On the Agenda – Week 20, 2013

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17 mei 2013 | Georgia Institute of Technology offers first complete MOOC Masters and British educators learned a lot in Shanghai. And what’s more… applying high-frequency electrical noise might turn you into a maths prodigy.

Take 1 – MOOC

@DerekBartels: The Next step in MOOCS: $40k reduced to $7k to complete Masters at Georgia Institute of Technology via a MOOC

@TimoKos: Yale, one of the last Ivy League universities not offering MOOCs, joins Coursera 

@MariCarmenMar: MOOC Review – University of Amsterdam’s Intro to Communication Science

Take 2 – STEM

@SchleicherEDU: See what British educators have learned in Shanghai about math and science teaching

@URichmond: Why subsidize STEM education?

@OLPC: Sovereignty, Open Source, and Sacred Knowledge: Learning about STEM Education for Indigenous Peoples

Take 3 –  HEALTH

@bbceducation  neurodegenerative illness, stroke or learning difficulties can be fixed by applying high-frequency electrical noise to the brain.

@AegiSite students eat better and get more exercise on days when they communicate more with their parents

@SciDevNet_ The growth of cities might be a decisive factor in the elimination of malaria.

…and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU: MOOC giant Coursera starts pilot programs with several education publishers to provide students with free e-textbooks

@ScienceGuideEU: Greenpeace Director Kumi Naidoo sees that technology brings unprecedented threats and opportunities at the same time


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