THIS WEEK'S MUST-READ STORIES
Real-time multicultural distance learning environments
Today, students use digital tools in every aspect of their lives, for communication, socialization, entertainment, organization and learning. Therefore, the design of effective digital spaces and tools has become extremely important in terms of pedagogy.
10 Ways Students Are Self-directing Their Own Learning
Empowered by technology, students are using mobile devices, games, online learning and digital resources to self-directing their own learning, outpacing teachers and schools.
The Best Higher Education Systems of 2017: Universitas 21 Ranking
Universitas 21 has released its sixth edition of the Universitas 21 Ranking, which focuses on measuring the quality of higher education systems around the world. This year, Universitas 21 ranks the higher education systems from fifty countries based on four areas: Resources, Environment, Connectivity and Output.
Data Economy Gives Rise to Specialized Courseware
Amid the explosive growth of the data economy, and all the jobs that have been created as a result, universities and online education platforms are following the trend very close, launching new courses on the subject at an accelerated pace.
WHAT WE ARE READING
- How Google Took Over the Classroom (The New York Times)
- Is Artificial Intelligence the Key to Personalized Education?(Smithsonian Magazine)
- The Idea Was To Keep Kids Safe After School. Now They're Chess Champions (NPR)
- Leave Your Safe Spaces: The 2017 Commencement Address at Hampden-Sydney College (The New York Times)