Versal Announces First Foundation Grants, Empowering Teachers to Create Interactive Courses for Good | Reuters

San Francisco, Calif., Nov. 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today three innovative educators were named the first recipients of Versal Foundation grants, a program empowering anyone to create amazingly interactive, forever-free courses and help change the world.

The grants, totaling nearly $10,000, will support the development of the following courses: How to Create and Use Free, Clean Energy; Basic Biology for Everyone; and Empowering Underprivileged Girls in Academic and Career Development.

Grant recipients will develop courses and materials using Versal's open course creation and publishing platform, today named aCES Innovations Design and En