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Academic Earth

ACADEMIC EARTH “A best-in-class education portal… providing learners with a regular stream of high quality content and resources.”         – via the Academic Earth website The website: http://www.academicearth.org Founded in 2008 by Richard Ludlow. Acquired by Ampush Media in 2011. How … Continue reading

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Keep an Eye Out. The Minerva Project & Ben Nelson

The Minerva Project “The first elite American University to be launched in a century…The Minerva Project is rethinking the role of an elite institution of higher learning.” -via their website The Website: http://www.minervaproject.com Coming Soon: Fall 2014   Behind it … Continue reading

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SkillShare.com

SkillShare.com “A Platform to Learn Anything, from Anyone.” – SkillShare Slogan  The Website: SkillShare.com Came About: 2011 Founder: This guy and this guy.  Michael Karnjanaprakorn and Malcom Ong How it works: Go to the site, register for free and immediately … Continue reading

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Sir Ken Robinson

Sir Ken Robinson “Human resources are like natural resources; they’re often buried deep.  You have to go looking for them, they’re not just lying around on the surface.  You have to create the circumstances where they show themselves” – Ken … Continue reading

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Salman Khan & Khan Academy

KHAN ACADEMY “We’re a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education to anyone anywhere.” -via the Khan Academy website The website: khanacademy.org Came About:  September 2006 How it works: Khan Academy … Continue reading

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