The MOOC to End All MOOCs, and Other MOOC News


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

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

EdX Doubles Its Schools with Addition of Six New Universities


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

Experts, UC Faculty Meet to Discuss Future of Online Education

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In 2010, in the midst of the state’s continued divestment from the University of California and no end to tuition hikes in sight, UC administrators hatched a plan that would bring in much-needed revenue and put the university at the Continue reading

Do Online Degrees Really Lead to Jobs?

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Everything about online classes has been questioned: will students take them? are they as effective as regular classes? will they increase cheating? Now, with a 7.8 percent unemployment rate, the question is, will they get you a job? Although online Continue reading

Texas Longhorns Join edX Online Education Platform


The online education platform edX continues its ascent cialis 5mg tablets price into the world of higher learning by adding the University of Texas to its roster. The nonprofit Harvard-MIT-Berkeley venture launched last May and HarvardX started up classes last Continue reading

Business 101: Tweeting for a Profit


The ability to disseminate information through Facebook and Twitter was once considered an annoying trait of the younger generation. Now, it’s a sought-after job skill. But even though most recent college graduates have a Facebook account, a Twitter account, or Continue reading

Women in STEM: Online Mentors Encourage Participation in Sciences


The number of women pursuing careers in STEM fields has always been lower than men, even as women surpass men in earning college degrees. With the help of an astronaut, a chemist, the chief technology officer at CISCO and hundreds Continue reading

Tweetables: This Week’s Top News That’s Fit to Share


Haven’t been keeping up with your edtech news lately? Fear not! Technapex presents “Tweetables,” our roundup of the week’s top shareable #edtech articles.  With $1.3M from 500 Startups & Others, Chalkable Launches an App Store for Schools TechCrunch reports on Continue reading

UC Berkeley Joins edX Free Online Class Platform


Two months ago we covered Harvard and MIT’s online course venture, the nonprofit partnership known as edX. The University of California Berkeley has jumped on board this month, bringing a West Coast flavor to the free online venture pioneered by Continue reading