On the agenda – Week 49, 2012

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6 december 2012 | Social Media to recruit students in emerging markets and 2012, the year of MOOC. Furthermore in this week’s “On the agenda”: The centenary of the birth of Wim Klein, CERN's human ‘computer’, China's expansion and impact and Chilean accreditation.

Take 1 – Majority World

@DrEducationBlog: Brazil has 41m Facebook users age 16-34; still think education fairs and agents are relevant for recruitment

@OECD_Edu: China – what will remain when the dust around economic expansion has settled?

@SantiagoTimes: Amid scandal, Chile seeks to reform accreditation system

Take 2 – Online Learning

@WESfans: 2012, the year of the MOOC

@guardian: Teaching with Twitter: how the social network can contribute to learning

@boco_eng: Is distance education opposed to face-to-face learning?

Take 3 – Research

@SmithsonianMag: Blame Napoleon for our addiction to sugar

@CERN: Centenary of the birth of Wim Klein, CERN’s first ‘computer’, watch the video

@maxplanckpress: Childhood trauma leaves mark on DNA of some victims

…and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU: mergers in shrinking Taiwanese higher education

@ScienceGuideEU: Income drop predictor of crime

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