Let’s Talk Edtech: Today’s Top News

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Welcome to your Monday edition of “Let’s Talk Edtech!” Each day on Technapex, we’ll be assembling and posting the top edtech news of the week to keep you in the loop of all things education and technology related. Have a Continue reading

UC Regents Discuss Plans to Spur Growth in Online Education

Courtesy of LA Times

In the next few years, students at the University of California could take four — or about 10 percent — of their required classes online. Or at least that’s what the UC Board of Regents is hoping. After a presentation Continue reading

Experts, UC Faculty Meet to Discuss Future of Online Education

Courtesy of AP

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

The Debate Over Textbooks


Outlandishly heavy and even more outlandishly expensive, textbooks are losing a popularity contest to their digital counterparts. The verdict became somewhat official last week when U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that textbooks should soon be obsolete in the Continue reading

Gov. Brown Signs Bills to Provide Free Digital Textbooks for Students

Digital Textbooks

As a recent UC Berkeley graduate, I’ve witnessed the numerous walk-outs, protests, and riots that have occurred in the past few years surrounding budget cuts in the California education system. I remember the day in November, three years ago, of when dozens Continue reading