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review:ed Episode #2 with Shiv Rajendran of LanguageLab

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Shiv Rajendran

Guest on the second episode of review:ed was Shiv Rajendran, Director at LanguageLab.com which is the company behind English City, a virtual town on Second Life where students from around the globe meet to interact with the inhabitants of English City to get a real life experience and practice.

Shiv and I talked about

  • Funding in online education – Knewton $12.5 million, Grockit undisclosed and Academia.edu $1.6 million and if this shows a trend that online education is actually getting on the radar of investors finally.
  • Facebook – “We are building a web where the default is social” and the implications on privacy and sharing.
  • Ning’s new premium pricing plan and what it means for educators.
  • Asynchronous content in online education.


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EDUKWEST #7 with Shiv Rajendran

Kirsten Winkler is the founder and editor of EDUKWEST. She writes about Social Media, Digital Society and Startups at KirstenWinkler.com and the future of learning at Disrupt Education. You can follow her on Twitter, Facebook or Google+