Pearson, Microsoft, and Barnes & Noble Join Forces to Form an “Online Education Dream Team”

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Last week, Pearson, Microsoft, and Barnes & Noble announced a partnership that, according to the Wall Street cialis generic online Journal, have analysts saying the three companies are poised to become an “online education dream team.” Pearson will invest $89.5 Continue reading

Digital Tutor LearnSmart Surpasses One Million Users

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LearnSmart, an adaptive learning program that brings a personalized digital tutor to the phones and computers of college students, has surpassed one million users, making it one of the most widely-used such programs in higher education. The program, which students Continue reading

Study: Teachers Have Mixed Views of Technology in Classroom

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Even while teachers acknowledge the opportunities technology has brought to the classroom, they are conflicted about its full effects, according to a study from the Pew Internet & American Life Project. The conflict is clearly evident in the numbers. Majorities believed that Continue reading

Infographic: MOOCs Make College Degrees Free

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Allison Morris from OnlineCourses.org recently published an infographic that looks at the skyrocketing cots of higher ed and how massive open online courses (MOOCs) may make college degrees free in the future. We’ve written recently about the debate surrounding the Continue reading

Stanford Event: “The Rise of the Rock Star Teacher”

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Attention Bay Area educators and edtechies! Tomorrow night (October 9), Stanford University’s School of Education will be hosting an event at CERAS Auditorium from 6-7:30 p.m. Adrian Sannier, senior vice president for product at Pearson Education, will be giving a Continue reading

SXSWedu and Digital Content Galore

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SXSWedu is coming soon in early March and will be the second annual conference dedicated to exploring what’s next in education. This year, Digital Content is at the heart of the discussion. With information becoming more easily accessible, digital technology Continue reading