Recently found … 07/09/2010

  • Stanford’s School of Medicine and Stanford Continuing Studies have teamed up to offer The Stanford Mini Med School. Featuring more than thirty distinguished faculty, scientists, and physicians, this yearlong series of courses (three in total) offered students a dynamic introduction to the world of human biology, health and disease, and the groundbreaking changes taking place in medical research and health care. Now you can watch these lectures for free. The fall and winter lectures (20 lectures in total) are completely available online.

    tags: opencourseware openaccess online learning innovation science

  • Blackboard Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBB | PowerRating) today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements to acquire both Elluminate, Inc. and Wimba, Inc., two of the leading providers of synchronous learning and collaboration technology to the education markets, for a total of approximately $116 million in cash, excluding transaction costs and subject to certain adjustments.

    tags: elluminate blackboard online learning

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