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Sep. 21, 2012 10:00 am

ApprenNet: in one week, 200+ students register for legal education startup’s online M&A course

ApprenNet, the online law education startup based at Drexel University, opened registration for its massive open online law course (MOOC) on mergers and acquisitions last week, and more than 200 students have already registered, says vice president of curriculum Emily Foote. About half of the registrants are practicing attorneys and the other half are law students, […]

ApprenNet, the online law education startup based at Drexel University, opened registration for its massive open online law course (MOOC) on mergers and acquisitions last week, and more than 200 students have already registered, says vice president of curriculum Emily Foote.

About half of the registrants are practicing attorneys and the other half are law students, with some business students thrown in, Foote says.

Learn more about the program, funded by a National Science Foundation grant, in this Drexel NOW feature.

ApprenNet’s next open web course will be on advising startups, Foote says.

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Juliana Reyes

Juliana Reyes began as lead reporter at Technically Philly in July 2012. Previously, she was a city services beat reporter for the Philadelphia Daily News, as part of a project called “It’s Our Money.” She is learning to drive, learning to bike (in the city) but is an expert at taking SEPTA. She grew up in North Jersey and Manila, Philippines but she left the tropics for Bryn Mawr College, where she majored in linguistics. She now lives in West Philly.

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