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Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free -- not just as a service, but as a way to research how people learn. With Coursera (cofounded by Andrew Ng), each keystroke, quiz, peer-to-peer discussion and self-graded assignment builds an unprecedented pool of data on how knowledge is processed.

With Coursera, Daphne Koller and co-founder Andrew Ng are bringing courses from top colleges online, free, for anyone who wants to take them. Bio:
http://www.ted.com/speakers/daphne_koller.html


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Become a Peer Reviewer for MERLOT

By Jean Mandernach

We’re looking for faculty to strengthen the following MERLOT Editorials as well as developing new Editorial Boards. Please contact Cathy Swift at cathy@merlot.org if you’re interested. Some of the Editorial boards we are looking to strengthen are Criminal Justice, Engineering, Music and Technical Allied Health.


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Twitter for Learning?

By Jean Mandernach

Twitter, best known as the 140-character social-networking site where Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga chit-chat with fans, has become a new literary format that is improving student learning, a new study argues.


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Become a Peer Reviewer for JIR

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Join the GCU community of teaching scholars and provide your feedback on the current discussion papers for the Journal of Instructional Research.



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