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Google, EdX team up for online courses

Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, have grown in popularity over the last several years, and Google wants a slice of the action.

By September 11, 2013


Free online course lets you study superheroes with Stan Lee

Trace the impact comics and superheroes have had on society and interact with legendary comic king Stan Lee himself with a new EdX course.

By March 3, 2015


Become an alien hunter with free online course from Harvard

Haven't been finding enough alien life lately? Maybe Harvard can help with a new course that combines astronomy and biology to examine how we look for life on other planets.

By January 21, 2015


Google Play hits the books in time for fall semester

College students could save money by renting or buying digital textbooks through Google Play store.

By August 12, 2013


Coursera partners with 10 universities for online classes

Online learning startup hopes partnership will improve the quality of the education as well as increasing access and graduation rates.

By May 29, 2013


Udacity snags $15M to continue its assault on higher education

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.

By October 25, 2012


How the NBN will change education

The NBN will change education irrevocably, in the same way that the construction of railroads did so long ago.

By July 10, 2012


Digital dawn: open online learning is just beginning

Universities are traditionally seen as exclusive institutions for the few, not the many. But that is changing, as a new wave of online courses throws open the doors of academia to all.

By July 5, 2012


New ticket to Harvard and MIT: An Internet connection

Through edX, the two storied institutions will offer courses online for free and develop an open-source software platform tailored for online learning.

By May 2, 2012


Get a great, free education online

The cost of higher education has seen rapid growth lately, but there are alternatives. Many sites offer excellent coursework for free.

By April 20, 2012