Startups put new spin on online teaching

Udemy, Palo Alto’s UdacityLynda.com and Codecademy are among the startups putting a new spin on the industry, taking advantage of the advances in online video, social media and online collaboration tools. Their rise also comes as adults turn to online courses to learn new skills to find jobs in the current economy and as the cost of traditional higher education skyrockets.

More at the San Francisco Gate.