On the agenda – Week 44, 2012

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2 november 2012 | Erasmus Generation as Europe’s last hope and the challenges of higher education in Nigeria. Furthermore, in this week’s “On the agenda”: Worry about math hurts the brain and Blackboard challenges MOOC providers.

Take 1 – Online Education

@Wiredcampus: Course-Management Companies Blackboard and Instructure Challenge MOOC Providers

@MITnews: given tablets but no teachers, Ethiopian children teach themselves.

@GoogleEduTeam: Coursera and Antioch team up with a licensing deal to offer MOOCs for credit.

Take 2 – Around the Globe

@DennisAbbott: Erasmus generation, you’re Europe’s last hope

@thejakartaglobe: Indonesians Lured To Sudan With Free Tuition for Education

@NigerianMuse: Leadership and the Challenges of Higher Education in Nigeria

Take 3 – Research

@PlosOne: Dogs Evaluate Humans on the Basis of Direct Experiences Only

@StanfordBiz: Research from  Prof. Neil Malhotra suggests Pres. Obama may get a bump in the polls from Superstorm Sandy

@UChicagoNews: When people worry about math, the brain feels the pain

…and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU:Calculations UK loan system flawed.

@ScienceGuideEU:Is the end of Spanish R&D near

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