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Learnable - online learning for web designers and developers

Crowdsourced Learning Platform Udemy Raises $3 Million From Lightbank And Others Groupon investors Eric Lefkofsky and Brad Keywell have led a $3 million Series A vote in Udemy, an online platform that allows anyone to host and learn from online classes. 500 Startups and MHS Capital also participated in the round. 2014 Top 100 Animation School Programs in the U.S. Did You Know.....The Art Institutes offer degree programs in animation, graphic design, game art & design, game programing and others at dozens of campuses across the US. Learn more about the Art Institute campus near you. Our 2014 list of the Top 100 Animation School Programs in the US. For an explanation of ranking criteria, click here. 1.

Web Design and Web Development Training Instructor Led and Self Directed Instructor Led Web Project Management Essentials Course This course is a six-session Web Project Management that provides a Web professional with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of Web Project Management and insight on how to continue to keep current about Web Project Management best practices and technologies. iversity is a platform for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). MOOCs offer unprecedented opportunities for students and professors alike. We believe that open courses can make a difference by enabling students from all over the world to take courses from professors all over the world. Conversely open courses enable professors to extend their reach by teaching tens of thousands of students worldwide. Access to education can both vastly improve people’s lives and bring about real change to communities as a whole. This is why our courses are free to everyone.

Schools with Motion Graphics Programs: How to Choose Programs in motion graphics, also known as motion graphic design, instruct students in media, visual design and computer animation with the goal of preparing them for visual, graphic-related career opportunities. In general, these programs are technologically progressive and heavily computer-based, and some have faculty who are themselves professionals in the field. How to Select a Motion Graphics Program

Screw University, Course Hero Curates YouTube Into Free Business and Coding Classes You can learn just about anything from YouTube…if you’re willing to dig through millions of videos. Luckily, Course Hero has done the work for you, offering coherent classes by hosting collections of the best educational YouTube videos and other content. The newly launched courses section of the eduTech startup’s site now has classes in entrepreneurship, business plan development, and programming in a variety of languages. Meanwhile, Course Hero offers crowdsourced study guides, tutoring, and flashcards. Online tech education startup Treehouse raises $7 million Dive Summary: Portland-based online tech education startup Treehouse closed a $7 million investment round led by Kaplan Ventures on Tuesday morning. Described by founder and chief executive Ryan Carson as the trade school of the future, Treehouse was founded in 2011 and offers online courses on tech subjects like Web design, programming languages and mobile apps for around $25 a month.

Ex-Stanford Teacher’s New Startup Brings University-Level Education To All [TCTV] Using Khan Academy as inspiration, Sebastian Thrun decided to bring his Stanford class on artificial intelligence online. Anyone could sign up for free. And 160,000 people from around the world did. He saw the power of creating interactive lectures and distributing them for free.

With $25M From Benchmark And Larry Summers Advising, Can Minerva Build An Online Ivy? Well, we’ve said it before: Technology is changing education. It’s flipping the classroom, bringing instructional videos to the masses, and dragging online higher education into legitimacy. Investors have begun to hear the call, as was evidenced today when Benchmark Capital made its largest seed investment to date — $25 million — in a startup/university called The Minerva Project. Sure, it’s not quite the $41 million Color raised pre-launch, but it’s certainly head-turning for an education startup. Hopefully it can avoid the rough early start and crushing expectations that come along with big seed rounds. To help it take flight, the startup is announcing that Larry Summers, former Harvard President and U.S.

Online Education Startup Coursera Lands $16M From Kleiner & NEA, Adds John Doerr To Its Board It has already been a year since Peter Thiel called public attention to the bubble growing in American higher education. Yet, the cost of receiving a college degree in the U.S. has continued to grow, as student debt in the U.S. today has pushed north of $1 trillion, with the average debt per student standing at more than $25,000. With the current fiscal trajectory of our educational system now unsustainable, an infusion of new blood has begun to enter the space, and a growing number of startups and entrepreneurs have turned their focus to upgrading education’s legacy infrastructure. In turn, investors now seem ready to provide edtech companies with the type of capital that has typically been reserved for consumer businesses. The latest example of this trend is the Mountain View-based Coursera, one of a growing set of edtech startups looking to combat the rising costs now endemic to higher education with smart, scalable, web-based solutions.