On the Agenda – Week 48, 2013

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29 november 2013 | Will Big Data cause the extinction of African languages? Or will new language technology help African languages to thrive in a polyglot age? And GMO’s might not as carcinogenic as was thought.

Take 1 – MOOCs

@ieducator: Study: MOOCs students are highly educated, job-oriented

@jtweed: Spooked by MOOCs? Debunking TLAs in distance learning: guide to help decide which eLearning options are for you.

@mseangallagher: There you go. A Kenyan Cloud School. MOOCs for Blended and Lifelong Learning.

Take 2 – Big Data

@MontyMunford: Big Data and the future of 2,000 languages you’ve never heard of (but a billion Africans speak every day)

@karenlaclabiche: Big Data, Trying to Build Better Workers

@TheAtlantic: Proof that ‘big data’ is one of the most overused corporate buzzwords of 2013

Take 3 – R&D

@maxplanckpress: Controversial 2012 study linking Genetic Modification maize to rat  tumors is retracted

@ResearchAfrica: New Kenyan research vessel to monitor ocean health off East Africa coast

@PLOSone: Causes of Recent Warming of Mediterranean Waters. How Much Attributed to Climate Change? 

 …and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU: Energy companies and researchers: in Groningen you find a huge energy living lab. 

@ScienceGuideEU:  Do low educational results mirror the low-skilled teacher? Or is there a different connection? Schleicher knows

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