Serve up Some YouTube EDU This Summer

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The lazy days of summer are upon us, and as fourth of July approaches, that means only one thing for students: school’s out! While the much-discussed summer slide teachers and parents worry students will experience may very well be a 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

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

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We don’t want to stop the madness just yet — that’s why we’re posting video highlights of Monday’s MOOC Madness panel on online education to our blog today. The event, hosted by TriplePoint and Technapex, included a panel discussion on 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

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

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

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

Business 101: Tweeting for a Profit

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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