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Global Ed-Tech Disruption From Poland: Crowdsourced Homework

Global Ed-Tech Disruption From Poland: Crowdsourced Homework | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it

Who’d have guessed that education would be the next target for entrepreneurial disruption? It started with Massive open online courses – MOOCS – which have gained in popularity by bringing educational opportunities to the online masses. But Polish ed-tech platform Brainly operates through a very different model, one that could be described as 'crowdlearning.' Instead of of functioning solely as a Q&A platform for students, it creates a social learning community in which users must answer questions for other users in order to tap into the community for insights into their own academic questions, swapping their knowledge of English literature for help with physics or biology homework, for example. Crowd sourced homework.[...]

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Wanna Play? Computer Gamers Help Push Frontier Of Brain Research : NPR

Wanna Play? Computer Gamers Help Push Frontier Of Brain Research : NPR | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it
Computer games aren't just for fun anymore — they're also valuable research tools. Scientists are taking complex problems — like trying to figure out how proteins fold and how neural networks work — and turning them into engaging games.
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Digital Bill of Rights Open to Student Crowdsourcing

Digital Bill of Rights Open to Student Crowdsourcing | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it