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Berkeley Contributes Online-Learning Platform to edX - Wired Campus The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University have each contributed $30-million to the edX online-learning program, but a third university will provide technology instead. The University of California at Berkeley is bringing a new online platform to the project.
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Earlier this week, online education startup Coursera said it added twelve new university partners and raised an additional $6 million . How education startup Coursera may profit from free courses
Consortium of Colleges Takes Online Education to New Level Even before the expansion, Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng , the founders of Coursera, said it had registered 680,000 students in 43 courses with its original partners, Michigan, Princeton, Stanford and the University of Pennsylvania.
A Video Critique of Khan Academy | Wired Science This is a great idea. Dan Meyer and Justin Reich are sponsoring the MTT2K Prize .
Online education startups: a field guide Online education is on a tear. Every few weeks or so, it seems like yet another startup offering online classes announces a multimillion dollar funding round. This week, San Francisco-based UniversityNow, which provides affordable higher education degrees online, said it raised $17.3 million .
Faculty members are far less excited by, and more fearful of, the recent growth of online education than are academic technology administrators, according to a new study by Inside Higher Ed and the Babson Survey Research Group. But professors are hardly the luddites many still assume them to be. Conflicted: Faculty and Online Education, 2012
Stanford President Hennessy and Khan Academy Founder Khan (Video) - Liz Gannes - D10 Stanford President John Hennessy and Khan Academy founder Salman Khan are coming at online education from very different angles — one is an elite institution being shaken up by experiments, the other is a widely loved upstart that’s increasingly being used in traditional schools.
Top Schools from Berkeley to Yale Now Offer Free Online Courses On average, it will cost $55,600 to attend Princeton, Penn, Michigan or Stanford next year.
The Internet is revolutionizing education , as several companies and organizations disrupt the online education space including Open Yale, Open Culture, Khan Academy, Academic Earth, P2PU, Skillshare, Scitable and Skype in the Classroom. Coursera Raises $16 Million To Bring Free Online Education to Millions
<img alt="Photo: Sam Comen" src="/wiredscience/wp-content/gallery/20-04/ff_aiclass_f.jpg" title="Feature" width="660"/> Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig in the basement of Thrun's guesthouse, where they record class videos.
Khan Academy and the Effectiveness of Science Videos | Action-Reaction This must-watch video is from our friend Derek Muller , physics educator and science video blogger.
Khan Academy announced this morning that it has raised $5 million from the O'Sullivan Foundation (a foundation created by Irish engineer and investor Sean O'Sullivan ). Khan Academy Gets $5 Million to Expand Faculty & Platform & to Build a Physical School
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