|[February 27, 2014]
SXSWedu MeetUp Hosted by CourseTalk
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
On Tuesday, March 4th CourseTalk,
the leading search and discovery platform for learners to explore the
broadest array of online courses, will be hosting a MeetUp Panel, Global
Development: Is Online Learning the Answer? at SXSWedu.
Karen Francis, CEO of AcademixDirect,
CourseTalk's parent company, will be hosting a panel of leading industry
visionaries to discuss global education, training, and professional
Technology innovations are disrupting the way we learn across the globe.
Some are calling online education a solution to the kill and knowledge
gaps of today's global workforce. Others predict these technology
innovations are the road map to an influx of loss of jobs as more things
become automated. Will online education empower students with the
resources needed to grow and succeed in a global and competitive job
market? Please join us to hear thought leaders perspectives on the
future of online education.
Development: Is Online Learning the Answer?
Karen Francis, Chairman and CEO of AcademixDirect, parent company to
Dr. Anant Agarwal, President, edX
Jason Palmer, Deputy Director, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Dr. George Veletsianos, Canada Research Chair/Associate Professor,
Royal Roads University
Stephanie Banchero, National Education Writer, The Wall Street Journal
Jane Swift (News - Alert), CEO, Middlebury Interactive Languages
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 5:30- 7:30 p.m. Central
The MeetUp Panel takes place at SXSWedu and is located at
the Hilton Austin Downtown in Salon E, 500 East 4th Street
CourseTalk is the leading search, discovery and sharing site for
learners to explore the broadest array of online courses. We connect
users not only with individual course opportunities but also with
universities, professors and other learners through an engaging, social
and interactive user experience. Learners can enroll in, compare, and
review online courses. The site is also an ideal place for professors to
get authentic feedback on their courses and for universities and course
providers to reach learners from around the world. Start today to find
the right course from the right source. For partnership inquiries,
please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About AcademixDirect, Inc.
As the leading innovator in education marketing, AcademixDirect, is a
trusted partner creating tailored solutions to improve university
enrollment. AcademixDirect is the parent company to CourseTalk,
the world's most comprehensive catalog of online courses and
student-powered reviews. AcademixDirect strives to innovate better ways
to attract, engage and connect students with the academic institutions
that will help them achieve their educational goals. Through utilizing
advanced technologies and a focused, customer-centric approach,
AcademixDirect cultivates better ways to connect students with the
schools and resources that they need to grow and succeed.
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