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Another Day, Another EdTech Giant Acquired: Following Renaissance Learning, Education Software Veteran Skillsoft Sells For $2B+

It’s been an active week in the world of education software, with this weekend bringing news of the second big-ticket acquisition of a veteran EdTech company in as many days. Last week, Renaissa

CAA, William Morris, Kevin Rose & More Back Hot Online Classroom CreativeLIVE, Flickr Founder Joins Board

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.creativelive.com/">CreativeLIVE</a>, the startup looking to bring a live, online classroom to creative entrepreneurs, announced today that it has raised $8 million

Curbing The Cost Of College: Coursera Wins Approval To Offer Online Courses For Credit For Under $200

Last year, the buzz around the potential of online courses (particularly MOOC platforms) reached new heights, and this year is already shaping up to be the one in which online course platforms and the

Google Opens Up Registration For “Advanced Power Searching” Program

Collectively, we probably barely use half of the power that Google Search has locked inside of its walls.¬†If you don’t consider yourself to be a “Power Googler,” have no fear &#8211

2U One-Ups MOOCs, Coursera, Now Offers Online Undergrad Courses From Top Schools For Credit

Four years after it launching its first graduate program with USC, 2U today has announced its foray into undergraduate education through a new program called <a target="_blank" href="http://semestero

With 4.5M Users, Instructure Takes On The Courseras & Udacities Of The World With Its Own Open Course Network

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.instructure.com/">Instructure</a> launched Canvas in 2011 to give educational institutions an alternative to the ubiquitous (but much criticized) software of educat

Udemy Rolls Out New Publishing Platform To Help Teachers Create Quality Online Courses

Online video education is a hot space right now, thanks to the likes of Khan Academy, Coursera, Udacity, StraighterLine, Lynda.com, CreativeLIVE (and many more), which are collectively on a mission to

CreativeLIVE Lands $7.5M From Greylock For Its Free, Online Classroom For Creative Entrepreneurs

With the rise of massive online open course platforms (a.k.a. "MOOCs") like Khan Academy and Coursera, a new model of online learning has emerged, promising quality, affordable education at scale. Thi

Class2Go: Stanford’s New Open-Source Platform For Online Education

The cost of higher education in the U.S. today is ridiculous. Student debt shot <a target="_blank" href="http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504343_162-57409131/could-$1t-student-loan-debt-derail-u.s-recovery