Educational Technology in Higher Education
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A scoop it magazine focusing on educational technology in higher education.
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Why Obama’s Radical Education Plan Could Finally Disrupt College | TechCrunch

Why Obama’s Radical Education Plan Could Finally Disrupt College | TechCrunch | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
For the first time in American history, colleges could be judged on how their graduates perform in the real world and give the private sector a way to compete on a common metric.
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Education Giant Pearson Continues Digital Push, Acquires Flipped Classroom Managers, Learning Catalytics | TechCrunch

Education Giant Pearson Continues Digital Push, Acquires Flipped Classroom Managers, Learning Catalytics | TechCrunch | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Educational publishing giant, Pearson, has lately been making a push to snatch up (and incubate) promising young EdTech startups and concepts to help it compete in an increasingly tech-influenced educational landscape.
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ramonovelar's curator insight, April 23, 2013 4:11 AM

Lo que me parece interesante es observar cómo se van enriqueciendo los VLE y pensar en cómo se encajarán estas piezas en nuestros Moodle o similares

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CAA, William Morris, Kevin Rose & More Put $8M Into Hot Online Classroom CreativeLIVE, Flickr Founder Joins Board | TechCrunch

CAA, William Morris, Kevin Rose & More Put $8M Into Hot Online Classroom CreativeLIVE, Flickr Founder Joins Board | TechCrunch | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
CreativeLIVE, the startup looking to bring a live, online classroom to creative entrepreneurs, announced today that it has raised $8 million in series A financing from Creative Artists Agency, William Morris Endeavor, CrunchFund and Google Ventures.
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The Boundless Open Textbook Initiative Has Evolved But Its Future Is Marred By Lawsuits | TechCrunch

The Boundless Open Textbook Initiative Has Evolved But Its Future Is Marred By Lawsuits | TechCrunch | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Our education system is broken, from lower-level public schools all the way up to higher learning. EdTech startups are coming at the numerous problems from every angle.
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Udemy Rolls Out New Publishing Platform To Helps Teachers Create Quality Online Courses

Udemy Rolls Out New Publishing Platform To Helps Teachers Create Quality Online Courses | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Online video education is a hot space right now, thanks to the likes of Khan Academy, Coursera, Udacity, StraighterLine, Lynda.com, CreativeLIVE (and many more), which are collectively on a mission to democratize education and bring affordable,...
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Study: Dumb Robots Cause Students To Learn More Quickly

Study: Dumb Robots Cause Students To Learn More Quickly | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Students learn faster when learning from robots that make mistakes.

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TED Reveals Top 20 Most-Watched Talks, Sir Ken Robinson Tops The List

TED Reveals Top 20 Most-Watched Talks, Sir Ken Robinson Tops The List | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Warning: Clicking through to see the top 20 most watched TEDTalks is akin to finding a new show on Netflix. It will kill your day.
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With $1M In New Funding, Betterfly Launches Live Video Platform Tailored To Online Learning | TechCrunch

With $1M In New Funding, Betterfly Launches Live Video Platform Tailored To Online Learning | TechCrunch | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Chicago-based self-improvement startup Betterfly has been connecting teachers and students in real life for music lessons, relationship coaching, juggling instruction and just about anything you can imagine.
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Ray Kurzweil Talks Entrepreneurship, Apps, And The Future Of Education [TCTV] | TechCrunch

Ray Kurzweil Talks Entrepreneurship, Apps, And The Future Of Education [TCTV] | TechCrunch | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Legendary scientist, inventor, futurist, and all-around tech icon Ray Kurzweil is attending the ongoing South By Southwest Interactive conference for the first time ever this year, and TechCrunch TV was very excited to be able to sit down with him...
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Flush With $80M, Desire2Learn Buys ‘Anti-Sharepoint For Students’ Platform Wiggio, Its 2nd Acquisition In 2 Months | TechCrunch

Flush With $80M, Desire2Learn Buys ‘Anti-Sharepoint For Students’ Platform Wiggio, Its 2nd Acquisition In 2 Months | TechCrunch | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The EdTech space is growing fast -- from every angle -- talent is starting to cross over from consumer-facing companies, schools are looking to go digital, national policy is changing and student debt is out of control.
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Software Eats Education: With $15 Million In Series B Funding, Andreessen Horowitz Bets On Udacity

Software Eats Education: With $15 Million In Series B Funding, Andreessen Horowitz Bets On Udacity | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Udacity, a startup focused on bringing free university-level educational worldwide, is today announcing a significant new investment: $15 million in Series B funding in a round led by top VC firm Andreessen Horowitz.
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TechCrunch Disrupt Education Panel Recap | Blog on Academic Earth

TechCrunch Disrupt Education Panel Recap | Blog on Academic Earth | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
TechCrunch Disrupt Education Panel Recap posted by Academic Earth.
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The Next Battle for Internet Freedom Could Be Over 3D Printing | TechCrunch

The Next Battle for Internet Freedom Could Be Over 3D Printing | TechCrunch | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Either we allow for the ambiguity that freedom and unregulated 3D printing will bring, or we enforce far-reaching laws that may decrease liberty without changing results. For those who appreciate the internet because of its democratizing effects...

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