Much-Amended Online Education Bill Passes in California Senate: This Is Not a Bad Thing

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Last week, the hotly debated online education bill introduced in February by Senator Darrell Steinberg passed unanimously by California state senators. The bill establishes the California Virtual Campus grant, which will provide funding to faculty willing to create and offer Continue reading

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

Full Length Video from MOOC Madness: Technapex’s Panel on Online Education

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The madness continues! For those of you who missed our MOOC Madness panel on online education or simply want to relive it, you can now watch the full-length video recap. The event, hosted by TriplePoint and Technapex, took place on Monday, Continue reading

Tweetables: Weekly Edtech News Fit to Tweet

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Technapex presents “Tweetables,” our roundup of the week’s top #edtech articles that are good enough to tweet. Follow us on Twitter: @Technapex Khan Academy to Focus on Common Core Math with Private Grant @KhanAcademy receives $2.2M private grant to align 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 Continue reading

Georgia Tech Now Offers A Computer Science Master’s Degree Online

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Just in time for Technapex’s upcoming MOOC Madness event, Georgia Tech announced on Tuesday that they will offer a master’s degree in computer science that can be earned entirely through online courses. To receive credit for the master’s, you’ll need 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

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

Instructional Video Platform for Spanish Speakers, TareasPlus, Launches New Educational Exchange

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How long does it take a student to learn how to multiply fractions, solve quadratic equations or balance chemical reactions? Well, that varies from student to student, and while it may take one student 10 minutes to master a Die Continue reading

Announcing MOOC Madness: Technapex’s Panel on Online Education

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Join us at Runway SF (a new incubator and event space on 1355 Market Street, 4th floor — inside the Twitter building) on Monday, May 20 from 6:30-9 p.m. for MOOC Madness: Technapex’s Panel on Online Education. We’re thrilled to announce Continue reading