LinkedIn buys Lynda.com

Lynda.com, a California-based company, has created hundreds of thousands of video tutorials in multiple languages, helping people to learn “software, technology, creative and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals”. Users pay a subscription of up to $375 a year to gain access to online courses that have been created by more than 1,000 authors Jeff Weiner, chief executive of LinkedIn, said the companies “are highly aligned . . . both companies seek to help professionals be better at what they do”. He […]

davidt digital – LMS

We now have our own Learning Management System (LMS) which will shortly be running a small number of courses to demonstrate what can be achieved with a little imagination and a lot of work. Over the next few months we will be developing additional courses and adding them to the LMS, including a course on the America’s Cup 2017        

Coursera raises another $43 million

Online education company Coursera is fast becoming an investor’s pet with a new $43 million round of funding. Coursera, which provides hundreds of courses online, said Wednesday it raised the Series B financing from new investors Laureate Education Inc., the World Bank’s investment arm, LearnCapital Venture Partners, GSV Capital and venture capitalist Yuri Milner. Previous investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and New Enterprise Associates, whichinvested $16 million in Coursera last year, boosted their stakes in the latest round. All […]

Cycling Box Hill

I am currently working on a cycling related product range and website to be launched sometime later this year together with a new ecommerce website and app I am looking for writers and/or bloggers in the fields of nutrition, fitness and training, sports psychology and cycling generally interested in contributing to this project, get in touch via the contact page or post a reply      

Coca-Cola

Using rapid authoring tools to produce e learning modules with video, quizzes and assessments for the CocaCola Ambassador rollout. Can’t say any more at present need to get back to the coal face