A few years ago, Dr. Brené Brown delivered a presentation on “The power of vulnerability” at TEDx Houston. As a professor at the University of Houston, Brown studies vulnerability, courage, authenticity, and shame.
YottaFire Higher Education Not Only Makes a Person Intelligent, But Also Stronger YottaFire It has been observed from studies that the people with higher education tend to recover from brain injuries faster than ordinary people.
MOOCs: What's a Great College Class Worth When It's Free? DailyFinance Thanks to the growing popularity of Massive Open Online Courses, many elite institutions worldwide are offering some of their popular classes gratis.
WA today How Coursera will go from a populist MOOC to a major business VentureBeat One of the leading massive open online course (MOOC) providers, Coursera took on $63 million in Series B funding last year.
Tens of millions of children globally never even get to start school despite decades of vows to put this right. Is anyone rushing to fulfil the promises? (If "a lack of education" were considered a disease, would it become a higher priority?
Video games could be a teacher's key in the classroom VOXXI A technology professor at the University of Texas at El Paso is developing a game that teaches faculty how to manage the classroom and deal with disruptions when students talk out of turn,...
Here are five ways technology can help empower teachers so they can devote more of their time and energy to student learning. Think back to your days as a student. Do you remember that special teacher who sparked a new interest for you?
Marketers have never had more data at their disposal. The opportunity to glean insights by crunching all of these new sources of data is pretty intoxicating. Yet having access to the data is only one part of the equation. Making sense of the data is the harder part.
Do we ignore mistakes, brushing them aside for the sake of our self-confidence? Or do we investigate the errors, seeking to learn from the snafus? The latter approach, suggests a series of studies, could make you learn faster.