Queen Rania Al Abdullah has taken a personal interest in the MOOc trend. She believes it will benefit minority groups in the Arab World, especially young women.
Editor’s Pick Penelope Trunk has always been about careers. And she’s always been about off-the-wall suggestions, wacky ideas, and colorful ways of expressing them. Her new startup, Quistic, is exactly like her.
Quistic is a career-building online learning site focused on people who are not like you.
Need some lecture notes? How about an exam guide, or perhaps a video tutorial on Statistics 220 exam at the University of Toronto?
Let’s call it the Jerry McGuire strategy: Help me help you.
Learn with Homer is a new learning app developed by an education reformer and mother of three daughters. It can teach kids to read and exposes them to history, science, and other subjects.
The startup said it’s closing in on a million students and serves up more than 8,000 courses. But the real stunner is the money earned by the site’s top instructors.
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.
Guest Post What I’m here to say today is that education is being transformed by technology. The future is here, but educators and deans, the ones who hold the gauntlet, are choosing not to believe it.
Ed-tech startup Coursera has announced that 29 more schools will offer courses on its online platform, bringing its total to 62 schools.
With its new features, the online tutoring startup is moving into the realm of personalized learning.
Andreesen Horowitz wants to help Udacity create the future of online learning, so it’s investing $15 million in the venture.
After launching Learnist on the web back in May for beta testers, today Grockit is releasing free Learnist iPhone and iPad apps, which will make the social learning service just about anywhere.
StormWind isn’t just a 1984 single by Swedish heavy metal outfit Europe. Nor is it merely a human kingdom in the MMORPG World of Warcraft. It’s also an online IT and bespoke-training company that’s just closed a $4 million funding round.
Guest Post Knewton, an online test-prep startup, just raised $12.5 million in funding from FirstMark Capital. An admirable feat. So forgive my skepticism.