Coursera raises $103 million to prepare online learners for the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ [Sawers]

Coursera raises $103 million to prepare online learners for the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ — from venturebeat.com by Paul Sawers Excerpts (emphasis DSC): Founded in 2012, […]

The Growing Profile of Non-Degree Credentials: Diving Deeper into ‘Education Credentials Come of Age’ [Gallagher]

The Growing Profile of Non-Degree Credentials: Diving Deeper into ‘Education Credentials Come of Age’ — from evolllution.com by Sean Gallagher Higher education is entering a […]

Is Thomas Frey right? “…by 2030 the largest company on the internet is going to be an education-based company that we haven’t heard of yet.”

From a fairly recent e-newsletter from edsurge.com — though I don’t recall the exact date (emphasis DSC): New England is home to some of the most […]

For a next gen learning platform: A Netflix-like interface to check out potential functionalities / educationally-related “apps” [Christian]

From DSC: In a next generation learning system, it would be sharp/beneficial to have a Netflix-like interface to check out potential functionalities that you could […]

LinkedIn Learning Opens Its Platform (Slightly) [Young]

LinkedIn Learning Opens Its Platform (Slightly) — from edsurge by Jeff Young Excerpt (emphasis DSC): A few years ago, in a move toward professional learning, […]

2 items re: AI’s potential impact/place within education

Robots won’t replace instructors, 2 Penn State educators argue. Instead, they’ll help them be ‘more human.’ — from edsurge.com by Tina Nazerian Excerpt: Specifically, it […]

“Augmented Reality (AR) in healthcare will be revolutionary” [Dr. Bertalan Meskó] + other postings related to extended reality (XR)

Augmented Reality In Healthcare Will Be Revolutionary — from medicalfuturist.com Excerpts: 1) Augmented reality can save lives through showing defibrillators nearby 2) Google Glass might […]

Reflections on “Inside Amazon’s artificial intelligence flywheel” [Levy]

Inside Amazon’s artificial intelligence flywheel — from wired.com by Steven Levy How deep learning came to power Alexa, Amazon Web Services, and nearly every other […]

To higher ed: When the race track is going 180mph, you can’t walk or jog onto the track. [Christian]

From DSC: When the race track is going 180mph, you can’t walk or jog onto the track.  What do I mean by that?  Consider this […]

Coursera’s CEO on the Evolving Meaning of ‘MOOC’ [Schaffhauser]

Coursera’s CEO on the Evolving Meaning of ‘MOOC’ — from by Dian Schaffhauser When you can bring huge numbers of students together with lots of […]

What is a learning ecosystem? And how does it support corporate strategy? [Eudy]

What is a learning ecosystem? And how does it support corporate strategy? — from ej4.com by Ryan Eudy Excerpt: A learning ecosystem is a system of people, […]

How blockbuster MOOCs could shape the future of teaching [Young]

How blockbuster MOOCs could shape the future of teaching — from edsurge.com by Jeff Young Excerpt: There isn’t a New York Times bestseller list for […]

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