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Online Learning Technology

A Look at Coursera, The Shaw Academy and Lynda.com: Which One Stands Out?

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 06.19.2015 | Education
Jonha Revesencio

Schools all over the world have recognized the importance of integrating an online platform into their curriculum. However, choosing the right online course provider is just as important as choosing which subject area to study.

Oprah, Zuckerberg and My Workforce Skills Aha Moment

Emad Rizkalla | Posted 04.18.2015 | Business
Emad Rizkalla

Some call it the Eureka Moment. Oprah calls it the Aha Moment. Whatever you call it, you'll know it when it happens. It is that moment when, after pondering a dilemma, the solution appears clear and in focus.

New Ideas About Online Community.. From Africa

Katrin Macmillan | Posted 10.25.2014 | Impact
Katrin Macmillan

Part of the excitement of expanding access is not just that we're connecting people, but we're developing a new and better way to think about online community.

Online Ed -- Getting it Right

Richard V. Hurley | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Richard V. Hurley

A lot is being written and said about online education these days, and liberal arts and sciences institutions should pay close attention. Most univer...

How MOOCs Can Bridge the STEM Gap

Wendy Drexler | Posted 05.21.2013 | College
Wendy Drexler

Through MOOCs, colleges and universities can expose young students to a wide range of curriculum and topics that aren't readily available at most secondary schools.

It's Time to Flip Our Classrooms

Michal Tsur | Posted 05.01.2013 | Technology
Michal Tsur

There has been a lot of recent buzz around the concept of the "flipped classroom," and for good reason: The traditional classroom format doesn't seem to be working for America's youth.

YouTube: My DIY Consultant

Next Avenue | Posted 12.13.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Leah Rozen Searching for a pasta recipe online and discovering so much more If a picture is worth a thousand word...

Researchers: Create System To Evaluate Education Technology

Posted 09.27.2012 | Education

In a new paper for The Hamilton Project, Duke University’s Aaron Chatterji and Northwestern’s Benjamin Jones propose establishing a third-party ra...

A World to Change

Stephen Downes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Stephen Downes

There is no secret sauce or pixie dust that will repair an unsustainable system. If we want to ensure that learning is provided to all, we need to rethink the basic premises of the education system.