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The U.S. Shows as the Number 1 in Education Across the ...

IBL News | New York. The United States stays on top, as number one, in the Education Ranking in The 2020 Best Countries Report, a ranking and analysis project by U.S. News & World Report, BAV Group, and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.This report evaluated the perceptions of 73 nations across a range of categories, from economic influence to education, to determine which ...

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2020 Year Review: Top News Stories on Online Learning ...

IBL News | New York. The consequences of COVID-19 virus spread from China through the world, marked the edtech and higher education landscape. The 2020 year showed unbearable distress on face-to-face learning and increased the digital gap among developing nations.

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The Top 40 Most Popular Courses at the Beginning of 2021 ...

IBL News | New York. Forty courses released by Coursera, edX, Future, and Swayam registered the highest rating among ClassCentral.com’s users.

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January | 2021 | IBL News

LWMOOCS VI, Milwaukee. Data, AI-Driven Learning with the IBL Platform, by Miguel Amigot II; Blockchain for Beginners An open, free course by IBL Contact us for access.; IBL – McKinsey Talks.

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Harvard Students Request to Revoke Graduate Diplomas from ...

Harvard University students started to circulate a petition that seeks for revoking degrees from President Trump’s aides and supporters who attended the institution. The initiative “Revoke their Degrees” points to three Harvard graduates, all described as “violent actors”: White House ...

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ProPublica Releases an Unfiltered Collection of Parler’s ...

ProPublica.org published yesterday a collection in a chronological timeline of over 500 videos recovered from the now-shuttered Parler social network app, offering an unfiltered, eye-opening look at the assault on the U.S. Capitol on January 6th. New York City-based nonprofit news outlet reviewed ...

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ProPublica Releases a Unfiltered Collection of Parler’s ...

ProPublica.org published yesterday a collection in a chronological timeline of over 500 videos recovered from the blocked Parler social network, offering an unfiltered, eye-opening look at the assault on the U.S. Capital on January 6th. New York City-based nonprofit news outlet reviewed thousands of ...

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The College Board Discontinues SAT Subject Tests and the ...

The College Board—which administers the SAT college entrance examination—announced yesterday that it is dropping the Subject Tests and the optional essay section for students in the U.S. From now on, colleges will decide how to consider students’ Subject Test scores. Regarding essay writing ...

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Harvard’s Professor and EdTech Visionary Robert Lue Dies ...

IBL News | New York. The Havard, Open edX, and edX community lost this week a key leader, Robert Lue, 56, Researcher and Professor of Biology at Harvard, Founder of LabXChange.org and HarvardX, edtech visionary and a firm advocate of open source and scientific education.

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45 MOOC-Based Master’s Degrees Worldwide | IBL News

12 – 18 months full-time (average 37.5 hours per week) 24 courses; Tuition: AUD $33,000 (US $23,600) Final deadline: April 8th, 2019; Completely online

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Coursera Users Complain About Cheating and Plagiarism on ...

IBL News | New York Cheating and plagiarism on peer assignments prompted complaints among Coursera’s students, who blamed the learning company for not addressing the problem. “People either copy from their classmates or from the Internet.

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The Alternative to WhatsApp, Telegram Surpasses 500 ...

Right-wing groups are moving online conversations from social media platforms to chat apps out of view of law enforcement—or at least harder to track. These apps are Telegram, MeWe, and Gab.com, among others. Their popularity is surging after Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and AWS cracked down on ...

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April 2021 – Dec 2021 | IBL News

APRIL 6-9, 2021 – Las Vegas, Nevada Oktane Conference. APRIL 13-15, 2021 Adobe Summit. APRIL 17-18, 2021 Teaching Purposeful Minds. JUNE 8-10, 2021 – Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort Orlando, FL

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edX Changes the Look of Its Logo and Website | IBL News

IBL News | New York. edX Inc. introduced yesterday a new look for its brand, along with a redesigned website.. Stephanie Brocuum, Chief Marketing Officer at edX, explained that the goal was “making it easier to identify what edX course or program will help you get to the next step in your career, or maybe it means helping you figure out what coding language you should learn.”

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MIT Executive Vice President and Treasurer Steps Down ...

IBL News | New York. Israel Ruiz, Executive Vice President and Treasurer at MIT, will surprisingly step down in 2020.The announcement was made yesterday by President L. Rafael Reif himself in a letter to MIT faculty and staff. No indications about the motives were provided by Mr. Reif.

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The New Standard LTI 1.3, which Allows Interoperability of ...

Mikel Amigot | IBL News (San Diego) The new standard of LTI 1.3 and LTI Advantage is here. These two open industry standards by IMS Global provide secure connections between learning platforms and the digital edtech ecosystem.. On May 15, the IMS Global Learning Consortium, specializing in edtech interoperability, announced the availability of Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) version 1.3 ...

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Coursera Issues a Certificate Program on “Facebook Social ...

IBL News | New York. Coursera announced yesterday a Social Media Marketing Professional Certificate from Facebook, designed for learners without a college degree or any prior experience who aspire to an entry-level job in the field—with median salaries starting at $70,000 per year.. The certificate is a self-paced five-course program, designed to be completed within 20 weeks, at five hours ...

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SPAC Churchill Capital Will Merge with Skillsoft in $1.3B ...

IBL News | New York. Churchill Capital Corp, a special purpose acquisition company (or SPAC), announced yesterday that it agreed to merge with Skillsoft (Software Luxembourg Holding S.A.) digital learning company, in a deal with a transaction value of about $1.3 billion. The combined entity will then acquire Global Knowledge Training LLC for $233 million, putting the total cost of the ...

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Coursera Weighs an IPO in 2021 at a Valuation of $5 ...

IBL News | New York. Coursera.org is considering its IPO in 2021 at a valuation of around $5 billion, sources familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.. The Mountain View, California-based company is talking now to potential IPO (initial public offering) underwriters. However, no final decision has been made, and the learning company could opt to remain private.

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edX Releases Its Latest Open Platform Named Koa | IBL News

IBL News | New York. edX announced on December 9th its eleventh release of the Open edX platform, Koa.. The Koa version has been released six months after Juniper, which was issued on June 9th, 2020. It includes several improvements, such as personalized learner schedules, progress milestones, LTI 1.3 grading, and installable micro-frontends.

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