On the agenda – Week 44, 2012
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?