Tag Archives: Technology and Learning

Academic Earth

ACADEMIC EARTH “A best-in-class education portal… providing learners with a regular stream of high quality content and resources.”         – via the Academic Earth website The website: http://www.academicearth.org Founded in 2008 by Richard Ludlow. Acquired by Ampush Media in 2011. How … Continue reading

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May 22nd, 2012:

‘Full Disclosure for Student Borrowers’: An editorial from the New York Times following up on last week’s cover story. Read it here - via the New York Times Tech and Learning:Justin Reich gives his thoughts on how technology will help lead the way out of … Continue reading

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May 21st, 2012: Intermediate MOOCs

Joshua Kim gives a nice overview of the pros and cons of MOOCS: Having our courses available to the world will be an important catalyst to re-think the traditional lecture class, as the fastest route to a “flipped classroom” may … Continue reading

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MOOCs 101

What is a MOOC? MOOC stands for massive open online course, so basically, a MOOC is an online course open to anybody who has access to the internet.  It’s slightly more nuanced than that, so you can read the Wikipedia … Continue reading

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May 15th, 2012: More on Coursera

Private companies, such as Phoenix, have been offering online degrees for a fee for years. And schools like MIT and Stanford have been offering lectures for free online. Coursera is the next step: Building an interactive platform that will allow … Continue reading

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Interview with founders of Coursera

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CEO of Skillshare: “The Death of the Diploma”

The education paradigm of the future is all about the doers, not the academics or theorists. A paper degree won’t stand a chance against action. Start your own company, build a website, organize an event, get a side project, and … Continue reading

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Isaac Asimov on Striking Your Fancy

It’s amazing how some people can be so ahead of their time.  In the eighties, Isaac Asimov was talking about the importance of creativity and passion in learning, a revolution in education, and the benefits of online learning as if … Continue reading

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Vote Now: Old School, In School, or Online Learning?

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