The MOOC to End All MOOCs, and Other MOOC News

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We’re pleased to share that last night’s MOOC Madness panel on online education was a big hit! Our stellar panelists each brought their own interesting insights and unique perspectives to the discussion, and we want to thank all of our Continue reading

Early Bird Admission Ends Tomorrow for MOOC Madness: Technapex’s Panel on Online Education

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MOOC Madness: Technapex’s Panel on Online Education is fewer than two weeks away, and Early Bird Admission ends tomorrow. You can purchase discounted tickets until tomorrow evening at midnight (PDT) here. Join us at Runway SF (1355 Market Street, inside the Continue reading

How Technology Will Impact Higher Ed in 2013

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Yesterday we linked to Hack Education’s series, which looks back on 2012′s top trends in edtech. Today we decided we’d look forward into 2013, and are sharing Forbes’ “5 Ways Technology Will Impact Higher Ed in 2013” article by Chris Continue reading

Twenty Colleges Agree to Recruit KIPP Students

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This year 20 top universities, including Georgetown, Brown, Duke, Syracuse, and Pennsylvania pledged to recruit more alumni from the charter network Knowledge Is Power Program, or KIPP, which focuses on providing education for underprivileged students in both rural and urban Continue reading

Education in Obama’s Convention Speech

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Last night, President Obama delivered his speech at the Democratic National Convention. He covered the economy and jobs, energy, debt, medicare, taxes and foreign policy.  Here’s what he said on education: You can choose a future where more Americans have Continue reading