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2014-06-28 08:21:42

ATLANTA, June 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ISTE 2014 -- Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, and Curriki, the leading K-12 global community for creating, sharing, and finding open learning resources, today announced they entered into a collaboration agreement to curate and promote free, Open Educational Resources (OERs) focused on calculus to support the development of future engineers. Huawei and Curriki made the announcement at...

2014-04-22 23:03:56

Innovative Platform is the First to Align Interests of Faculty, Administrators, and Students Scottsdale, AZ, and New York, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Today, panOpen officially launched its next generation platform to support Open Educational Resources (OER), providing a framework for educators around the world to discover, edit, and share educational content. The company announced the launch at the ASU + GSV Summit in Scottsdale, AZ. panOpen’s new platform provides access to a curated...

2014-04-08 12:36:03

RALEIGH, N.C., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WebAssign, a benefit company dedicated to enhancing education, today announced the appointment of Dr. Barbara Illowsky to its board of directors. Dr. Illowsky joins a select group of business leaders in the technology industry and academic faculty members who work to uphold WebAssign's mission to provide high-quality online instructional solutions that enrich the teaching and learning experience....

2014-01-30 16:24:44

OBERLIN, Ohio, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study released today of a statewide effort in Washington to offer free or reduced-cost course materials for the most popular community college courses shows that many students and faculty are not using the materials, despite the potential for substantial cost savings. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110118/MM31761LOGO) In the survey conducted by OnCampus Research last fall, only 2.8 percent of class sections...

2014-01-16 23:22:53

Investor community is eager to support technological innovation to provide universal access to Open Educational Resources. New York, New York (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 As a capstone to an exciting launch year, panOpen has announced that it raised an additional $500,000 in its second round of seed funding. Formed in April 2013, panOpen has raised $750,000, was selected to join the inaugural class of the Kaplan EdTech Accelerator powered by Techstars, released its initial product, and...

2013-11-04 23:28:30

Open Assembly, an online learning platform that enables users to easily assemble and share playlists of open educational resources, today announces a significant update. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 The latest update to Open Assembly v1.0 arriving in December truly unleashes the Power of Open: sharing of open educational resources has been empowered by the integration of robust networked learning capabilities. Open Assembly v2.0 features: ■ A New User Interface. The...

2013-09-30 23:04:32

ED MAP launches ADVISOR Consulting and Curation Services to improve quality, enhance student experience, and reduce costs. Nelsonville, Ohio (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 ED MAP, Inc., the leading provider of course materials management services, today announces the formal launch of ADVISOR by ED MAP, a new service to assist higher education institutions facing the changing paradigm that is higher education 2.0. ADVISOR provides strategic consulting, process outsourcing and curation services...

2013-08-16 23:01:35

OpenCurriculum aims to create “Amazon Marketplace” of free educational materials; developers see potential to improve education worldwide. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 Educators across the globe now have a way to create and share high-quality educational material with the launch of TheOpenCurriculum.org, an online educational platform. The website allows users to generate and collaborate on new textbook content for K-12 students in an unprecedented way, combining the best...

2013-06-30 23:01:07

Prepr Foundation is creating a core curriculum of project management, innovation, and entrepreneurship to be offered as free resources through their social learning community. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 Prepr Foundation, an open education non-profit, is announcing the development of its core education curriculum: project management, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Known as Prepr π (PIE), learners who engage in these courses will be building core skills that employers look for...

2013-05-29 23:23:49

Prepr is building a social learning community and has committed to providing all content for free through Creative Commons and Open Courseware Consortium. (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Prepr Foundation is developing a social learning community, Open Prepr, after raising $10,000 through crowdfunding this month. In contrast to other open education platforms, this is a grassroots community initiative that is by the people, for the people. Over the course of two months, the community generously...


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