The developed world holds up the ideals of capitalism, democracy and political rights for all. Those in emerging markets often don't have that luxury. In this powerful talk, economist Dambisa Moyo makes the case that the west can't afford to rest on its laurels and imagine others will blindly follow. Instead, a different model, embodied by China, is increasingly appealing. A call for open-minded political and economic cooperation in the name of transforming the world.
Impressive. D.Moyo is an award winning author/economist who advocates for a return to Hayek's view of economic development.
Higher education is a social experience. Social media, social learning and social life all play important roles in the college experience. This Education Planning Guide focuses on making the most of the social side of education. Colleges embrace new world of social media Colleges are using social media to get the message to students. College applicants should be cautious with social media More and more schools are looking at social media posts for at least some students. Group projects in class prepare students for careers The ability to work in a team tops the list of most desirable skills for employers, according to a recent survey. Rules and means of communication between professors and students are changing In an era of social media, the rules of communication outside class have
GDigital technologies are changing nearly every pocket of campus and academic life. Student Affairs administrators must evolve and respond, even altering how they structure their own learning enviro...
Today, February 5th, 2014, is Digital Learning Day. According to its website, the focus of this awareness campaign is "about giving every child the opportunity to learn in a robust digital environment everyday, with the goal of success in college and a career."
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George Siemens to Lead Digital Learning Research at UT-Arlington Campus Technology In addition, Siemens is the author of two books — Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age and Knowing Knowledge — and co-founder of the Learning...