Online Learning | March 2021: ASU, Harvard, Bloomberg, Pearson, Instructure, Biden…

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MARCH 2021 –  NEWSLETTER #41  |  Breaking news at IBL News  |  Noticias en Español


• Has Coursera’s Freemium Push Been Worth it? Analysts Examine the Company’s IPO Prospectus

• ASU Creates a Virtual Center to Provide Students Career-Related Services

• Live-Voice Chat Clubhouse, a New Social Way to Connect and Learn

• Twitter Will Allow Content Creators to Charge $4.99/Month

Higher Ed

• University of Florida Professor Facing Blame in a Student’s Suicide Is Put on Leave

• Ranking of the Top Private Colleges and Universities in the U.S. for 2021

• A Study States that Conservative Academics Experience Peer Pressure and Discrimination

Courses & Programs

• A University Offers Certification for Skills on the Cannabis Industry

• The Culinary Institute of America Launches an Online Master’s Degree in Wine and Beverage Management

• The Catholic Polytechnic University Announces Six Online Courses in Business and Tech


• Harvard’s Commencement Will Be Virtual for the Second Year

• Michael Bloomberg Gives $150M to Harvard University to Create a Center for Cities


• Instructure Sells Its Corporate Platform Bridge to a British Firm for $50 Million

• Pearson Acquires Spotlight Education to Improve Its Data Reports

• 2U and Guild Education Partner to Expand their Offering

Federal Government

• Universities Will Receive $40 Billion in Federal Aid; Half of It Will Go to Grants to Students

• President Biden Refuses to Cancel $50,000 in Federal Student Debt

2021 Events | All of the Key Conferences Listed!

• Education Calendar  –  MARCHAPRILMAYJUNEJULY-DECEMBER  |  Conferences in Latin America & Spain


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