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Online education for the pros: Udemy launches corporate training tools

Stanford to Work With edX Open-Source Learning Platform

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Stanford University has helped spawn much online learning activity (see our D10 interview with its president), but the school itself is now throwing its weight behind the open-source, not-for-profit edX platform, which was founded last year by Harvard and MIT. This is more complicated than you might think it would...
Stanford to Work With edX Open-Source Learning Platform

Online education gets legit: California bill would give college credit

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A bill is under consideration in the Senate that would force California’s public colleges and universities to give credit for online courses. It’s not clear whether it will pass, but the bill appears to already have achieved a desired consequence in sparking debate. Darrell Steinberg, the president pro tem...
Online education gets legit: California bill would give college credit

Online education could get big boost from Calif. bill backing web classes for credit

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Online courses are racking up the cred.  In the last few months, providers of massive open online courses (MOOCs) have won partnerships and pilot programs with universities, as well as credit equivalency approval from the American Council on Education. But a new state bill in California could give online courses...
Online education could get big boost from Calif. bill backing web classes for credit

Former Homestead Founder Returns to SV Curious -- And With $7.5 Million in Funding

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Justin Kitch — the founder and CEO of Web 1.0′s Homestead small-business site that was sold to Intuit in 2007 — is returning with Curious, a lifelong learning startup aimed at connecting teachers and students on “subjects as varied as salsa dancing, integral solving, pipe soldering, jewelry making and...
Former Homestead Founder Returns to SV Curious -- And With $7.5 Million in Funding
New online course encourages students to cheat... for science

How Dev Bootcamp Is Transforming Education To Focus On "Extreme Employability"

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Michael Staton is an Entrepreneur in Residence at Learn Capital and a Community Advisor to NewSchools Venture Fund EdTech. He is the founder and Chief Evangelist of Inigral, and is currently mapping the market of innovation in education. He has been sharing an office part time with Dev Bootcamp. Six...
How Dev Bootcamp Is Transforming Education To Focus On "Extreme Employability"

TeachStreet Launches Decision Engine For GMAT And GRE Test Takers

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With the partnership with Kaplan and others, TeachStreet will be introducing websites geared specifically at students preparing for two of of the most popular graduate school admissions examinations, the GMAT and GRE. The new specialty sites will provide free tools to build an individualized study plan, customized to a...
TeachStreet Launches Decision Engine For GMAT And GRE Test Takers
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