On the Agenda – Week 14, 2013

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4 april 2013 | EdX and Stanford team up to build an open source platform and the smartphone technology influences education in Africa. Also, on this week’s agenda, why are almost all the world’s largest solar panel producers in danger of going bankrupt?

Take 1 – Africa

@BC_INHEA: Kenya in Dire Need of Lecturers to Stop Higher Education Decline

@TheKuyuProject: The Influence of New Smart Phone Technology on Education in Africa

@JohnDGilmour: “It’s time for South Africa to create alternative education models

Take 2 – MOOC

@iEducator: Linux of online learning’ gets stronger edX & Stanford team up to build open source platform

@stanlysk: Blended Schools Network To Launch MOOC for Online Teachers

@AEIeducation: 72% of MOOC professors believe students should not receive college credit

Take 3 – Innovation

@BarackObama: President Obama on the BRAIN initiative and the importance of investing in American Innovation

@SmithsonianMag: Scientists believe the iridescent wings of this butterfly could be used in technology to benefit humans

@techreview: Almost all of the world’s largest solar panel makers are in danger of going bankrupt very soon. What went wrong?

…and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU: Generation Z’s Iconic Inventor

@ScienceGuideEU: Massive Open Australian Courses

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