23 janvier 2016

Ed Tech Patent Update: The Innovator’s Agreement

By Michael Feldstein. Carl Straumsheim has a good piece out on the Khan Academy patent Inside Higher Ed today. Much of it is a primer on the uses and limitations of defensive patents, but there is a piece on the specific nature of the patent pledge that Khan Academy has signed that I missed. More...

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Solving the Ed Tech Patent Problem

By Michael Feldstein. You may have heard that Khan Academy has filed for several patents. Audrey Watters has written a really strong piece providing the details of the filings in the context of the history of ed tech patents and showing why some academics feel that the patent system clashes with the values upon which academia was built. More...

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@ITSligo keynote and inspiring people

Inge Ignatia de WaardBy Inge Ignatia de Waard. About nine months ago I had the pleasure of meeting GavinClinch, who works for ITSligo in Ireland. His institute does amazing online course work, and in constantly looking for ways to improve opportunities for students who transition from secondary school to university, or from university to professional fields. Like many other countries, Ireland has multiple challenges to orient their citizens for the future, luckily they have strategically, knowledgeable people working on it, such as the teams at ITSligo. Read more...

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Natalie Panek on Learning without Boundaries #devlearn

Inge Ignatia de WaardBy Inge Ignatia de Waard. This keynote by Natalie Panek (she is a real rocket scientist, NASA Mission Systems Engineer, MDA Robotics and Automation Learning) will only be available for one week through the ELearning Guild's archive. Natalie gave the closing keynote at the DevLearn conference in 2015. Read more...

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Power Learners, #DavidBowie and Creativity

Inge Ignatia de WaardBy Inge Ignatia de Waard. There is so much power in Learning. In the ongoing quest for creation, trial, error, and renewal. There is something mystic in those of us who keep on creating (learning) and exploring the new on top of the old. Heightened creativity inevitably leads to estrangement, and at the same time getting closer to pure understanding. Going out of every comfort zone, building on the immense knowledge and experience one has gathered during a lifetime, and then mold it into what only the minds eye can see, beyond the known. Read more...

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Call for papers: mobile and online learning #CfP

Inge Ignatia de WaardBy Inge Ignatia de Waard. Just a couple of open calls to get papers and/or speaking proposals in:
Practical Pedagogies 2016: 3 - 4 November 2016 in Toulouse, France.
A high-impact, grass-roots training conference for classroom teachers by classroom teachers. Two days of inspiring keynotes, workshops and evening social events: only 100 Euros! *
Workshop leaders attend free of charge - submit your proposal here in January 2016!
A not-for-profit event at the International School of Toulouse, November 3rd/4th 2016. Read more...

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Er will, dass sich das ändert

Von Hanna Gieffers. Aus der Vorstadt auf die Elite-Hochschule – in Frankreich ist das fast unmöglich. Wie Rayan Nezzar es dennoch schaffte. Mehr...

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Mein Vater, der Alt-68er

Ein Leserartikel von Anna Heinemann. Engagier Dich mal!, sagt der Vater. Er fälschte seinen Schein, stürmte Vorlesungen und taufte sein Meerschweinchen Rosa Luxemburg. Unsere Leserin fühlt sich spießig. Mehr...

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Wann muss ich mich kümmern?

Von Mischa Drautz. Meist ist es nicht damit getan, nur kurz das Internet zu durchstöbern, um einen geeigneten Masterstudiengang zu finden. Die Suche braucht Zeit. Mehr...

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Kann ich neben dem Studium jobben?

Interview: Friederike Lübke. Viele arbeiten neben dem Studium. Dann aber besser einen Job passend zum Fach! Wie man den findet und worauf noch zu achten ist, erklärt Sozialberaterin Karen Tepel. Mehr...

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