Gale, Udemy Partner to Provide LinkedIn Learning Alternative for Libraries


Gale and Udemy, have partnered to provide public libraries with an alternative solution to LinkedIn Learning

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Udemy, an Online Course Platform Where Anyone Can Teach, Keeps Raising Money. What's Next?


Udemy has become one of the best-funded companies in edtech, having raised another $80 million earlier this year, bringing its total raised to nearly $300 million. Those were some questions we brought to Udemy’s CEO, Gregg Coccari, in a recent interview.

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Udemy’s Upskilling and Educational Content is Now Available on LenovoEDU Community

eSchool News

Udemy, the world’s largest destination for learning and teaching online, today announced that the recently launched LenovoEDU community by Lenovo will offer Udemy content and pathways to course recommendations for specific careers.

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Gale Launches New Online Learning Platform for Public Libraries


Gale, a Cengage company, today announced the launch of Gale Presents: Udemy, a new online learning platform for public libraries – powered by Udemy for Business –that provides patrons access to over 4,000 on-demand video courses across more than 75 categories

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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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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. Scholarly Research: To find credible information, it’s best to use academic research libraries for published journal articles, peer reviewed articles, and the like.

The Past Decade Forecasts a New Wave of Economic Opportunity in Education


Our higher education system formed around libraries. Unicorns such as Coursera, Udemy, Varsity Tutors and VIPKid led the way with innovative solutions. This op-ed is part of a series of reflections on the past decade in education technology.

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US Edtech Raises $803M in First Half of 2020 As COVID-19 Forces Learning Online


There are a few academic subjects, but its library mostly consists of lessons related to skills and hobbies (such as basketball and cooking). GO1, which offers a library of corporate training content and raised $40 million, has reported increased demand from companies for its platform.

Are Free Educational Videos Worth It?


Common hits are videos from dispersed free and paid-for educational videos websites such as TEDx , Udemy , Khan Academy , and Coursera. In our survey, we found that significantly fewer teachers get videos from other non-web-based sources such as their library (14%) and even fewer from their institution (12%). Many public and school libraries have databases of videos for patrons to search and use.

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?Filling the Other Skills Gap


The likes of Coursera, Udacity, Udemy, MasterClass, Lynda, and Pluralsight have together raised more than $1 billion and represent combined enterprise value of more than $5 billion. So far it’s supported two companies: Cell-Ed, a mobile tool used to train and engage frontline workers, and NorthStar, an online, self-guided digital literacy assessment widely used in Adult Basic Education, junior colleges, community-based nonprofits, libraries, and workforce centers.

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This Observation Tool Is Helping Teachers Improve Their Interactions with Children


Simplifying a Complex System Most states that evaluate child care and pre-K centers calculate a star rating based on a complex constellation of metrics—everything from teacher-student ratios to whether the books in the library are stacked at eye level. She'll look up YouTube videos and Udemy online courses to learn more about the areas she needs to work on.

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10 Commandments of Innovative Teaching

The Principal of Change

You had to search the library, ask the right teacher, or find some type of adult of expert who had knowledge and ask for guidance. 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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The Changing Market Conditions of Continuing Education in Traditional Higher Education

Udemy currently offers over 40,000 different courses on topics as varied as religion, language acquisition, Excel, time management, and web application development. Colleges and university tuition help pay for a wide of services not offered by the new competitors, such as counselling, sports teams and facilities, libraries, and, of course, faculty research.

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K-12 Dealmaking: Barnes & Noble Ed. Acquires LoudCloud; Volley Labs Raises $2.3 Million

Marketplace K-12

Disclosed angel investors include executives from Apple, Dropbox, Blackboard, and Udemy, according to various news reports. New York-based LightSail provides each student with individualized libraries and reading lists that change based on student-assessment results. In recent dealmaking news, Barnes & Noble Education acquired LoudCloud Systems and ed-tech startup Volley Labs raised $2.3

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Media Literacy Resources for Classrooms

Graphite Blog

Udemy : This video-based learning site has high-quality courses for just about anything students will need to know. You'll need to pay for each course, but once you do it'll be in your library forever.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

ANNOUNCEMENTS The Library 2.011 worldwide virtual conference is almost here! Huge thanks to the San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science , the founding sponsor of the conference. The recordings of recent shows are posted: David Loertscher on Library 2.0 , Gina Bianchini on Mightybell , Tim Wilson on Redirect , Peter Cookson on a Children''s Education Bill of Rights , and an iPads in the Classroom report.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Edsurge : “As LinkedIn ’s Video Library Grows, Company Says It Has No Plans to Compete With Colleges.” Udemy has a new CEO : “Kevin Johnson, former CEO of EBates, a marketplace for coupons and shopping discount deals.” ” Oculus Rift boasts that it’s opening an education pilot program in 90 California libraries. Education Politics.