In the past few years the buzz about ed tech has become persistent, especially in America
Wiping Out the Blackboard, The Economist
in Adaptive Learning, Apple, Coursera, Gates Foundation, Houghton Mifflin, Khan Academy, McGraw-Hill, MOOCs, News, Pearson | Permalink
Global market for employee training is valued at $135 billion, or $62 billion in the U.S.
Coursera Eyes Corporate Education Market, Lauren Hepler, SVBJ
in Coursera, Industry Facts, MOOCs, News | Permalink
From three (soon to be announced) partner universities, GSV Capital and Learn Capital.
Coursera Nabs $20M More, Christina Farr, VentureBeat
in Coursera, Investment, MOOCs | Permalink
UPenn survey finds most Coursera students were well educated, employed, young, male.
Online Courses Attract Degree Holders, Survey Finds, Tamar Lewin, New York Times
in Coursera, MOOCs, News | Permalink
Now there are 3 casualties among the current, over-hyped Silicon Valley EdTech Darlings.
The First Crack in the Ed Tech Hype Bubble of 2011-2013, Christopher Nyren, edreach
in 2U (2tor), Altius, Bubble, Chegg, Coursera, CourseSmart, Grockit, Inkling, Kaplan, Knewton, Kno, McGraw-Hill, Op-Ed, Pearson | Permalink
Despite much talk about the demise of the LMS market, the end is nowhere in sight.
New Data for Higher Ed LMS Market, Phil Hill, e-Literate
in Blackboard, Coursera, Desire2Learn, edX, Industry Facts, Learning Mgt Systems, News, Stats | Permalink
We predict the bottom 25% of every university tier will disappear or merge in 10-15 yrs.
Innovation Imperative: Change Everything, Clayton Christensen, Michael Horn, NYT
in Clayton Christensen, Coursera, e-Learning, General Assembly, Harvard, Higher Ed, Minerva Project, MOOCs, Op-Ed, Udacity | Permalink
Coursera partners with US Govt to create “learning hubs” around the world.
U.S. Teams Up With Coursera to Plan a Global Network, Tamar Lewin, NYT
in Coursera, edX, MOOCs, News | Permalink
What does it mean if we view students (and their data) as a resource to be mined and extracted? What's gained? What's lost? What's depleted? Who profits? Who benefits?
Student Data is the New Oil: MOOCs, Metaphor, and Money, Audrey Watters, Hack Education
in Adaptive Learning, Big Data, Coursera, Desire2Learn, Knewton, Learning Mgt Systems, MOOCs, Op-Ed, Personal Learning, Udacity, Who's Who | Permalink
Co has piloted its own open learning platform, dubbed OpenCourses, & forging partnerships.
Desire2Learn Rolls Out Edu Service to Rival Coursera & Udacity, Christina Farr, Venture Beat
in Coursera, Desire2Learn, edX, MOOCs, News, Udacity | Permalink
The full list of 26 institutions have now signed up to create courses for FutureLearn.
FutureLearn, a U.K-Led MOOC Alliance, Launches, Natasha Lomas, TechCrunch
in Coursera, MOOCs, News, Udacity | Permalink
A strong lineup of edu innovators performed for jaded journalists, Luddite faculty, and...
Kahn, Koller, Agarwal, at Schools of Tomorrow, Anya Kamenetz, Hechinger Report
in Coursera, edX, Khan Academy, Op-Ed, Who's Who | Permalink
Here are design specs for upgrading the sheepskin.
How to Fix Meaningless College Diplomas. Reid Hoffman, The New Republic
in Badges, Coursera, Higher Ed, Op-Ed, Udacity | Permalink
"Signature Track" program has garnered 25,000 signups and earned $1 million in revenue.
Coursera Hits $1M in Revenue Through Verified Certificates, Ki Mae Heussner, GigaOM
Free and open access to education is a moral imperative. This point should never get lost.
Digital Natives: A Defense of the Internet Community, Daphne Koller, NYT
in Coursera, Higher Ed, MOOCs, Op-Ed | Permalink
He will no longer teach his class out of concerns it could undermine public higher ed.
‘Star’ Coursera Prof Stops Teaching Course, Ki Mae Heussner, GigaOM
“...machine-guided learning model works for certain content, but probably not for Melville”
The Two Cultures of Education, Stanley Fish, New York Times
in Adaptive Learning, Coursera, e-Learning, Higher Ed, MOOCs, Op-Ed | Permalink
The company announced that Lila Ibrahim will assume the role of President.
Coursera Nabs New President from Kleiner Perkins, Christina Farr, VentureBeat
in Coursera, News | Permalink
Georgia Institute of Technology offers master’s in CS via MOOCs at a fraction of campus cost.
Master’s Degree Is New Frontier of Study Online, Tamar Lewin, New York Times
in Coursera, edX, Higher Ed, MOOCs, News, Udacity | Permalink
“As you go in the belly of the beast, you will run into this brick wall every single time.”
MOOCs: A Disruptive Innovation or Not?, Jim Farmer, eLiterate
in Clayton Christensen, Coursera, e-Learning, Industry Facts, MOOCs, News, Udacity | Permalink
30 open resources for K-12, postsecondary, and anytime learning.
Smart List: 30 Ways to Learn Almost Anything, Getting Smart
in Coursera, edX, Khan Academy, News, OER, Open-courseware, Top 'x' Lists, Udacity | Permalink
In our book, Private Enterprise and Public Education, Rick Hess of AEI & I address the topic.
For-Profits: Aid Or Vice In Public Education?, Michael Horn, Forbes
in Clayton Christensen, Coursera, News, Op-Ed | Permalink
Daphne Koller shares her perspective on what's ahead for the world's biggest MOOC
Koller's Course(ra) Ahead, Betsy Corcoran, edSurge
in Coursera, MOOCs, News, Who's Who | Permalink
An army of new online courses is scaring the wits out of traditional universities.
The Attack of the MOOCs, The Economist
The company has raised $65 million in a year.
Coursera Nabs $43M to Bring Online Ed to Emerging Markets, Christina Farr, VentureBeat
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