Education 3.0 and the Pedagogy (Andragogy, Heutagogy) of Mobile Learning

The evolution of the web from Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 and now to Web 3.0 can be used a metaphor of how education should also be evolving, as a movement based on the evolution from Education 1.0 to Educa...


Developmental Psychology Masters - Online Masters and PhDs

There are many career options after taking a developmental psychology masters degree. This page will help you to find out more about studying online and on-campus, and to locate suitable programs for this exciting study of human development.

Graduates with a masters degree in developmental psychology are qualified to work in a specific branch of psychology that involves the study of how humans develop and change during the course of a lifetime. This is not restricted to physical growth and change, but also emotional, cognitive, and social development.

BIG Q: Education Issues with CS, Prof Jacob Kaimenyi Part 1 - YouTube

BIG Q: Education Issues with CS, Prof Jacob Kaimenyi Part 1 - YouTube

Online learning pioneer slams ban on Iranian, Cuban, Sudanese students

The founder of free online learning platform edX, set up by Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has spoken out against the US State department’s decision to block people in Iran, Cuba and Sudan from accessing a new advanced course on aircraft design.

“I believe that all our courses should be freely available. I believe it does not make sense to block any courses from embargoed nations,” said Anant Agarwal, president of edX and professor of electrical engineering and computer science at MIT.

In early March, edX discovered the US government was going to block the Flight Vehicle Aerodynamics course offered by MIT. “Right now on EdX, of the 160 courses on our platform, one course is blocked, that’s the advanced aeronautics course to the embargoed nations.”



Turning documents into conversations

NowComment is fast, powerful, and feature-rich: you can sort comments, skim summaries, create assignments, hide comments, reply privately, and much more.


Afghanistan Partnership Project

Empowering Afghan women, youth and leaders from the grass-roots up!

We are partnering with civil society organizations in Afghanistan so we can continue this work from the front and support our partners in sharing the high cost of working for peace in a war zone. Please join us in this exciting one-of-a-kind effort for peace, stability and the rule of law in a beautiful yet war-torn land!


How Has Technology Changed Younger Students?


Teens acting as early adopters is no different when it comes to mobile device usage. More than half of all high school students carry a smartphone every day. A huge change from ten years ago when even ordinary cell phones were not that common among children. Although schools sometimes struggle to manage smartphone usage in […]

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The promise of open, distance and e-learning

In the context of post-secondary school education on the African continent, it is clear that current institutions cannot, and for the foreseeable future will not be able to, sufficiently address the legitimate need to increase access to higher education.

In Africa there is a crucial need not only to increase access with success, but also to increase access to diverse opportunities across the post-secondary school sector.


The Spirit Level authors: why society is more unequal than ever

A lot has happened in the five years since we published our book, The Spirit Level. New Labour were still perhaps too relaxed about people becoming “filthy rich”. And there was an assumption that inequality mattered only if it increased poverty, and that for most people “real” poverty was a thing of the past.


The internet is actually controlled by 14 people who hold 7 secret keys

This sounds like something out of a Dan Brown book but it isn't: The whole internet is controlled by seven actual, physical keys. The Guardian's James Ball


The promise of open, distance and e-learning


In the context of post-secondary school education on the African continent, it is clear that current institutions cannot, and for the foreseeable future will not be able to, sufficiently address the legitimate need to increase access to higher education. In Africa there is a crucial need not only to increase access with success, but also […]

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The World Wide Web at 25: how Africa connects

Today marks 25 years exactly since Tim Berners-Lee first proposed the concept of the World Wide Web. To celebrate the News Team has put together this infographic


Education Committee Calls For Cabinet Secretary's Resignation.

Some members of the national assembly's education committee are now demanding the resignation of education Cabinet Secretary Professor Jacob Kaimenyi over his alleged mishandling of the controversial laptops for schools tender which was cancelled by the public procurement appeals review board, Tuesday. The committee is accusing Kaimenyi of authorizing the cancelled tendering process, after the appeals board found the tender award to indian firm olive technologies questionable.


Financing the university in a post-2015 world - University World News

Universities have a vital role to play in reducing socio-economic inequalities post-2015, but the financial crisis has brought a number of constraints on government financing, higher education programming and the overall growth and competitiveness of countries.



Graduate and Undergraduate Business Programs

business programsBusiness programs open the doors to higher salaries than those with other majors do over time.  This page helps you to find out where you can take suitable programs, what the trends are, what you can earn after graduation, and more ... 

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Graduate and Undergraduate Business Programs

SatLink chosen as global TV distribution partner for Ethiopian TV agency

SatLink Communications Ltd., a leading teleport, Content Management & HD Playout Centre, has announced that SatLink has been selected by the Ethiopian Radio and Television Agency (ERTA) for the global distribution of its ETV news channel. The Ethiopian Government owned television channel, whose broadcasts include news, entertainment, music and sports content, will extend its audience reach across Africa, North America, Europe and the Middle East over SatLink’s Global Satellite and Fibre Network.

SatLink will broadcast ETV, whose aim is to broadcast informative, educating and timely information of the development of Ethiopia utilising state-of the-art technology, to the African market utilising SatLink's capacity on AMOS -5 C-band to allow them to effectively distribute their content easily to Africa’s multi-channel platforms. As ETV’s partner, SatLink worked closely with the broadcaster in order to help design the uplink capabilities for the channel from ETV’s facilities in Ethiopia on to Amos 5 and ensure the network of satellite’s chosen specifically met the broadcasters needs and achieve the international reach that was required.


RFID-Tagged Rhinos And Smart Watering Holes: The Google-Funded Tech Fighting Poaching

fastcoexist.com - Google is quietly funding an arsenal of high-tech law enforcement equipment, but it's not for the law enforcement you know. It's designed to protect African animals from illegal poachers. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) issued an update this week on their Wildlife Crime Technology Project , which received a $5 million Google Global Impact award at the end of 2012. Earlier this week, the WWF issued a report on how the money was used --and, in the process, gave a peak into a normally secretive world of drones and high-tech sensors.

This Small Box Collects Power From Almost Any Source, From A Bike To The Wind

fastcoexist.com - More than 1 billion people around the world don’t have electricity, and even more don’t have access to reliable electricity; when they flip a switch, it may or may not work. While dozens of startups are working on new sources of cheap off-grid energy--from solar panels to gravity-powered lights--one of the challenges that remains is storing electricity so it can be used later. Juice Box , from the Seattle-based design firm Artefact , might be one answer to that problem:


Uganda’s anti-gay law causes significant cuts to foreign aid Add to ...

theglobeandmail.com - Uganda’s new anti-gay law is costing the East African country millions of dollars in lost foreign aid. The law imposing harsh penalties for homosexuality, which President Yoweri Museveni signed on Monday, has been met by waves of protests from rights groups and pointed criticism from Western governments and the United Nations. Uganda's Museveni signs anti-gay bill, defying donors, Washington. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.