Entries tagged: Students

Education Worldwide

Streets win over tuition fees in Germany, for Germans and international students

The German political decision to introduce tuition fees was defeated by popular opposition. The protests-leading German Free Education Movement was born when 200 organizations, including student unions, trade unions and political parties, formed the Alliance[…]

OpenEd & OER

N.Y. Public Library Plans Face-to-Face ‘Classes’ for MOOC Students

In a pilot program with Coursera, the New York Public Library plans to organize meet-ups at which people taking massive open online courses can gather and discuss the courses with help from “trained facilitators.” The[…]

Education Worldwide

Quest for College Accountability Produces Demand for Yet More Student Data

Article by Paul Basken published in The Chronicle of Higer Education After three years of studying ideas for measuring institutional quality, an expert panel assembled by the National Research Council delivered a 192-page report on[…]

ICT4D

Spending priorities & new cases of Digital Divide

Students vs. Prisoners – Benefits in Michigan | by Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

Learning Technologies

Technology use by 11-12 year old students (Infographic)

Infographic by Greg Swanson in EdTechToolbox