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Udacity's Revenues Reach $70 Million in 2017 — Class Central

Udacity's Revenues Reach $70 Million in 2017 — Class Central | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
8 million learners, 50,000+ Nanodegree students, and 27,000 Nanodegree graduates.
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Online Educator Udacity Adapts Courses to Changing Labor Market | RealClearEducation

Online Educator Udacity Adapts Courses to Changing Labor Market | RealClearEducation | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
In the fall of 2016, online educator Udacity announced the launch of a “nanodegree” program for self-driving car engineering. For $2,400, a student (usually an adult) proficient in codin
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Why Udacity and EdX Want to Trademark the Degrees of the Future—and What’s at Stake for Students (EdSurge News)

Why Udacity and EdX Want to Trademark the Degrees of the Future—and What’s at Stake for Students (EdSurge News) | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it

No one owns the term “master’s degree.” But upstart education providers dream of getting a lock on the words for the next generation of online graduate certifications. Their strategy says a lot about how today’s online programs differ from those in the past (Hint: duration and price are just one
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Online education firm Udacity looks beyond tech sector

Online education company Udacity plans to branch out of its core technology market to meet growing demand for digitally-skilled workers in areas such as banking and the car industry, its co-founder told Reuters as the company launched in Germany.
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Udacity Debuts In China, Launches In-Person Group Tutoring - Forbes

Udacity Debuts In China, Launches In-Person Group Tutoring - Forbes | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
After launching in India last year, Udacity has made its way to China.
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EdTech: Business Mooc Maker Udacity Is Embracing Blended Campus/Online Learning

EdTech: Business Mooc Maker Udacity Is Embracing Blended Campus/Online Learning | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Silicon Valley unicorn to open study locations in New York, Los Angeles, and California
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Billion-Dollar Unicorns: Udacity Leans On Industry Giants For Monetization

Billion-Dollar Unicorns: Udacity Leans On Industry Giants For Monetization | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Udacity has experimented with several business models. It currently offers free versions of all its courses but invites students or their sponsoring companies t
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The Pedagogy of MOOCs

The Pedagogy of MOOCs | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
There is a great deal of energy, enthusiasm, and change happening in today's education sector. Existing and new education providers are leveraging the Internet, ICT infrastructure, digital content, open licensing, social networking, and interaction to create new forms of education. Open Educational Resources (OER) (including open textbooks), Open Access, and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)…
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Post-Secondary Trending Now: An Impenetrable EdTech ‘Bubble’?

Post-Secondary Trending Now: An Impenetrable EdTech ‘Bubble’? | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Sorry to burst your bubble: it appears that the ballooning edtech industry continues to grow even several years after critics predicted its downfall.
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Udacity Students Come to Silicon Valley -- Campus Technology

Udacity Students Come to Silicon Valley -- Campus Technology | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Udacity founder Sebastian Thrun touted the company's new program announced in January called Nanodegree Plus, which guarantees that students enrolled in four of Udacity's online programs — Senior Web Developer, Android Developer, iOS Developer and Machine Learning — will find employment in the United States within six months of graduation or receive a full tuition refund.
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Would better supports help MOOCs boost community colleges' reach?

Would better supports help MOOCs boost community colleges' reach? | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Massive open online courses were going to revolutionize higher education. That hasn’t happened, but more colleges and universities are considering how to incorporate them into their existing operations. Arizona State University offers the Global Freshman Academy, giving students a year’s worth of coursework in an edX MOOC format, and Georgia Tech now delivers a Master’s in Computer Science degree through Udacity’s MOOC platform.
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MOOC Trends in 2015: The Death of Free Certificates - Class Central's MOOC Report

MOOC Trends in 2015: The Death of Free Certificates - Class Central's MOOC Report | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Free MOOC certificates are a thing of the past: they have been completely replaced by paid-for certificates. We take a look at how much certificates cost from each major MOOC provider.
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EdTech: Udacity Leads Mooc Makers' Push Into Online Biz Education With $105M Investment

EdTech: Udacity Leads Mooc Makers' Push Into Online Biz Education With $105M Investment | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Business schools recognize broader digital threat
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With a ‘students-first’ motto, can Udacity make ‘lifelong learning’ mainstream?

With a ‘students-first’ motto, can Udacity make ‘lifelong learning’ mainstream? | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Udacity believes ‘Nanodegrees’ prepare us for the jobs of tomorrow—here’s a nano report card.

