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Online learning startup hopes partnership will improve the quality of the education as well as increasing access and graduation rates.
Starting July 8, new features will be available on iTunes U, a free educational application, including student discussions and course creation.
Coursera lands $16 million round from venture capitalists and partners with five universities to build out its platform for delivering university classes online.
The company is said to be unveiling a service Monday night that connects people to experts via Google+ Hangouts.
At Y Combinator, Balaji Srinivasan, a Stanford lecturer and co-founder of genetics startup Counsyl, lays out his proposal for creating opt-in societies where government can't meddle.
Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, have grown in popularity over the last several years, and Google wants a slice of the action.
MOOCs are becoming increasing popular as a way for people to access lessons from Ivy League universities. But access doesn't always translate into student success.
Justine Bateman, best known as Mallory Keaton on "Family Ties," shares her inspiring odyssey with putting acting on hold to go back to school to study coding, computer science, and quantum mechanics.
Andreessen Horowitz is leading a new investment in this change-the-world kind of company, which is run by a man who's already done world-changing things.
The NBN will change education irrevocably, in the same way that the construction of railroads did so long ago.