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Online competency-based education

Following up from my previous post on my experience with Coursera, here are a few links of interest (mostly) relating to online education, with a focus on “competency-based education”, i.e., education directed specifically at teaching people to become competent at one or more tasks or disciplines: 595 more words


Why Be an Online Learner?

The twenty-first century has witnessed the growing popularity of accomplishing all of life’s tasks online. It has made our life much simpler. Previously we used to read textbooks. 664 more words

Education News

Online Higher Education is Improving Quality Ratings

Dramatic statements claim colleges as we know them are doomed because technology has empowered massive online organizational companies (MOOCs) that promise to improve student learning and undercut higher education’s higher fees. 641 more words

Higher Education

making a front-end newsletter

I’ve been working at Udacity for a while now, where I’ve been teaching front-end web development. While I spend most of my time making classes… 417 more words


Udacity to Offer Nanodegrees

Interesting concept. We have to do something about the cost of college.

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Daily Funding Report

Numerify, Inspirato, Udacity and Qualtrics are covered in The Daily Funding Report – VB


Google X Founder Sebastian Thrun Has Left His Role As Google VP And Fellow

Sebastian Thrun has left the building — the Google X building, that is. The founder of search giant Google’s factory to develop and build “moonshot” technologies, who launched the company’s driverless car project and was the project lead on Google Glass, is no longer a VP and Fellow at the company. 423 more words