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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...

2014-09-02 08:36:14

SHANGHAI, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Global Internet Education Entrepreneur Conference will take place in Shanghai on the 25th - 26th of September. By now over 1,000 entrepreneurs, investors, educators and industry experts have confirmed to join, with backgrounds ranging from language to MOOC, educational mobile devices, publishers and so on. The conference is hosted by Hujiang, a pioneer and one of the biggest enterprises in Internet Education industry in China, is highly...

2014-08-27 23:13:10

Free edtech start-up launches a full service in time for the new academic year. Whilst in beta version, 1 million educational resources have been created on ExamTime.com with 15 million learning sessions taking place. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 An edtech start-up is turning the hype of edtech into reality with the launch of their ExamTime.com product out of beta. ExamTime.com is demonstrating the ability of powerful learning tools to drive engagement within education. Having been in beta for...

2014-08-16 23:02:56

An official celebration of the launch if Intrepid Learning's first-ever "MOOC on Corporate MOOCs", a content marketing MOOC run on the Intrepid Corporate MOOC platform. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 Intrepid Learning is proud to announce the successful launch of its first-ever “MOOC on Corporate MOOCs." The three-week course concluded on July 7, 2014, attracting over 1500 registrants from a diverse range of corporations. The MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)...


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