Archive: Posts Tagged ‘usa’

“Digital Textbook Initiative” des Gouvernators

2 comments September 16th, 2009

Umstritten, aber allemal eine Diskussion wert … mehr Infos hier.

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Study Finds That Online Education Beats the Classroom

No comments August 21st, 2009

Interessanter Artikel in der New York Times zum Thema Online-Lernen. Er handelt von einer neuen Studie, die im Auftrag des “Departments of Education”, also des US-Bildungsministeriums, entstanden ist, mit dem Namen “Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning”. Recht umfangreiches Werk, mit der bemerkenswerten Schlussfolgerung: “On average, students in online learning conditions performed better than those receiving face-to-face instruction.”

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NYTimes Magazine: Teaching (and Education)

No comments September 28th, 2008

This past week’s issue of the NYTimes Magazine is about education and teaching. The design of the issue features the work of undergrad and graduate students from design, illustration, and photography programs across the US and abroad. The focus of the many interesting articles is not primarily on technology but mostly somehow related to …

Here’s a podcast about Unigo.com — a free, gigantic, student-generated guide to North American colleges for prospective applicants and their families. Unigo’s central idea: High-school and college students would much rather learn from one another than from a book. Very simple indeed :-) ! Go check the NYTimes Magazine isssue for yourself …

[audio:http://graphics8.nytimes.com/podcasts/2008/09/18/19backstory-dee.mp3]

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