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2014-09-29 04:22:41

LONDON, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the world of education, printed materials are still the primary tool for delivering content to students, though the landscape is changing, with open online resources and education-focused apps rapidly taking market share, according to the latest research study from Futuresource Consulting. "The global education industry is in a state of flux, with traditional learning styles and methodologies being challenged by a new breed...

2014-09-25 23:13:41

Non-profit providing free quality education to Albanians Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Almooc, a non-profit organization that provides free education to Albanians, has partnered with EDUonGo, a cloud-based learning platform that hosts online academies. Currently, Almooc provides education to over 10,000 Albanian-speaking students, offering courses in English, Math, Physics and Coding. EDUonGo will serve as Almooc’s primary learning platform from which instructors will deliver...

2014-09-24 12:26:12

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tocquigny, an Austin-based digital marketing agency, is launching an industry-first, a MOOC (massive open online course) designed to increase online enrollment of online learners. This free online course will offer expert insight into the strategies and tactics necessary for universities and colleges to improve enrollment in their existing, new and future online degree programs. The four-week MOOC, titled Online Recruitment of Online...

2014-09-22 08:33:53

POTSDAM, Germany and BERLIN, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pupils in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland are gaining increasing access to in-depth programming knowledge - as reflected in the first open, online course for pupils that has started on Monday (September 22). With already roughly 4,300 participants registered at https://open.hpi.de, the interactive educational platform of Hasso Plattner Institute, young people and adult Internet users can immerse themselves in...

2014-09-16 12:34:48

Offered through Canvas Network, New Massive Open Online Course Marks a Milestone for HBCUs Adopting 21st Century Educational Innovation MARSHALL, Texas and SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have been shaking up higher education since 2012 by offering free courses to students anywhere in the world, historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have been notably absent from MOOC platforms, until now. Today Canvas Network...

2014-09-16 08:20:53

RUEIL-MALMAISON, France, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Register now! IFP School, the graduate school for energy and transportation professions, is launching its first free on-line course on sustainable mobility. This MOOC is delivered in English and will be spread over four weeks, from 3 to 30 November 2014. If you want to know more about engine design for tomorrow's vehicles or environmental and societal issues related to...

2014-09-15 23:05:59

The Science of Happiness Learning Community is a joint collaboration between Sennseis.com and the Greater Good Science Center (GGSC) at UC Berkeley Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Sennseis, a new Silicon Valley company, has launched a global online community to support the Greater Good Science Center’s massive open online course (MOOC), "The Science of Happiness." The course -- which has attracted more than 100,000 students -- is the first MOOC to teach the...

2014-09-11 16:30:36

POTSDAM, Germany, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Security researchers at the German Hasso Plattner Institute for Software Systems Engineering (HPI) have tracked down a further eleven million stolen pieces of identity data that have been made public in special Internet forums. HPI scientists have integrated their findings in the so-called HPI Identity Leak Checker https://sec.hpi.de. Since May of this year, all Internet users are invited to check their e-mail address and...

2014-09-11 12:31:33

DUBLIN, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Massive Open Online Courses Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Massive open online courses are changing the world of education by providing free online courses for higher education, executive education, and employee development. These courses are provided by well-qualified lecturers from some of the most renowned institutes in the...

2014-09-03 08:41:46

Columbia University's Jeffrey Sachs delivers inaugural course; blending for-credit and open course learning via new 'Knowledge Cloud' technology from Silicon Valley-based EdCast, Inc. NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) will offer free online courses on sustainable development starting this Fall to all of its 200 plus member institutions as part of its flagship education program, SDSN.edu. This unprecedented, multiple...


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