Most Read Education News of the Week: Mobile apps, sanctions and cyber-bullying
Mobile education apps showed up twice among Education Dive's top reads of the last week. Our list of apps to watch in 2013 led the pack, but our chat with video learning provider Udemy's president and COO also caught some attention.
If you missed out on either of those news posts or information on who resigned at the University of Iowa and who ended up on a sanctions list for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, check out the links below:
- 23 mobile apps educators should watch in 2013—Classic apps are updating features, new apps are coming to market, and some potentially big players could join the fray in the new year.
- Udemy's mobile future: 10 perspectives from President & COO Dennis Yang—After announcing $12 million in new Series B funding, Udemy's recent executive addition explains where he sees online learning heading and how that money will be spent.
- Entire faculty advisory panel at U of Iowa College of Education resigns—Their resignation comes four days after two university officials allegedly had documents destroyed regarding education faculty's dissatisfaction with the school's dean.
- Accreditor's sanctions list includes U. of Virginia, UNC—The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools' sanctions list includes some of the South's biggest universities.
- North Carolina anti-cyberbullying law extended to cover educators—Making fun of a teacher in North Carolina could now carry jail time.
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