Desire2Learn’s CEO John Baker told me doesn’t plan to shutter the product post-acquistition. Instead, he’ll hire about 20 more engineers to join Knowillage, and open a Vancouver office.
At a press conference today, San Jose State University announced it would be expanding its online course offering, and opening a facility for adaptive and blended learning.
Educational game company DreamBox Learning, which was acquired in part by Netflix chief Reed Hastings, has raised a new $11 million round.
Knewton, a company that provides personalized help to boost scores on tests such as the GMAT, is taking online education to the next level: It will now power actual university math programs for Arizona State University (ASU) students.