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from http://techcrunch.com 826 days ago

Not to be confused with Coursera, Coursemodo is a new interactive learning management system emerging from stealth mode today which focuses on student engagement in the classroom. The company is currently in the processing of closing a seed round of around $500,000 to $1 million with backers including Scott Banister, Jonathan Levi, and a Canadian syndicate of angel investors: Joseph Zenha, Ron Poirier, Malcolm Stevens and Ernie Weaver

Brought to you by the same folks who brought you NoteWagon, a startup that allows students to buy and sell their course notes in an online marketplace, the new company has several people with educational backgrounds involved, including former professors and engineers who have spent time with building classroom technologies.

While NoteWagon will still exist, Coursemodo co-founder Saif Altimimi tells me that it will operate separately from the new platform going forward.

Currently, that platform includes four key components: a web-enabled ...

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