CES 2014 and district tech rollouts: The week's most-read education news
From edX founder Anant Agarwal's keynote to Versal's collaborative course creation tools, CES 2014's TransformingEDU conference gave attendees plenty to talk about — and Education Dive's readers were all ears. Meanwhile, McGraw-Hill Education announced David Levin as its new CEO and Blackboard acquired MyEdu in what some are pegging as an effort to beef up its competency-based education portfolio.
Be sure to check out our look at how much 6 districts paid for their 1:1 tech rollouts and more in this week's most read Education Dive posts!
- Anant Agarwal predicts the campus of the future [CES 2014]: The edX president said MOOCs aren't the end of the physical campus, but they can make it more effective.
- How much did 6 districts pay for 1:1 tech rollouts?: And what are they getting for their money?
- Versal CEO: Building online courses should be easy [CES 2014]: A lack of coding or programming skills shouldn't hold educators back from venturing into online learning, says Gregor Freund.
- McGraw-Hill Education names new CEO: David Levin comes to the education publisher from media company UBM.
- Blackboard buys student jobs site MyEdu: The purchase may signal Blackboard's move into the competency-based education model.
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