Most Read Education News of the Week: Lynda.com, Udacity and online sources
Jan. 18, 2013
Two online video providers made headlines this week, with Lynda.com announcing new financing and four Udacity courses attracting ACE consideration. If you missed out on that news or Turnitin's list of most popular online research sources for secondary education students, have a look at the links below to see what everyone else on Education Dive was reading over the last seven days:
- Lynda.com's educational videos attract $103 million in new financing: Bloomberg reports that the company has set a new bar for online education funding.
- Four Udacity courses to be reviewed by ACE: The arrangement with ACE is the MOOC provider's second major deal announced this week.
- California's online education pilot may change the face of college: The program replaces lower-division and remedial lectures with online courses.
- Secondary ed students' top 10 Internet sources for writing: They need help: Turnitin found that half of secondary education students' sources were "low quality" sites.
- Texas A&M community left stunned by professor's suicide: James Aune was a respected communications scholar.
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