I just read this new meta-review study on Video-based learning. I thought it could be a quick reference for us to think about advancing Vialogues research.
Giannakos, M. N. (2013), Exploring the video-based learning research: A review of the literature. British Journal of Educational Technology, 44: E191—E195. doi: 10.1111/bjet.12070
the number of papers (about video-based learning) has significantly increased during the last years;
the focus of the recent studies is on empirical quantit...
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Misgiving (circa 1955), by Annelise Egler
Princess Nora Bint Abdulrahman University (PNU) is a recently completed campus that combines three existing women's universities in Saudi Arabia. The campus space can accommodate up to 60,000 women. The design of the campus incorporates heat shielding techniques including an awesome water and air-powered cooling system in the outdoor courtyards. The exterior buildings are also obscured so students could de-veil inside the campus. This new university is also interesting because though more women than men receive post-secondary education in Saudi Arabia, their job prospects are dismal; women make up only about 14% of the workforce.
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October 31, 2013's top stories on learning, carefully selected by the NLT Team
1. Toys for future programmers.
Full story from Fast Company
2. Beautiful nervous system? Better thank your mama.
High school students in cities across the U.S. have not always enjoyed a great deal of exposure to learning activities about the natural world that surrounds them, largely because teachers themselves have had limited access to resources focused on urban environmental education. Fortunately, the current growing demand for green jobs in field...
Adobe makes a great case for using analytics that evaluate more than just clicks. And an even stronger case against giving tablets to babies.
Exploratory data analysis: Basic concepts of Networks, Graphs, and Social Network Analysis
1. Warm up - make use of Gephi to visualize your facebook network
download and install Gephi from here https://gephi.org/users/download/
download your facebook data http://snacourse.com/getnet
Layout: ForceAtlas2, Yifan Hu, Fruchterman Reingold
Statistics: Average degree, Modularity
A great read on building a company.
In the end, however, it's a little sad that he never solved the bike hut's problem.
October 30, 2013's top stories on learning, carefully selected by the NLT Team
1. Blended learning may improve rural education.
Full story from Ed Week
2. After 50 years of education fever, universities in South Korea are beginning to loo...