Coursera Partners With Chegg To Deliver Digital Content

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Chegg, a company best known as a textbook rental site, and Coursera, a leading massive open online course (MOOC) platform, have entered into a new strategic partnership to provide digital content such as eTextbooks and other supplemental tools to students taking Coursera courses online. This collaboration will provide students improved access to a more informative [...]

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EducatorU Begins Offering Online PD Via Google+

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This summer the EducatorU team will be providing various online PD sessions via Google+ Hangouts. These opportunities will be posted as an event on its Google+ page and archived for follow up via its YouTube account. Initially, it will provide foundational technology applications that work across hardware platforms such as the iPad, Google Chromebook, and [...]

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Social And Clutter Free Learning With LurnQ

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Mumbai-based digital learning platform, Technium Labs Pvt Ltd is doing great work in social content curation with its app called LurnQ. It provides a unified pre-indexed access to information and filters out everyting that is not of learning relevance to the user. LurnQ is a unified, socially styled, open online learning platform for learners and [...]

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Asia’s First MOOC Launched

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“Science, Technology and Society in China”, a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) launched on the Coursera platform, has received overwhelming response from students. Some 17,000 students have registered for the three-week course, which began on 4 April. Billed as Asia’s first MOOC, the course was launched by Naubahar Sharif who teaches science, technology and innovation [...]

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creativeLIVE Received $7.5 m Investment From Greylock Partners

creativeLIVE , a live, online classroom for creative entrepreneurs, has just announced that it has received a $7.5 million Series A investment from Greylock Partners.

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New York Univ And Codecademy To Teach Computer Programming

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The department of media, culture, and communication in NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development recently announced a partnership with Codecademy to provide a 10-week programming course this semester.

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Teacherpreneurs And the Future of Education

“… what happens when teachers think like entrepreneurs?” You get true innovation inside of the classroom. You get teacherpreneurs like Charles Best (DonorsChoose), Salman Khan (Khan Academy), and Jen Schnidman (Kickboard). I believe in order to truly change education, we need more “teacherpreneurs: classroom experts who teach while also serving as teacher education, policy researchers, community [...]

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Online Courses vs. Class Room Teaching: Self-improvement vs. Self-formation

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“At Ursinus College, where I teach, the faculty and administration work individually and collectively to help our students cultivate judgment…College should be a transformative experience for them, and they will need guidance.” “In a classroom setting, peer review can work wonders. With a teacher’s guidance, students learn to evaluate complex material, to criticize and to benefit [...]

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Hot Job Prospects In Big Data

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The Big Data revolution is creating a new breed of hybrid business IT jobs, ones that blend business knowledge and powerful IT tools to the benefit of tech-savvy line-of-business professionals.

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Free Online Course On Web Application Engineering by Udacity

Udacity, a digital university on a mission to democratize education, has launched a free online course in Web Applications Engineering. Steve Huffman, co-founder the social news site reddit.com in 2005,is the instructor and facilitator of this course.

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