Udemy - take or create your own online course

Educational Technology Guy

Udemy is a site that enables anyone to take and build courses online. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. It is free to sign up and there are both free and paid courses available. You can also create your own online course on the site.

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K-12 Dealmaking: Udemy, Tynker Raise Funds; PeopleAdmin Acquires TeacherMatch

Marketplace K-12

A number of ed-tech companies, including Udemy and Tynker, have raked in funds from investors over the past week. Udemy Raises $60 Million: Udemy , a San Francisco-based online provider of courses, received a $60 million strategic investment from Internet and entertainment group Naspers through its Naspers Ventures division. In addition, Larry Illg, CEO of Naspers Ventures, is joining Udemy’s Board of Directors.

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Effective Educational Videos in the Classroom

ViewSonic Education

Quality, inappropriate content, advertisement, and copyrights from free internet resources: Eighty-four percent of teachers reported that they use YouTube and 61% of teachers actively search Google for websites to find the videos they need.

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Must-have Resources for Blended Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Some of the best online academies include Udemy , Khan Academy, and CodeAcademy. Udemy offers a plethora of free and cheap online courses to take, including both academic and lifestyle topics to learn about.

Are Free Educational Videos Worth It?

myViewBoard

The majority of teachers who responded to our survey reported they tend to search for videos online using search engines such as YouTube (83%) and Google (61%).

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What Technology Does What: An #edtech Chart For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

Google Chromebook, Toshiba Satellite laptops. Google Drive (simple, but crude); Microsoft Word (probably a better choice, but it depends on what “ecology” students are plugged into); Zoho Docs. Google, Google Scholar , Questia.

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The Professor Who Quit His Tenured Job to Make Podcasts and Lecture Videos

Edsurge

You can follow the podcast on the Apple Podcast app , Spotify , Stitcher , Google Play Music or wherever you listen. The first year I put my courses [on Udemy, an online course market], I had about 12 hours worth of content. What’s life like after quitting a tenured job as a professor to become a freelance educator, making video courses and podcasts for a living?

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Saddle Up for Silicon Slopes! Our Guide to the 2017 ASU+GSV Summit

Edsurge

10:00AM: Tech Titans Battle for Market Share: How Google, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft are Reshaping the K-12 Landscape with Kevin Bushweller (Education Week), Chris Curran (Tyton Partners), Holly Yettick (Education Week Research Center), Keith Bockwoldt (Township High School District 214) and Tom Ryan (Sante Fe Public Schools & CoSN). Polish the dress shoes. Stiffen those shirt collars.

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10 Commandments of Innovative Teaching

The Principal of Change

Their learning mentor could be Google, Siri, YouTube, Udemy , Quora etc. AJ Juliani , is an educator I have worked closely with over the past few years, and I greatly admire his work.

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Developing and Delivering Effective Professional Development for Educators

EdTechTeam

Some of these self-paced paced content providers for educators are: Udemy , Future Learn , edX , Coursera , iTunes U , and Youtube for teachers 9. 2004 Harris, Graham, and Adkins, 2015 Leading at a Higher Level Center for Public Education Mayuri Ambule Apple Educational Trainer Apple Distinguished Educator Google Certified Innovator Common Sense Ambassador @Mambule14.

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The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

Hack Education

Udemy (skills training): $173 million. Investors in tutoring companies this year included Warbug Pincus, Goldman Sachs, Learn Capital, Y Combinator, the Omidyar Network, Sequoia Capital, TAL Education, Tencent, Google, and of course, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. This is the second part of my much-abbreviated look at the stories that were told about education technology in 2018 – and in this case, the people who funded the storytellers.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Noteworthy: this is the third recent ed-tech investment by Naspers – a South African media conglomerate and “ the former mouthpiece of apartheid ” – which recently backed Udemy and Brainly.). ” Google has released its 2016 Scholar Metrics. Education Politics. The US Senate has voted to approve the nomination of Dr. Carla Hayden as the new Librarian of Congress.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Udemy has a new CEO : “Kevin Johnson, former CEO of EBates, a marketplace for coupons and shopping discount deals.” Google has launched a curriculum called “ Be Internet Awesome ” to encourage digital safety and citizenship. So many reasons why Google is the wrong entity to claim any sort of leadership position here, but hey. Education Politics.

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The Business of Education Technology

Hack Education

Online education (admittedly, a very generic category): Investments include Udemy ($60,000,000), DigiSchool ($15,700,000), MasterClass ($15,000,000), UNICAF ($12,000,000), OpenClassroom ($6,740,000). “Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and Google Are Fighting a War for the Classroom,” Edutechnica wrote in June , with a look at how many colleges have adopted their competing “pseudo-LMSes.” This is part three of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Not sure why these are the four, but there you go: Udemy , Lynda , Coursera , and Skillshare. ” Via Techcrunch : “ Mystery Science partners with Google to bring eclipse glasse s to elementary school students.” ” Via Campus Technology : “A team of researchers from New York University (NYU), University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and Google estimates that victims of ransomware have paid out more than $25 million over the last two years.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Inverse : “ Udemy ’s Exodus, Amazon ’s Gain. Google released a handful of updates timed with ISTE, including Google Cast for Education which I heard someone say was the product most enthusiastically received by educators at the conference. Other updates: an Expeditions app, quizzes in Google Forms, a partnership with TES , a physical coding project. Education Politics.

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Ed Tech News, a New Podcast, and the Hack Education Roundup!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Can Google Challenge Over-Zealous Web Filtering at Schools? Last year, the National Federation of the Blind filed a complaint against Penn State, charging that the school''s adoption of Google Apps for Education was discriminatory. Google has worked to address many of the accessibility issues, and The Chronicle of HIgher Education reports that the issue was resolved "without any admission of wrongdoing."