Sharon, doing an awesome job, presenting Vialogues at SLOAN!
Janice, presenting at SLOAN on Survey Sidekick
Zhou, doing an awesome job presenting at SLOAN!
Title: The Implementation of Mobile Learning in Outdoor Education: Application of QR Codes
Authors: Hsin-chin Lai, Chun-Yen Chang, Wen-Shiane Li, Yu-Lin Fan, and Ying-Tien Wu
Outdoor education can be an effective way to teach academic subjects such as geography, history and natural sciences. While traditional maps are an important tool in outdoor teaching, gre...
As digital literacy becomes ever more important in today's world, a potential danger is that the digital divide between the "haves" and "have nots" will increase. To address this social issue, the Committee for Democratization of Information Technology (CDI) relies on corporate donations (including unused computers) to support techn...
Ghetto Film School (GFS), a nonprofit based in the South Bronx, is taking full advantage of the internet to offer film classes across the globe. Through Google+ Hangouts, GFS is experimenting with ways to scale its MasterClass, a highly acclaimed educational model that connects successful professionals with aspiring young filmmakers.
Moved by the story of a young Haitian filmmaker who participated in the Google+ version of the MasterClass,
Title: Social Enterprise and Social Entrepreneurship Research and Theory
Authors: Maria Granados, Vlatka Hlupic, Elayne Coakes, & Souad Mohamed
Check out any major news publication that reports on current affairs, and there is a good chance that you will stumble across the term social entrepreneurship,
A new book titled, Learning a Living: Radical Innovation in Education for Work highlights "15 forward-thinking educational projects around the world from rural Nicaragua to the metropolises of Japan" that have transformed education in such a way that prepare learners for 21st-century job market. Thought it interesting, so am passing along a link.
January 20, 2012's top stories on learning, carefully selected by the NLT Team
1. Is Duolingo.com the best way to learn a new language?
Full story from TechCrunch
2. A call for Indian colleges to release their own OCW.
Could a video science journal address the scientific challenge of reproducing experimental results? Find out more by checking out this Chronicle article.