MasteryConnect gets funding boost


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 [...]


HBMeU Launches Social Online Learning


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 [...]


Hot Job Prospects In Big Data

Big Healthcare Data'

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.


University of Oxford’s Environmental Programs

A global program which aims to encourage the sharing of high quality information about climate science, modelling and the interpretation of climate change modelling experiments with the expertise of the University of Oxford’s Department for Continuing Education and the Met Office Hadley Centre’s PRECIS team in delivering effective online education.


Digital Campuses: “A Game Changer”!

An increasing number of the world’s students are studying for degrees without ever setting foot on campus. In the US, several Ivy League universities are putting more and more of their courses on the web, free to anyone anywhere but without offering credits. More than 55,000 students now select from the  Open University Australia‘s ( OUA) [...]


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.


Cloud Revolutionizing Distance Education

Advent of 90s, saw emerging software companies were the forerunners in online education, developing proprietary learning management systems (LMS) to serve colleges and jostling for clients. Now “cloud” computing is offering the delivery and storage of an array of computing services on the Internet coupled with the increased use of mobile devices and other changes [...]