MIT’s Free Creative Class For Creative Learners

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An online experiment, learning by the seats of our pants … with you! This  free Learning Creative Learning course from the MIT Media Lab is a BIG experiment. For the first time, MIT Media Lab has opened the course to online participants.  Though the course starts on February 11th, but the sign-ups close on Friday the [...]

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MasteryConnect gets funding boost

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Recently, MasteryConnect  raised $4.1 million in series A financing, a round that will remain open for the next month or so. Catamount Ventures led the investment, while the second-largest chunk came from the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, with contributions from Deborah Quazzo of GSV Advisors and existing investor, LearnCapital. The new round adds to [...]

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HBMeU Launches Social Online Learning

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UAE-based Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University (HBMeU) has launched its Social Online Learning (SOL) initiative through the social networking site Facebook. The move is part of the University’s strategy to expand its core academic offerings to include competitively-priced social online learning services that feature training courses in math, science, information technology, English language, business skills and [...]

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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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Anywhere, Anytime, Now In Any Language Learning

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In a bid to remove the last big hurdle towards universalizing of education, Coursera has joined hands with crowdsourced captioning service provider, Amara . Under the agreements, Amara will translate and transcribe Coursera’s courses in dozens of languages.

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Hybrid Learning: Project-based Online Learning With In-person Workshops

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Hybrid Learning combines project-based online learning with in-person workshops. Skillshare is taking the lead in this direction. It has just launched hybrid classes. Skillshare’s mission is to create a better way to learn real world skills.

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IGNOU Launches Online Course On Biodiversity

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) launched an online Appreciation Programme on Sustainable Management of Biodiversity (APSMB) and also announced about the PG Certificate on Climate Change and Sustainable Development.

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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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IGNOU Invites Applications For Distance Courses

Indira Gandhi National Open University has invited applications for all its distance courses. The last date for Masters of Computer Application (MCA), Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA), Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) and all other certificate programmes is June 15.

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