The pursuit of ‘lifelong learning’ has gone into overdrive in recent times, given the threat of automation and AI. Jobs of the future will be different from what they are today. YourStory recently caught up with Ishan Gupta, MD, Udacity India, and spoke to him about topics ranging from the future of jobs to how platforms like Udacity and its partners are working together to help people survive and thrive with the times.
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Udacity, an Online Learning Start-Up, Offers Tech Job Trials

Udacity, an Online Learning Start-Up, Offers Tech Job Trials | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
With a new program, Blitz, Udacity is expanding an effort to train workers in high-tech fields in which workers are in high demand.
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Though MOOCs have proved to be a boon, they fall short in some crucial areas

Though MOOCs have proved to be a boon, they fall short in some crucial areas | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it

Digitisation has revolutionised several spheres of our lives — from education to online shopping, ordering food, Net banking and much more. In the education sector, particularly, it has broadened the scope of learning. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have emerged as a popular medium of learning, making educational content on various topics and subjects available online for any learner.

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Udacity Connect Offers Face-to-Face Sessions -- Campus Technology

Udacity Connect Offers Face-to-Face Sessions -- Campus Technology | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Nanodegree students can now visit physical learning centers for in-person instruction.
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Udacity’s new CEO is Vish Makhijani, Sebastian Thrun becomes president and chairman

Udacity’s new CEO is Vish Makhijani, Sebastian Thrun becomes president and chairman | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Massively open online course (MOOC) provider Udacity today announced that cofounder Sebastian Thrun is stepping down from the chief executive position and is being replaced by Vish Makhijani, who has been the company’s president and chief operating officer. Thrun will now be the company’s president and chairman.
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GitHub Adds Ruby Nanodegree to Student Developer Pack -- Campus Technology

GitHub Adds Ruby Nanodegree to Student Developer Pack -- Campus Technology | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
In an ongoing partnership with Udacity, GitHub offers its Student Developer Pack members a month of free access to any Nanodegree program.
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EdTech: Mooc Sites Are Forcing Elite B-Schools To Embrace Digital Innovation

EdTech: Mooc Sites Are Forcing Elite B-Schools To Embrace Digital Innovation | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Silicon Valley start-ups have shaken up entire university model
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One of the good potential effects of MOOCs is to push universities to question their current model
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Trump University’s Online Materials Are a Lot Better Than Your University’s Online Materials

Trump University’s Online Materials Are a Lot Better Than Your University’s Online Materials | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
The Online Courses for Trump University Were Well-Designed

So here’s what I want to tell you about the online portion of Trump University: It probably puts your university’s online courses to shame. It certainly makes a mockery of what Silicon Valley darlings Coursera and Udacity call courses.
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Education with a guide on the side

Education with a guide on the side | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
More than 300,000 Australian children started kindergarten over the past two weeks, embarking on an educational journey that will be vastly different from one that I experienced at my school — managed by the religious order of the De La Salle Brothers.
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We started this idea with a pilot project a while ago. Guide or any guide of printable resource to accompany the learner is such a great idea

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Flipkart partners with MOOC venture Udacity for interview-less hiring | Techcircle.in - India startups, internet, mobile, e-commerce, software, online businesses, technology, venture capital, angel...

Flipkart partners with MOOC venture Udacity for interview-less hiring | Techcircle.in - India startups, internet, mobile, e-commerce, software, online businesses, technology, venture capital, angel... | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
The country’s largest e-commerce venture Flipkart is hiring graduates without conducting interviews, as part of a partnership with US-based online education unicorn Udacity.
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Udacity’s New Degree Comes With A Money Back Guarantee

Udacity’s New Degree Comes With A Money Back Guarantee | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it

 

 

For nearly two years, online education startup Udacity has offered a paid training course called a “Nanodegree” for people hoping to land technical jobs like software development. But the question was always whether students would find a job after finishing the course, which costs anywhere from $1,800 to $2,400.

 

To help erase such doubts, Udacity said Wednesday that it would create a new degree called Nanodegree Plus, which comes with a guarantee that students will find a job within six months. If not, the company will return 100% of tuition—a rarity in online education.

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Google are backing a new online learning system - CNN.com

Google are backing a new online learning system  - CNN.com | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
While college degrees take years to complete and cost many thousands of dollars, Google is now backing a scheme to get people a "nanodegree" in just six months.
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