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, […]

Minerva’s Innovative Platform Makes Quality Higher Ed Personal and Affordable [Vander Ark]

Minerva’s Innovative Platform Makes Quality Higher Ed Personal and Affordable — from linkedin.com by Tom Vander Ark Excerpt: The first external partner, the Hong Kong […]

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 […]

Five key trends for professional and continuing education leaders in the next five years [Schroeder]

Five key trends for professional and continuing education leaders in the next five years — from evolllution.com by Ray Schroeder Excerpts: Higher education is on […]

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 […]

Massive Online Courses Find A New Audience With Continuing Medical Education [Johnson]

Massive Online Courses Find A New Audience With Continuing Medical Education — from edsurge.com by Sydney Johnson Excerpt: Applications are surging for New York University’s School of Medicine […]

“MOOCs are dead, welcome MOOC-based degrees” plus “Coursera, edX, Udacity grew their businesses by 20%+ in 2018”

MOOCs are dead, welcome MOOC-based degrees — from iblnews.org   Coursera, edX, Udacity grew their businesses by over 20% in 2018 — from iblnews.org   Also see: Reinventing […]

The top learning trends for 2019: Towards a digital-human workforce [Shelley Osborne]

The top learning trends for 2019: Towards a digital-human workforce — from hrdive.com; a sponsored posting by Shelley Osborne, Head of L&D at Udemy Excerpt: […]

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

From DSC: I agree with futurist Thomas Frey: “I’ve been predicting that by 2030 the largest company on the internet is going to be an […]

“Affordable and at-scale” [Schroeder] + “Trends for the future of education with Jeff Selingo” [Steelcase]

Affordable and at-scale — from insidehighered.com by Ray Schroeder Affordable degrees at scale have arrived. The momentum behind this movement is undeniable, and its impact […]

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 […]

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