Articles by: Kirsten Winkler

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Kirsten Winkler started her career as an online language tutor and became one of the first successful “edupreneurs.” Through her blogs and columns on other outlets, Kirsten has established herself as one of the pre-eminent bloggers in online education.

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Accelerated Learning for Accelerated Times

Learn the secret behind One Month, an online coding course that teaches the coding language Ruby on Rails in just one month.

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The Real News behind Starbucks and AT&T: Online Education has Become Mainstream

With both Starbucks and AT&T announcing education initiatives for their employees, is online education becoming more mainstream? Kirsten Winkler explains.

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Unizin is about Controlling Content, Data, Relationships and Reputations in Higher Ed

In her latest post, Kirsten Winkler tells you everything there is to know about Unizin, the new consortium of higher ed institutions that is rumored to become a competitor of edX.

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Instructure Canvas – The next Dominant Education Platform?

Is Instructure Canvas slated to be the next big thing in online education? Kirsten Winkler outlines the three verticals of Instructure’s growth and its overall potential.

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The MOOC Movement is Healthy and Growing

What sets edX apart from the rest of the MOOC power players? It’s still a non-profit, which is a huge distinguishing factor. Check out how Kirsten feels about the future of edX in the MOOC market.

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Crowdsourcing and Education

How can your university use crowdsourcing to enhance learning and find new teaching material? Kirsten Winkler offers some insight.

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For MOOCs, Serious Learners = Serious Revenue

Kirsten Winkler outlines who really is signing up for MOOCs, and how the serious learners could bring in serious revenue for online learning companies.

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Verified Certificates – MOOC’s Money Maker or Anachronism?

Is charging for MOOC certification a good idea? Kirsten Winkler weighs in on the dynamics of monetizing the online education space.

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Yik Yak, Geofencing and the Future of BYOD

With all the hype around anonymous social apps, how will this new technology affect BYOD? Hear from Kirsten Winkler on the potential of these apps.

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Class Notes Marketplaces: From Buddy Business to Real Business

Class note and study guide marketplaces have exploded in the past decades. Kirsten Winkler outlines their progress here.

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