Guest Post We're just at the beginning of an ed-tech revolution. I believe that MOOCs are the first step, and are still struggling experiments.
One unintended use for massive open online courses, dubbed "MOOCs," is to help professors better understand the mechanics of cheating in online learning.
Coursera is partnering with publishers to make it easier for students to access e-textbooks.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan spoke frankly to a roomful of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs about the crisis in our current education system.
Udemy launches a new product for companies to help their employees pickup new skills.
NovoEd launched today to make access to courses from prestigious educational institutions available to anyone, starting with Stanford.
Eduston.tv launches an online business education portal for people in BRIC countries and reveals $1 million in seed funding.
In honor of April Fools Day, Coursera releases a class on underwater basketweaving, making education about this spiritual, artistic, and functional practice accessible to anyone with internet and a tub.
Education is already accessible online. Now it's going open source too.
A landmark bill has been proposed in the Senate to force California's universities to give credit for online classes.
Thinkful's virtual tutoring platform provides personalized training for college students in practical skills like web development and design.
Ed-tech startup Coursera has announced that 29 more schools will offer courses on its online platform, bringing its total to 62 schools.
Education startup Quad Learning helps students transition from community college to four-year universities to lower the cost of earning a bachelor's degree.
A big step forward for online education: Coursera has announced that students can now apply credit to their college degree for five of its free courses.
Online education supernova Coursera just announced that it will offer students verified certificates of completion of some of its courses.
As the San Francisco Chronicle reports, only one person from outside the UC system has taken a class.
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For the first time a brick and mortar educational institution, Antioch University, will offer Coursera MOOCs (massive open online courses) for credit as part of a bachelor's degree program. This announcement could be one of the first tremors in a seismic shift in higher education.
Coursera's slogan is "Higher education that overcomes the boundaries of geography, time, and money." Except, of course, for the state boundaries of Minnesota.
The emphasis at LFE is on getting experts who use their hands or bodies for work, like carpenters.