MOOC Madness Reflection: A Student’s View from Inside UC Berkeley

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After attending the Technapex’s MOOC Madness event last Monday, I found myself both excited about the potential MOOCs have to expand the reach of higher education, as well as slightly sore about some of the assumptions that were made about Continue reading

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

Tonight! MOOC Madness: Technapex’s Panel on Online Education

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We couldn’t be more excited for our fantastic mixer and panel tonight! MOOC Madness: Technapex’s Panel on Online Education is a happy hour event to discuss the recent hype around MOOCs and online education in higher education. The MOOC Madness mixer will Continue reading

UC Berkeley, edX Join Technapex’s MOOC Madness Panel

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MOOC Madness: Technapex’s Panel on Online Education is a mere two weeks away, and we’re thrilled to announce two additional participants joining our panel. Inna Lisker with edX (non-profit online education technology company and MOOC provider) through Berkeley’s Research Center Continue reading

Tweetables: Weekly Edtech News Fit to Tweet

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Boston is in our hearts this week as the fallout of the Boston Marathon bombing unfolds. So as not to interrupt ongoing news updates, we will not be tweeting our weekly news bits today. Technapex presents “Tweetables,” our roundup of Continue reading

New Credentials: What’s Next in Online Education

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Today’s guest post is by Nick Gidwani, founder of SkilledUp.com, the Internet’s leading source of information on online courses, with over 50,000 courses from over 200 providers available in every subject. Nick previously worked at Bain Capital and WebMD, and Continue reading

Cardinal Online: Stanford University and edX Announce New Collaboration

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Add another school to team edX. Less than a month after releasing of their XBlock SDK on the path to genericcialis-2getrx.com becoming a fully open source online learning platform, Stanford has announced that they will be collaborating with cialis to Continue reading

EdX Opens Up Online Learning Platform, Releases Source Code

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Forget March Madnees — it’s MOOC Madness in the world of education; it seems like every day there is breaking news about online open courses or commentary from professors and policy makers weighing in on legislation around MOOCs. Some of Continue reading

50K students [including Robert Metcalfe] Taking MOOC Get a Homework Extension

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It’s week five of edX’s 6.00x: MIT’s Intro to Computer Science MOOC.  I’ll give a review when the course is finished, but in the meantime I wanted to provide two interim tidbits. The first: co-creator of the Ethernet protocol and Continue reading

EdX Doubles Its Schools with Addition of Six New Universities

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Harvard and MIT’s not-for-profit online learning company edX announced last night the addition of six new universities to join their platform of free online and blended courses. This addition gives an international flavor to their company, expanding from U.S. universities to Continue reading