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From yesterday’s inbox…

Michael K. Barbour,
The latest information from  K-12 Blended & Online Learning by University System of Georgia on Coursera.

Dear Michael K. Barbour,

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Report: Innovating Pedagogy 2014 [PDF]

Reposted from Open University:

This report proposes ten innovations that are already in play but have not yet had a profound influence on education. To produce it, a group of academics at the Institute of Educational Technology in The Open University proposed a long list of new educational terms, theories, and practices. 367 more words

Two MOOCs on Entrepreneurship

Are you an engineer who has hacked a really cool idea in your spare time, but don’t have the business acumen to start up a company? 273 more words

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Mosquito nets and Equality for all

So I’m taking this pretty awesome course on Coursera right now called How to Change the World. What’s that? Never heard of Coursera? Well your life is about to be changed! 755 more words


Second SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grant Supports Metaliteracy

A team from Empire State College, SUNY and the University at Albany was awarded a Tier 3 SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grant (IITG) for 2014-2015. This $60,000 grant, … 460 more words


A MOOC for language lovers

Finally there’s a MOOC out there (free, online university course) for language lovers with no previous background in linguistic studies. “Miracles of Human Language: An Introduction to Linguistics… 76 more words

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What is a proof, really?

What is a mathematical proof? Way back when I was a college freshman, I could give you a precise answer: A proof of a statement S is a finite sequence of assertions S(1), S(2), … S(n) such that S(n) = S and each S(i) is either an axiom or else follows from one or more of the preceding statements S(1), …,S(i-1) by a direct application of a valid rule of inference. 1,115 more words

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