The company has partnered with the likes of Google and Autodesk to try to create more opportunities in tech for students.
In June 2012, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown called Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sebastian Thrun asking for help. The result? San Jose State Plus, online courses for academic credit.
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.
State senator proposes requiring state's public institutions of higher learning to award academic credit for faculty-approved online courses.
Western IT education is broken. One 16-year-old British high-school student is taking on the UK government at its own game -- one it should be winning.
Online learning startup hopes partnership will improve the quality of the education as well as increasing access and graduation rates.
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.
Heading back to school with a shiny-new Android tablet in your backpack? These six apps might be just what you need.
Through edX, the two storied institutions will offer courses online for free and develop an open-source software platform tailored for online learning.