Antioch University became one of the first U.S. institutions to offer credit for massive open online courses. The partnership will allow students to reduce the cost of a four-year degree by taking classes through MOOC provider Coursera. Unlike some of the other classes offered through Coursera, the classes offered by Antioch's Los Angeles campus won't […]
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Massive Open Online Course provider Udacity has inked a partnership agreement with three tech companies to create a free online college course dedicated to helping entrepreneurs create a successful startup. The four-week course, entitled "how to build a successful startup," unites Udacity with Startup Weekend, TechStars, Startup America and Steve Blank to teach 30,000 entrepreneurs […]
Creativity prospers under certain conditions and perishes under others. Here are 11 factors that often vaporize folks’ creative juices.
Many of us use the term “Facebook stalking” harmlessly. We tell ourselves and each other that creeping around Facebook is just not really that weird anymore. After all, you can only while away so many hours on friends’ pages before inevitably landing on the profile of someone you’ve never met. And before too long, a […]
If you’ve been taking chemistry for granted, there’s no better time to give the field the credit it deserves than National Chemistry Week.
Gaming in the classroom as a teaching tool is gaining popularity; however, some question whether or not it’s actually effective.
How do students learn? For a generation of students who have known nothing but the internet and wondrous smartphones, the answers have changed. As study techniques improve, the classroom itself evolves, growing into a part physical, part digital arena with new rules. Old-school study techniques are outdated. To succeed, students need to be taught concepts […]
Traditionally, student-aged voters (those between the ages of 18 and 24) aren’t great at remembering to vote. In fact, in the 2008 presidential election, less than 50% of the 18-to-24 age group actually voted. However, most 18- to 24-year-olds are good at staying plugged into social media, and as of 2012, 98% of them have […]
To help you maximize your time and get ready for the working world, there are hundreds of smartphone and tablet career apps out there.
Education is taking off in Twitter. See which hashtags can keep you in the loop.
Since work takes up so much of your life, it’s important to figure out if your career is right for you.
These are the best Chinese language learning apps out there today, offering language learners a wealth of tools on-the-go.
Aspiring musicians can simply open up online lessons to get access to everything from basic instruction to tools for more advanced musicians.
Writing and reading go hand-in-hand, so learning these reading strategies can actually make you a better writer.