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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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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Growing for over a Decade, Plagiarism now affects Academia, Politics and Businesses Worldwide

As the education world has increasingly accepted technology into curriculum everywhere, plagiarism has cropped up as an unwelcome side-effect. Read more about this epidemic in education.

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LMS and MOOC Solutions for Small Institutions and Individual Educators

Need advice on learning platforms? Hear from our own Kirsten Winkler on her picks for the virtual learning management systems to use in your classroom.

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Overview: The Seven Edtech Startups in LearnLaunchX Winter Cohort

LearnLaunchX has announced the seven startups that will take part in their Winter cohort. Check out their picks!

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Education for Everyone but—Coursera blocks Students from Iran, Cuba, Syria and Sudan

Despite Coursera’s central goal of providing education to anyone around the world, the MOOC platform recently announced blocked access for students from Iran, Syria, Cuba and Sudan. Kirsten Winkler investigates this development.

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The Campus of the Future: Hybrid and Lean

What does the future of campus education look like to you? Kirsten Winkler rounds up some of the most popular theories on the face of education technology in years to come.

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Will Personalized Learning Have a Comeback in 2014?

With all the hype around the MOOC movement in 2013, similarly important moments in the edtech industry may have flown under the radar. Kirsten Winkler brings these potential edtech headlines of 2014 to light.

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Khan Academy and Comcast Announce Partnership, MOOCs Will Follow Suit

With the announcement of Khan Academy and Comcast partnering to increase access to internet and education, other MOOCs might also jump on this bandwagon. Hear from Kirsten Winkler on her thoughts for the future of MOOC collaborations.

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Memento Mori: Why the Chegg IPO is Not About Textbooks

With the release of the Chegg IPO, education professionals are left wondering about the future of this textbook-rental company. Read on to find out what their IPO reveals about the brand’s strategy.

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