
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Educative vs. edX - complete comparison

Overview

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Description
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Educative provides interactive courses for software developers with easy-to-use cloud environments, as well as a whole suite of other tools and resources to help their users learn new skills.

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edX is an online learning platform founded by Harvard and MIT in 2012. They focus on university-level courses, developed in collaboration with their countless university partners (like Harvard and Berkeley University), and other education providers worldwide. From regular online courses to full online degrees, edX has a broad variety of offerings in 30+ categories, taught by academics from the world's best universities.

Types of courses
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MASTERS DEGREE

Masters Degree

Complete a full Master's degree from one of edX's partner universities

$10000 - $100000 USD
Full-time study
BACHELORS DEGREE

Bachelors Degree

Complete a full Bachelor's degree from one of edX's university partners

$10000 - $50000 USD
Full-time study
INDIVIDUAL LEARNING

Professional certificates

Earn a certificate for a career-relevant skill with a course from edX's institutional partners

$300 - $1000 USD
Self-paced
INDIVIDUAL LEARNING

XSeries certificates

Get in-depth knowledge of a topic with a course created by one of edX's university partners

$100 - $1200 USD
Self-paced
COHORT BASED

Executive Education

Courses targeted towards educating leaders & executives.

$500 - $3000 USD
3–6 weeks
PARTIAL BACHELORS

MicroBachelors

Partial undergraduate programs for specific learning

$2000 - $10000 USD
Part-time study
PARTIAL MASTERS

MicroMasters

Partial graduate-level programs for specific learning

$500 - $5000 USD
Part-time study
INDIVIDUAL LEARNING

edX courses

The classic courses that edX offers. They're typically free and come with optional paid certificates.

Free
3-5 hours per week
Subscription plans
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PERSONAL

Educative membership

Depending on the plan, it includes access to over 700 interactive courses, their "Cloud Labs" and their "Hands-On projects"

$15 - 50 USD per month
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Pros & cons
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    Pros
  • Interactive coding challenges
  • Hands-on learning
  • In-depth explanations
  • Cons
  • Limited course categories
  • No video courses (courses are text-based)
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    Pros
  • Courses from top universities
  • Wide range of subjects
  • Free courses available
  • Cons
  • Limited interaction with instructors
  • Different offerings can be a bit confusing
  • Paid courses are rather pricey
  • No subscription offering available

General information

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Type
Education CompanyCourse Marketplace
Number of courses
700+4000+
Popularity

Relatively niche

Popular

Available categories
Programming LanguagesSoftware Development ToolsSoftware EngineeringWeb DevelopmentData Science
Architectural DesignArts & CraftsBusiness Analytics & IntelligenceCareer DevelopmentComplianceContent MarketingCreativityCryptocurrency & BlockchainDatabase Design & DevelopmentDesign Tools
Available languages
English
EnglishMandarin ChineseHindiSpanishArabicFrenchRussianPortugueseGermanJapanese

Evaluation

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Full score
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Usability
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Features

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Support options
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Chat
  • Community
  • Knowledge base
  • Learning support
  • Career support
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Chat
  • Community
  • Knowledge base
  • Learning support
  • Career support
Available apps
No apps available...
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Ios
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Company

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Company name
Educative, Inc.edX Inc.
Company size

Medium

Large

Founded in
20152012
Headquarters

United States

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United States

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Founders
Naeem Hasan, Fahim ul Haq,Naeem AltafHarvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
External reviews
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2.012 reviews
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4.77300 reviews
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4.7103000 reviews
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2.51293 reviews

Our opinion

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Summary
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Educative focuses on teaching tech skills to its students. We like that in addition to their courses, they provide tools like their CloudLabs, which allow students to learn about cloud infrastructure, without having to create their own cloud accounts. Another thing that makes their platform unique is their focus on text over video. This means, if you prefer reading to watching videos, and you want to learn new tech skills, Educative might be right for you.

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edX offers a great variety of high-quality courses, which can help you advance your career in almost every industry. We particularly like that a lot of their regular courses are offered for free, and you only have to pay for the certificate (which is optional). The rest of their offering on the other hand is usually a bit pricier, but the quality of the learning materials is still really high. In our eyes, edX is a great learning platform, especially well suited for students looking to take on full online degrees, as well as students looking for digital certifications from well-trusted organizations and institutions, if price isn't their biggest concern. If you're on a budget, you can still take advantage of their large catalog of free courses.

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