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Madeline Brownstone

Where YouTube Meets the Farm - 2 views

    "India has 100,000 agricultural extension workers whose job is to translate research into useable information for the 60 percent of Indians who earn a livelihood from farming, many of whom cannot read and lack electricity." "Digital Green's approach is kind of the MOOC model turned upside down," "Looking ahead, Digital Green is planning to build a Khan Academy-like site for the videos, showing the step-by-step connections across their (now) 2,600 videos. It is planning a pilot with Vodaphone to use audio snippets to reinforce messages. If a farmer forgets something between viewings, he can receive robocalls, call in with questions, or listen to an audio version of a video."
Julie Lindsay

Pupils film teacher meltdowns - National - NZ Herald News - 2 views

    Another example of cyberbaiting, from New Zealand.
Sandra Stark

Caveon Uses Technology Against Cheaters - - 2 views

    Mississippi had a problem born of the age of soaring student testing and digital technology. High school students taking the state's end-of-year exams were using cellphones to text one another the answers. Enlarge This Image Drew Angerer/The New York Times John Fremer, 71, a Caveon co-founder who was once the chief test developer for the SAT. CHEAT SHEET A High-Tech Approach Articles in this series examine cheating in education and efforts to stop it. Readers' Comments Readers shared their thoughts on this article. Read All Comments (77) » With more than 100,000 students tested, proctors could not watch everyone - not when some teenagers can text with their phones in their pockets. So the state called in a company that turns technology against the cheats: it analyzes answer sheets by computer and flags those with so many of the same questions wrong or right that the chances of random agreement are astronomically small. Copying is the almost certain explanation.
Barbara Stefanics

Apple Learning Interchange - It's In Your Pocket! Cell Phones in Education - 1 views

    "Mobile is the next wave in technology. Cellphones text faster than email, spread video faster than cameras, and webcast in real time. They take assignments, document work, translate and podcast. Mobile interfaces with Web 2.0. Best of all: teachers and students carry them already! Learn what we can adapt to achieve educational goals."
Barbara Stefanics

Video, IPTV & Network PVR Solutions | Encoded Media - 0 views

    "the development of video streaming solutions"
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