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Online Universities 2.0: Taking Education to the Next Level -- Worldwide

Dominik Knoll | Posted 05.12.2014 | College
Dominik Knoll

Learning is now like ordering food in a restaurant, one class at a time. By offering free online classes to anyone in the world, the virtual universities have managed to bring together the world-wide student community, under a single roof.

Virginia's First Statewide Virtual School May Soon Be Closing

Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.02.2013 | DC

Virginia’s largest and first statewide virtual school may soon close, as the Carroll County School Board recently voted to end its partnership with ...

MOOCs and What Makes a Class?

Jonathan Haber | Posted 05.25.2013 | College
Jonathan Haber

The bull sessions and hallway discussions of the physical college environment are replaced by online forums, social networks and video conferencing in the MOOC environment. And like reading, discussion largely boils down to a numbers game.

MOOCs and the Myths of Dropout Rates and Certification

Dr. Keith Devlin | Posted 05.02.2013 | College
Dr. Keith Devlin

With MOOCs, we have a very different entity in our midst. MOOCs are a very different kind of educational package, and they need different metrics -- metrics that we do not yet know how to construct.

Minnesota Bans Free Online Education Provider Coursera

Posted 10.19.2012 | Education

In a move that has many scratching their heads, Minnesota’s Office of Higher Education has banned Coursera — an educational technology startup tha...

Let's Make the Human Right to Education a Reality -- A Call to Keyboards

Hannes Klöpper | Posted 03.30.2012 | Impact
Hannes Klöpper

It is proven that the standard university lecture is ineffective and that there are better ways to teach students. We need to build communities around content!

Video Interview: With Jeff Fernandez CEO of Grovo

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

The Roadmap is a weekly show by founders Zev Mo Green and Ramon B. Nuez Jr., where they interview NYC-based companies and business leaders. They a...