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IBM UX researcher and designer, Jessica Zhang shared her wealth of experience with EdLab in April of 2017. Dr. Zhang offered an in-depth look into how to use UX research to drive agile collaboration in a remote setting using one of her own past projects as an example. Watch the full seminar on Vialogues. Excerpts from the discussion @10:25 sabarish: T...
About once every other month on a Wednesday afternoon, the only sound you'll hear floating through The Jewish Museum is the gentle voice of art educator Olivia Swisher as she leads a group of art admirers, and a few dogs, through the cavernous space located in the center of Museum Mile. They have the exhibition space all to themselves for the intimate
Steven Goss is the Vice Provost of Digital Learning at Teachers College, Columbia University. Drawing from his experience over the last two years, he shared his vision of what teaching and learning look like using digital technologies and outlined three major areas of focus for his department including faculty support, online programming, and digital innovation. Watch the full seminar on V...
There's something about being bucked off and stepped on by a 2,000-pound bull that helps you never make the same mistake again. And while the sport of professional bull riding can't be taught, lessons are gleaned from broken bones, pointers from peers, and simply experience. A round of bull riding lasts only 8 seconds but can take an entire career to fully master. And as riders get smarter, so do the bulls who learn to anticipate the moves of their human ...
Seung Yeon Lee joined the EdLab Seminar in March 2017 to talk about her recent work and study at UC Berkeley in psychometric models and its relevance to the education sector. She hopes that her work can help improve lectures and customize lessons in its application and formative assessment. Watch the full seminar on Vialogues. Excerpts from the discussion @1...
Since 2011, CO/LAB Theater Group (which stands for Creative Opportunities without Limits And Boundaries) has been putting teens and adults with developmental disabilities in the limelight. In addition to CO/LAB: Connect courses that bring the experience offsite to partnered facilities and residences,
Kimberley Yang is a psychotherapist based in Palm Springs, California where she meets with patients who were seeking bariatric surgery to lose weight through surgical intervention. In March of 2017 she spoke to EdLab about the low academic and low career outcomes associated with morbid obesity. Watch the full seminar on Vi...
It is said that food is medicine. Food is love. And even more so, food is a portal to another culture. The League of Kitchens was founded by Lisa Gross, the daughter of a Korean immigrant and a Jewish NYC native, with this very intention in mind. The organization provides epicurious New Yorkers with immersive international culinary experiences by going right to the source, namely skilled immigrant women fro...
At the end of March 2017, Charles Lang, a visiting assistant professor in Learning Analytics at Teachers College, discussed his thoughts on the role of teachers as data processors and the influence of big data on education systems. He also offered attendees a sneak peak of his soon-to-be-released publication The Handbook of Learning Analytics, available on the Society of Learning Analytics's webpage...
As a silver medalist in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Tim Morehouse has learned a few life lessons along the way. "If being a champion was easy, everyone would do it," he states. "And you have to understand that being a champion involves setbacks and challenges and difficulties." These lessons are just some of the foundational beliefs that he teaches at Fencing in the Schools, which runs as an after-school pr...