Tag Archives: Coursera

Pitchbook Lists Most Valuable Ed Tech Companies

By Phil HillMore Posts (310) Update: Jeez – sorry about the multiple typos (mistakenly showed in thousands instead of millions). Fixed now. Pitchbook – a database service for M&A, private equity and venture capital – listed in Hot Topics what … Continue reading

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LinkedIn: I Told You So (Sorta)

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1026) In December 2012, I tweeted: Let it be known that I was the first to predict that Coursera will be acquired by LinkedIn. — Michael Feldstein (@mfeldstein67) December 5, 2012 At the time, Coursera was … Continue reading

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The Quotable Justin Reich: MOOC research needs to reboot

By Phil HillMore Posts (310) Thanks to Audrey Watters I just read a new article in Science Magazine and publicly posted here by Justin Reich, the lead researcher for HarvardX (Harvard’s implementation of edX and associated research team). Justin calls out the limitations of … Continue reading

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The Battle for Open and MOOC Completion Rates

By Phil HillMore Posts (310) Yesterday I wrote a post on the 20 Million Minds blog about Martin Weller’s new book The Battle for Open: How openness won and why it doesn’t feel like victory. Exploring different aspects of open in higher … Continue reading

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Coursera shifts focus from ‘impact on learners’ to ‘reach of universities’

By Phil HillMore Posts (310) Richard Levin, the new CEO of Coursera, is getting quite clear about the new goals for the company. At first glance the changes might seem semantic in nature, but I believe the semantics are revealing. Consider this … Continue reading

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