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MasterWorks is an educational virtual reality experience that transports users to four UNESCO World Heritage sites. Digital conservationist groupCyArk captured images of each site using photogrammetry, enabling virtual tourists to walk through 360-degree renderings of places that are normally off limits. MasterWorks aims to teach users about the history and creat...
The interconnectedness of the world is rapidly changing the demographics and needs of students enrolled in higher education. Georgia Tech is one university that is attempting to address these changes by moving more programs online, utilizing new digital resources, and recognizing that a college education is not a one-and-done experience. They hope that restructuring education to better fit student needs will better...
Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. Research shows that language learning might delay dementia. Full story from Salon 2. How and why one professor eliminated grades to focus on learning.
Michael Auerbach is the co-founder of Kinful, a K-12 social-emotional learning program where students produce their own virtual reality videos. Auerbach has spent over nine years founding, directing, and scaling social justice programs, dealing with issues such as gender equality in West Africa, juvenile justice in Baltimore, and educational equity in New York City. How did your education ...
Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. How Rosetta Stone is prospering despite the onslaught of language learning apps. Full story from CNBC 2. Latina student programs Alexa to teach immigrants their rights.
Our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. Digital learning platform prepares lawyers for the future. Full story from Above the Law 2. This snapchat-style app helps kids learn to overcome speech impediments.
Technology use in refugee camps can facilitate significant professional and community development opportunities among teachers. A recent study examined these developments at the Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps in Kenya. Specifically, researchers examined how refugee teachers living in camps use mobile phones and messaging apps with their peers, and how these tools can boost girls’ education and gender equity. The researchers collec...
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Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. Eight podcasts for the tech curious to learn from. Full story from the New York Times 2. Garageband meets learning needs of a young autistic composer.
Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. MIT and the Fashion Institute of Technology collaborate to create innovative textiles. Full story from MIT News 2. Dozens of colleges exploited by a software vulnerability.