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Computer science enrollments soared last year, rising 30%

www.computerworld.com
The number of new undergraduate computing majors in U.S. computer science departments increased more than 29% last year, a pace called "astonishing" by the Computing Research Association....
Computer science enrollments soared last year, rising 30%

Will the Internet replace traditional education?

thenextweb.com
I recently met a principal at the world’s largest school. It was a chance meeting at a community event, so you can imagine my surprise when I asked this warm, humble Indian man what he did, and he proceeded to tell me he was a principal at a school founded...
Will the Internet replace traditional education?

How technology can limit India's rampant corruption

venturebeat.com
[This post is part of a series produced for VentureBeat by Singularity University.] To combat corruption, a small group of entrepreneurs in the Indian government called the Unique Identification Authority has been rolling out a program to use biometrics — a technology that was once a hallmark of science fiction...
How technology can limit India's rampant corruption

The Race To Fill Online Classrooms Expands Overseas

www.fastcompany.com
Coursera and Edx are expanding globally, and acting locally on a "flipped classroom" model. Coursera and Edx, two platforms for Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) -- dubbed by Clay Shirky the "MP3 of Higher Ed" -- each announced today that they are expanding their reach with international partners. Coursera,...
The Race To Fill Online Classrooms Expands Overseas
Where robots fail: Why education can't just be digital

Coursera expands foreign-language classes with help of new international partners

gigaom.com
Providers of massive open online courses (MOOCs) tend to be based in elite pockets of the United States (Silicon Valley and Boston, for example), but their students increasingly come from all corners of the world. And to attract and accommodate a more global student body, online education startup Coursera on...
Coursera expands foreign-language classes with help of new international partners

Computer science enrollments rise again by 10%

www.computerworld.com
Interest in computer science continues to grow among undergrad students, who pushed enrollments up nearly 10% in the 2011-12 academic year. This marks the fourth straight year of increases....
Computer science enrollments rise again by 10%

Computer science enrollments rise 29% in 2011-12

www.computerworld.com
The number of new undergraduate computer science majors at Ph.D.-granting U.S. universities rose by more than 29% last year, an increase that the Computing Research Association called 'astonishing.'...
Computer science enrollments rise 29% in 2011-12

They Ain’t Making Any More of Them: The Great Engineering Shortage of 2012

techcrunch.com
Editor’s note: This post is authored by guest contributor Jon Bischke. Jon is a founder of Entelo and is an advisor to several startups. You can follow Jon on Twitter here. Corner any up-and-coming Kevin Systrom wanna-be and have a heart-to-heart about the challenges of building a successful company and at some point you’ll likely wander into the territory of bemoaning how...
They Ain’t Making Any More of Them: The Great Engineering Shortage of 2012

With Skillshare's online classes, instructors get shot at bigger bucks

gigaom.com
When San Franciscan Mattan Griffel taught a local class on marketing startups through Skillshare earlier this year, he made about $400 from the nearly 30 students in attendance. But now that the peer-to-peer learning startup enables instructors to offer courses online, Griffel is on the verge of pulling in $30,000 from...
With Skillshare's online classes, instructors get shot at bigger bucks

Someone is trying to poach Solavei sales reps, and the company doesn't like it one bit

www.geekwire.com
An unidentified company is looking to lure members of the Seattle area wireless service provider Solavei this holiday season. And guess what? The Solavei folks don’t like the blatant recruiting effort one bit. How do we know this? Yesterday, I got a random “robocall” on my cell phone. I didn’t pick...
Someone is trying to poach Solavei sales reps, and the company doesn't like it one bit

Schoolhouse Funk: Bootsy Collins Launches Online Education Program

www.readwriteweb.com
Legendary funk music pioneer Bootsy Collins is starting an online education program for bass players. His Funk University is now accepting enrollments, and classes start July 1. A member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Collins rose to fame playing bass with James Brown and with Parliament-Funkadelics. Sponsor...
Schoolhouse Funk: Bootsy Collins Launches Online Education Program

Apple's iTunes U Hits One Billion Downloads

allthingsd.com
A new milestone for Apple’s iTunes U, the company’s vast catalog of lectures from colleges and universities around the world. Apple said Thursday that since it debuted in 2007, iTunes U has served up more than one billion downloads. That’s a nice big number (Stanford University alone has seen more...
Apple's iTunes U Hits One Billion Downloads

Act Now. Amazon and Microsoft Launch Windows Server License Mobility Pilot

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Early this morning, we received an announcement from Amazon the company is launching a pilot for EC2 customers to allow your enterprise organizations to move existing Microsoft Windows Server licenses to Amazon and receive a proper discount for the new EC2 instance. The offer is open until September and is...
Act Now. Amazon and Microsoft Launch Windows Server License Mobility Pilot

Coursera Aims To Make America's Higher Ed System Interactive And Public, Secures $22 Million

techcrunch.com
The dream of two Stanford professors of making America’s higher education system interactive and universally accessible just got one step closer, with an extra $3.7 million in funding ($22mm total) and 13 new university partners, including Caltech and Duke. “I think the reason for the huge enrollments is that these...
Coursera Aims To Make America's Higher Ed System Interactive And Public, Secures $22 Million

Computer science enrollment continues growth, but PhDs down

arstechnica.com
Student enrollment in computer science has continued an upward trend that started last year. Total enrollment by undergrad computer science majors is up 5.5 percent over last year, a shallower recovery than the year before. However, the numbers on gender and ethnic diversity are less impressive, and the field has seen...
Computer science enrollment continues growth, but PhDs down
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