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MIT, learning technologies, and developing countries: lessons in technology transfer

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  This week I spent three days at the MIT LINC (Learning International Networks Consortium) conference in Boston/Cambridge, Massachusetts, with the theme: 'Realizing the Dream:...

Online learning in 2012: a retrospective

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Well, 2012 was certainly the year of the MOOC. Audrey Watters provides a comprehensive overview of what happened with MOOCs in 2012, so I...

Teaching science via remote control

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Stacey, P. (2011) Teaching science online Musings on the Ed Tech Frontier, October 6 This is a fascinating article about using remote web-based science labs...

Conference on learning environments and ecosystems in Engineering Education

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IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference: "Learning Environments and Ecosystems in Engineering Education" EDUCON2011 Princess Sumaya University for Technology Amman, Jordan 4-6 April 2011 Call for Papers The conference is the...

Learning technologies in engineering education

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Regular readers will know that I believe that 'real' engineering is one of the tougher areas for e-learning, because of the need for hands-on...

Games to teach science and math in the USA

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Barak Obama has announced a number of initiatives to improve the teaching of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). One of these initiatives are...

Can you teach ‘real’ engineering at a distance?

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This blog is prompted by an e-mail from Rich Zuc, who wanted to know why there were no undergraduate degrees in engineering offered at...