The XJTLU Learning Mall acts as an innovation and entrepreneurial research and development hub as well as a centre for knowledge exchange and school-enterprise cooperation. It promotes the concept of lifelong learning. It also works jointly with the industry schools of XJTLU Entrepreneur College (Taicang) and the academic schools of XJTLU, collaborating on critical innovation projects and initiatives.
Since its global launch, the XJTLU Learning Mall has welcomed its partners: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Apple, Microsoft, Huawei, Adobe, McGraw Hill, Cactus, Digital China, Skillshare, GAMI Institute (KIT China Branch), OpenLearning, LabXchange, and more.
The XJTLU Learning Mall provides online and onsite space, or “storefronts,” for top global partners to share their learning content with its users. It will integrate onsite and online programmes developed by the University, industry, and external partners, offering them as learning resources to a wide net of different education consumers. The overarching goal of the XJTLU Learning Mall is to act as an engaging innovation community, allowing its collaborators to freely develop their resources within its creative hub.
The online space of XJTLU Learning Mall is an online community platform gathering educational products and resources created by the University schools and top global partners.
The onsite XJTLU Learning Mall facility is integrated with the University’s facilities, including both SIP and Taicang campuses, and more locations with the development of XJTLU.
“Storefront” space, whether online or onsite, represents a unique opportunity for education-focused businesses to showcase resources through the XJTLU Learning Mall, with its links to internal and external stakeholders, particularly those who offer content and services. By fostering an inviting space and leveraging premier partners’ strengths, the XJTLU Learning Mall will forge a 21st-century alliance of like-minded entrepreneurs to make better contributions to the development of higher education and social progress in China and the world.
Sixteen years since its establishment, XJTLU has developed three education models coined XJTLU 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0 respectively with efforts grounded in the University’s characteristics and future development trends, to radiate meaningful impacts on education in both China and around the world. To support the effective running of XJTLU education phylosophy, on 22 May, 2020, the University launched the XJTLU Learning Mall, a support platform that draws on first-rate global educational resources and integrates online and offline operations, creating a multi-faceted learning environment that spans across regions, age groups, level of education, and interests. In July 2022, Learning Mall transformed into two platforms - Learning Mall Core and Learning Mall Premium. Learning Mall Core provides online learning and teaching supports for XJTLU students and staff in degreed studies, and Learning Mall Premium offers content and services in non-degree education for all users.
In July, Learning Mall transformed into two platforms - Learning Mall Core and Learning Mall Premium.
Learning Mall Core serves as the XJTLU online learning and teaching platform, contains degree modules, supports and enhances learning and teaching for XJTLU students and staff.
Beyond degree programmes for XJTLU students, Learning Mall Premium provides non-degree learning content and services for everyone. Within Learning Mall Premium, XJTLU students, staff and external users can enjoy added-value learning resources from world-leading education providers and industry leaders.
Since its global launch, the XJTLU Learning Mall has additionally signed with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Apple, Microsoft, Huawei, McGraw-Hill, Adobe, Cactus, Digital China.
On 22 May, 2021, the XJTLU Learning Mall announced its global launch with a new domain learningmall.cn on the Annual Conference on Higher Education Innovation, XJTLU 15th Anniversary Celebration Series. With "storefront" pages of partners and Chinese-English bilingual resources, the XJTLU Learning Mall allows smooth selection and purchase of online courses, strongly supporting the implementation of the XJTLU 3.0 model and future education from aspects of resource, platform and ecosystem construction.
In September 2020, the XJTLU Learning Mall Online (LMO), the initiative’s innovative online learning platform, was enabled for internal staff and students.
The XJTLU Learning Mall was officially launched on 22 May, 2020, welcoming its first round of new partners: AliCloud, McGraw-Hill, Skillshare, Talespin, Seentao, CiWei, Hujiang, AMT, Center for Creative Leadership, GAMI Institute (KIT China Branch), OpenLearning, LabXchange, EMCC China, TopColleges USA, and more.