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 […]

Will we see more of this bringing F2F Ss together w/ remote Ss? Could this help lower the price of obtaining a degree? [Christian]

From DSC: First a posting that got me to wondering about something that I’ve previously wondered about from time to time… College of Business unveils […]

Cambridge library installation gives readers control of their sensory space [Schoenbaum]

Cambridge library installation gives readers control of their sensory space — from cambridge.wickedlocal.com by Hannah Schoenbaum Excerpts: A luminous igloo-shaped structure in the front room […]

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 […]

Reflections on “Cut the curriculum” [Richardson; K-12 focused]

Cut the curriculum — from willrichardson.com by Will Richardson Excerpt: Here’s an idea: A Minimal Viable Curriculum (MVC). That’s what Christian Talbot over at Basecamp is […]

10 predictions for tech in 2019 [Rudder]

10 predictions for tech in 2019 — from enterprisersproject.com by Carla Rudder IT leaders look at the road ahead and predict what’s next for containers, […]

Personal reflections on “Teachers urged to instill assignments with ‘choice and relevancy’” [Schaffhauser]

Teachers urged to instill assignments with ‘choice and relevancy’ — from thejournal.com by Dian Schaffhauser Excerpt (emphasis DSC): A new report from the Education Trust looks at the role […]

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 […]

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, […]

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