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Professors help startups teach real-world skills online without university bureaucracy

Professors help startups teach real-world skills online without university bureaucracy | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Coursera, Johns Hopkins, and Swiftkey team up for data science training.
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TechStars-powered Kaplan EdTech Accelerator holds its first demo day in NYC

TechStars-powered Kaplan EdTech Accelerator holds its first demo day in NYC | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
10 edtech companies show off what they've learned after an intensive three-month program.
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Female Founders Continue to Rock Edtech

Female Founders Continue to Rock Edtech | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Following a massive injection of cash into Coursera, female co-founded InstaEDU receives $4 million in funding.
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Degreed – The Hottest EdTech Startup in NYC Today

Degreed – The Hottest EdTech Startup in NYC Today | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
As educational opportunities explode with new online learning options, San Francisco-based Degreed wants to rethink what it means to earn credit. The startup, which aims to “jailbreak” the degree
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Boston’s LearnLaunch Unveils First Batch, As EdTech Accelerators Continue To Proliferate | TechCrunch

Boston’s LearnLaunch Unveils First Batch, As EdTech Accelerators Continue To Proliferate | TechCrunch | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Startup accelerators have gone "niche" over the last year. Instead of simply copy and pasting the Y Combinator model ad nauseam, incubators have started to seep into verticals, tailoring their programs to particular industries.
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10 startups that are shaping the future of education

10 startups that are shaping the future of education | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
These ten startups are making big waves in the education space.
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CourseBuffet wants to be the meta university among online learning courses

CourseBuffet wants to be the meta university among online learning courses | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Pune based CourseBuffet enables users to discover and compare online learning resources.
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A Dot-Com Entrepreneur's Ambition: Drive Education Costs to Zero - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

A Dot-Com Entrepreneur's Ambition: Drive Education Costs to Zero - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
With lots of money, a businessman offers a new virtual university that aggregates what is already online.
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Infographic: Building the Future of Education

Infographic: Building the Future of Education | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
by Boundless.Learn about infographics software.
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Top 5 Startups Revolutionizing Education

Top 5 Startups Revolutionizing Education | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
One particular market that is undergoing a remarkable digital transformation is education. Investments in education technology startups have tripled in the p...
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What the next multibillion-dollar edtech company will look like

What the next multibillion-dollar edtech company will look like | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Education companies nationwide are raising funds, and eyebrows, as they receive more and more attention from the national media. In the past few months, more than $110 million has floode...
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25 e-Learning & Education Start-ups That Could Change the World

25 e-Learning & Education Start-ups That Could Change the World | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it

One of the ways technology is changing the world is do with the way we learn. Online universities provide opportunities for learning from the comfort of your home. Indeed, so many people are interested in learning online, that there are a number of schools and businesses designed to cater to distance learners. An online degree can help you earn a little more money, and it can also help you find knowledge that you did not have before. Whether you are looking for a free education online, or whether you are looking for the tools to help you succeed in an e-learning environment, here are 25 start-ups that just might change the world of education:

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4 Start-Ups Are Offering Free Online Courses

4 Start-Ups Are Offering Free Online Courses | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it

The market for free online courses is growing every week, with new companies emerging to offer open courses to anyone who wants them. Some of them have forgone the support of traditional institutions to try the for-profit waters instead. For anyone who might be struggling to keep track of the ever-growing field—the companies’ names can sound similar or stretch the bounds of the dictionary—below are four recently created start-ups challenging the traditional degree model with their free online courses:

 

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The Future of College?

The Future of College? | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
A brash tech entrepreneur thinks he can reinvent higher education by stripping it down to its essence, eliminating lectures and tenure along with football games, ivy-covered buildings, and research libraries. What if he's right? 
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The truly revolutionary type of university Minerva now starts after two years of preparation. 

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Intro to the Minerva way of teaching
(a surprising mix of technology and pedagogy)

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25+ Mind Blowing Stats About Business Today - CTRL ALT Delete

Is your business in need of a reboot? It is time to CTRL ALT Delete your business model? Check out these 25+ mind-blowing stats about the state of business toda
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Education and Venture Capital Funding

Education and Venture Capital Funding | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
This isn't my usual kind of post. After all, I'm a classroom teacher. But as I've been writing about lately, I'm thinking more about the tools that we are using in our classrooms and the costs (eco...
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Technapex Startups to Watch: Kaplan Edtech Accelerator Announces New Class | Technapex

Technapex Startups to Watch: Kaplan Edtech Accelerator Announces New Class | Technapex | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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PopExpert Online Video Education Marketplace Raises $2M In Seed Funding From Learn Capital And Others | TechCrunch

PopExpert Online Video Education Marketplace Raises $2M In Seed Funding From Learn Capital And Others | TechCrunch | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
As edtech startups continue to challenge the current state of higher education, and various niche startups focus on educating people through digital means, yet another company is getting a boost when it comes to helping people learn.
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The Reason THIS EDUdotcom May Not Be As Different From Last Time As You Think - eLearning Roadtrip

The Reason THIS EDUdotcom May Not Be As Different From Last Time As You Think - eLearning Roadtrip | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
If there was ever any doubt that we are in the midst of a new dot.com boom for education, that doubt was removed at this week's SXSWEDU. The event brought entrepreneurs and educators to Austin, Texas for four days of...
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Less than 4% of students in an MIT online course passed the final. Why investors in education are throwing their money away

Less than 4% of students in an MIT online course passed the final. Why investors in education are throwing their money away | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Everyone is trying to revolutionize education. And they’re spending billions of dollars to do it.
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Fred Wilson on ed tech: 4 takeaways for educators and entrepreneurs

Fred Wilson on ed tech: 4 takeaways for educators and entrepreneurs | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
As part of an open online course on entrepreneurship in education, Union Square Ventures managing partner Fred Wilson talks about the role of venture capital, potential business models in ed tech and a few areas that are most ripe for innovation.
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From Legos to Raspberry Pi: The Most Creative Startups in Education Technology

From Legos to Raspberry Pi: The Most Creative Startups in Education Technology | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Technology is an opportunity to stretch the education dollar a little further and add meaningful learning to each student's day.
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Ed Startup 101 - An Open Online Course

Entrepreneurship in Education ("Ed Startup" for short) is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) after the old style - one that focuses more on building community and learning together socially than on watching video clips and answering multiple choice questions.

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Online education startups: a field guide

Online education startups: a field guide | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
According to disruptive innovation expert Clayton Christensen, half of North American higher education will move online in the next ten years, followed by half of k-12 education by 2019.
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Udemy's Faculty Project nabs 50,000 students and an Ivy league professor

Udemy's Faculty Project nabs 50,000 students and an Ivy league professor | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Early results of Udemy's Faculty Project have been pretty successful, with more than 50,000 students signing up for the program.
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