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udacity

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Udacity teams with Google, others to rethink tech education

The company has partnered with the likes of Google and Autodesk to try to create more opportunities in tech for students.

By September 9, 2013

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Udacity, San Jose State University offer online classes for credit

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.

By January 29, 2013

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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

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Meet the teen aiming to breathe life into global IT education

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.

By April 23, 2014

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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

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Making the grade in Massive Open Online Courses

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.

By September 3, 2013

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6 Android tablet apps to help get you in the back-to-school spirit

Heading back to school with a shiny-new Android tablet in your backpack? These six apps might be just what you need.

By August 30, 2013

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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

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California bill would expand clout of online college courses

State senator proposes requiring state's public institutions of higher learning to award academic credit for faculty-approved online courses.

By March 12, 2013

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Can a Silicon Valley startup solve state university woes?

San Jose State University is partnering with tech startup Udacity, which offers online computer science and mathematics courses. CNET's Sumi Das explains how the first-of-its-kind program could help students graduate faster and save money.

By January 29, 2013