Entries tagged: India

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University expansion in a changing global economy. Triumph of the BRICs?

Carnoy, Martin, et al. University Expansion in a Changing Global Economy: Triumph of the BRICs?. Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, 2013. The four largest developing economies – Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) are[…]

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VII Intl. Seminar – Matthew Kam – Mobile Phones and Language Literacy in Rural Developing Regions

Keynote of the VII International Seminar of the UNESCO Chair in e-Learning Matthew Kam (Carnegie Mellon University, USA) Mobile Phones and Language Literacy in Rural Developing Regions Updated list of videos in the microsite of[…]

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Ways of increasing literacy: in India, Karaoke with same-language subtitles

As the Boston Globe writes, music videos are trigerring a literacy boom in India. Read the Full Article | The Boston Globe – Watch and learn. By Riddhi Shah […] Nine years ago, India’s national[…]

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Mobile Technologies for Learning and Development (VII). Matthew Kam: Mobile Phones and Language Literacy in Rural Developing Regions

Notes from the UOC UNESCO Chair in e-Learning VII International Seminar: Mobile Technologies for Learning and Development, held in Casa Asia, Barcelona, Spain, on October 6-7, 2010. More notes on this event: eLChair10. Mobile Phones and Language Literacy in Rural Developing RegionsMatthew Kam, Human-Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, USA When analysing what the user […]

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India wants a $10 Laptop Per Child

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ok4z9Xpapzc[/youtube] Is this a hype? OLPC argues that we should take into account that OLPC promised that by 2010 his laptops would be no more expensive than $50, and according to OLPC news, it has[…]