Coursera, a California-based venture that has enrolled five million students in its free online courses, announced on Thursday a partnership with the United States government to create “learning hubs” around the world where students can go to get Internet access to free courses supplemented by weekly in-person class discussions with local teachers or facilitators.
Fortune Jefferson and Lincoln: Different leaders for different times Fortune It's hard to imagine two more different routes to great presidencies. Jefferson and Lincoln's paths shaped what they accomplished in the White House.
Emerging Technologies Librarian ... so very hard to try to persuade other professionals to join us in social media, problems are usually interpreted as an opportunity for education and outreach, with people in the community often looking for how to...
Infographics are interesting–a mash of (hopefully) easily-consumed visuals (so, symbols, shapes, and images) and added relevant character-based data (so, numbers, words, and brief sentences).
The learning application for them is clear, with many academic standards–including the Common Core standards–requiring teachers to use a variety of media forms, charts, and other data for both information reading as well as general fluency. It’s curious they haven’t really “caught on” in schools considering how well they bridge both the old-form textbook habit of cramming tons of information into a small space, while also neatly overlapping with the dynamic and digital world.
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