Sebastian Thrun, the entrepreneur credited with helping launch "massive, open, online courses," now says the evidence shows MOOCs are not helping students in higher education.
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Longtime publishing house HarperCollins will give e-book provider Curriculet access to its extensive list of titles.
November 19, 2013
Intel Corp. has bought Kno, an educational software company with a digital content library featuring an estimated 225,000 college and K-12 resources.
October 22, 2013
There were 68 education-focused mergers and acquisitions in the third quarter of 2013, with several of the deals focused on child care.
September 06, 2013
An Australian researcher says evidence from his country demonstrates relying on market forces to improve education is not a reliable strategy to boost learning.
August 30, 2013
A Brooklyn, N.Y., high school that has won praise for pairing employers and students is serving as a model for 16 new schools across the state.
July 31, 2013
A major education company and publisher, Pearson, is set to partner with startup incubator 1776 in hopes to stimulate innovation in education.
July 29, 2013
Rosetta Stone's acquisition of Lexia Learning Systems, Inc., for $22.5 million marks another move for the provider of language products into the educational-technology market.
July 26, 2013
More than 125 business owners serving the education marketplace are gathered in Dallas for EDVentures 2013 to be educated about the K-12 landscape.
July 25, 2013
School leaders can improve their ability to create innovations through technology by considering five questions, the U.S. Department of Education's educational technology director argued recently.