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Online Learning Service Platzi Wants To Teach You Useful Tech Skills

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Article from TechCrunch: A couple of things about online learning service Platzi immediately set it apart from the other companies in Y Combinator’s latest batch. First, it is from Latin America — Colombia to be precise. Second, it is profitable. That’s right, it’s already making money. Online learning is hardly a new concept, but two-year-old Platzi [...]

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Crowdsourcing Drives Latest Disruptive Tech in Online Language Learning

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Article from Forbes: “I’ve logged over 2 million miles. I have developed a very deep appreciation for not only languages but the culture that is behind the language and what it takes to be successful,”  said Mike Elchik, co-founder of free online language learning platform WeSpeke, in a recent interview.  Elchik formed a business by [...]

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Lawrence Tech of Southfield ranked 18th nationwide for online master’s degree …

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Article from The Oakland Press: The online graduate school guide “Best Master’s Programs” has ranked Lawrence Technological University of Southfield, 18th in the top 50 nationwide for online master’s degrees in engineering. The rankings, which can be viewed at bestmastersprograms.org, are based on an equal weight of program quality, as measured by U.S. News & [...]

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Log on and learn: The tech geeks working to transform Africa’s education

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Article from CNN: Kolawole Olajide founded Funda, an e-learning tool with four other young graduates Offers students short courses with flexibility ,remote access through South African schools Olajide says success is due to a strong founding team, playing to strengths Hopes to become a major education technology provider in Africa Every week, African Start-Up follows [...]

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High tech, higher ed — UNF to offer online degree in 3 in-demand programs

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Article from Business Journal: Enlarge Photo Bet Noire Catherine Byerly Digital Producer- Jacksonville Business Journal >> Read the full article Related News: Suggested Items: Preschool and Kindergarten Learning Games Free A Guide to Online Course Design: Strategies for Student SuccessThis book offers a much-needed resource for faculty and professional staff to build quality online courses [...]

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With new CTO, online learning site lynda.com looks to up its game — Tech News …

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Article from GigaOM: Online learning site lynda.com on Monday announced that it had hired Frits Habermann as its new CTO. The former PopCap and Adobe executive will oversee the expansion of the company’s cloud infrastructure and build out new mobile and international platforms. In the last year, a new crop of online learning upstarts, such [...]

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Tech working toward ‘true’ $10000 degree goal

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Article from LubbockOnline.com: Recent attempts by Texas university systems to meet Gov. Rick Perry’s 2011 challenge to develop undergraduate degree programs for under $ 10,000 appear to play a shell game by requiring extensive coursework prior to college enrollment in order to meet the $ 10,000 goal. Texas Tech has a plan in the works [...]

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Ivy Tech to expand degree offerings

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Article from Bizjournals.com: The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has approved Ivy Tech Community College    Ivy Tech Community College Latest from The Business Journals Ivy Tech to launch corporate training initiativeIvy Tech has record enrollment >> Read the full article Related News: Suggested Items: Learning Resources Money Bags A Coin Value GameLearning valuable money [...]

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Ed Tech Glossary Clarifies E-Learning Terms

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Article from T.H.E. Journal: Advocacy | News Ed Tech Glossary Clarifies E-Learning Terms iNACOL, the International Association for K-12 Online Learning, has launched a publication called the Online Learning Definitions Project, a compendium of ed tech terms related to online and blended learning. iNACOL is a non-profit advocacy and research organization that focuses on issues [...]

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Affordable online degree completion program launched by Ark. Tech

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Article from Today’s THV: RUSSELVILLE, Ark. (KTHV) – According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Arkansas is ranked 49th in the country for adults with bachelor’s degrees. Arkansas Tech University is committed to changing that statistic through its online Accelerated Degree Program, aimed at providing adult Arkansans who have earned some college credit, but have not [...]

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