In case it’s a helpful reminder: 6-9 minutes is the optimal length for a video

Optimal Video Length for Student Engagement — from blog.edx.org by Candace Hazlett and Philip Guo Excerpt: In this first post, I’ll share some preliminary results […]

DC: Precursor to a next gen learning platform…? Another piece is falling into place.

DC: Precursor to a next gen learning platform…? I think it's one of the pieces of the puzzle that's coming together. Google just revealed that […]

Coming down the pike: A next generation, global learning platform [Christian]

From DSC: Though we aren’t quite there yet, the pieces continue to come together to build a next generation learning platform that will help people […]

The Rise of Do-It-Yourself Education [Schroeder]

The Rise of Do-It-Yourself Education — from insidehighered.com by Ray Schroeder Do it yourself is more than just a trend for crafts and home improvements […]

DC: In the future…will there be a “JustWatch” or a “Suppose” for learning-related content?

Coursera offers its 3,600-course catalog to non-affiliated universities [ibleducation.com]

Coursera offers its 3,600-course catalog to non-affiliated universities — from ibleducation.com Excerpt: Coursera announced Coursera for Campus on October 3. This initiative is designed to […]

Reflections on “DIY Mindset Reshaping Education” [Schaffhauser]

DIY Mindset Reshaping Education — from campustechnology.com by Dian Schaffhauser Excerpt: A do-it-yourself mindset is changing the face of education worldwide, according to new survey […]

5 Reasons Why BU’s $24K MBA Is A Big Deal [Kim]

5 Reasons Why BU’s $24K MBA Is A Big Deal — from insidehighered.com by Joshua Kim Why I’m intrigued. Excerpt: The newly announced $24K BU MBA, […]

Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends 2019 Report

Excerpts:   From DSC: That last one reminded me of why I think the Living from the Living [Class] Room vision is so powerful…  

To attract talent, corporations turn to MOOCs [Tyler Millward]

To attract talent, corporations turn to MOOCs — from edsurge.com by by Wade Tyler Millward Excerpt: When executives at tech giants Salesforce and Microsoft decided […]

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 […]

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