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Could MOOC's solve inequality? Follow the dabate - 0 views

Module11 Inequality
started by cuptlib on 19 Nov 14 no follow-up yet
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    Professor Adam Habib, vice-chancellor of the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa argued: "If you think you're going to democratise education by giving people MOOCs instead of face-to-face education, it means the poor in the developing world get MOOCs and the elite continue to get face-to-face education. What you have done is consolidate inequalities. And one of the biggest problems we have is inequality." Follow this argument and others in a healthy debate at the the "Going Global" conference in Miami over the opportunities and threats posed by massive open online courses.

Teaching critical literacy - 2 views

Critical literacy Module10
started by cuptlib on 04 Nov 14 no follow-up yet

Why publishers also do not sleep well at night - 1 views

started by cuptlib on 30 Oct 14 no follow-up yet

Wikipedia Usage Estimates Prevalence of Influenza-Like Illness in the United States in ... - 2 views

Wikipedia module 8
started by cuptlib on 21 Oct 14 no follow-up yet
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    Between 3,000-50,000 deaths occur in the US each year that are attributed to this disease, but by monitoring the rate of particular Wikipedia article views on a daily basis, researchers calculated the number of times certain influenza- or health-related Wikipedia articles were accessed each day between December 2007 and August 2013 and compared these data to official ILI activity levels provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. what a clever way to use Wikipedia!

JSTOR turns away 150 million attempts to gain access. - 0 views

Module 6
started by cuptlib on 02 Oct 14 no follow-up yet

Important court case regarding copyright in South Africa - 3 views

started by cuptlib on 23 Sep 14 no follow-up yet

Seventeen remarkable case studies of federally sponsored citizen science projects in USA - 1 views

    New Visions in Citizen Science by Anne Bowser and Lea Shanley: * different models that support public contribution, potential challenges, and positive impacts that projects can have on scientific literacy, research, management, and public policy. * Illustrate how citizen science functions at its best demonstrating how open innovation can address agency-specific challenges in new and compelling ways.
Raúl Marcó del Pont

Using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities - 21 views

Module2 social media Twitter
started by Raúl Marcó del Pont on 10 Sep 14 no follow-up yet
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    ...seriously concerned about my digital literacy, this should help!!!!!

Digital Scholarship: how open publication and co-creation could transform science - 0 views

    This slideshow provides a very stimulating and entertaining view of the world of open science. It deals with the key dimensions of open science such as the meaning and scope of openness , opportunities in being open, funding , problems and other related issues.
    ghee thanks arren7, I am seriously concerned about my" intellectual deficient contributions",...feel better now!:) peace
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