How Technology Will Impact Higher Ed in 2013

Chris Proulx

Yesterday we linked to Hack Education’s series, which looks back on 2012′s top trends in edtech. Today we decided we’d look forward into 2013, and are sharing Forbes’ “5 Ways Technology Will Impact Higher Ed in 2013” article by Chris Continue reading

Recap: Last Night’s “Open and Social Education” Meetup and Panel


We’re thrilled to share our first New York City edtech meetup and panel, “Open and Social Education,” was a big hit! We want to extend a huge thanks to all participants and attendees who came to Wix Lounge last night Continue reading

Sal Khan: Students Don’t Learn From Lectures


This week on NPR’s Talk of the Nation, Neal Conan interviews Sal Khan to get his thoughts on the current lecture-only model many college professors still use in their courses. In a cialis and stomach upset piece for Time magazine, Continue reading

Students Ask the Questions With CenterClass


Recently Technapex featured a study on the use of clickers in college environments, which revealed that when used properly by professors, clickers can be very effective teaching tools. However, these tools are expensive, and in an economy in which a Continue reading

Going Beyond Clickers with Top Hat Monocle


Recent college graduates: remember when you had to buy a clicker for your chemistry class? Or your bio class, or your physics class — any class whose professor you kind of resented for making you shell out $40-60 for those Continue reading

Webcasting Creates an Affordable and Accessible Global University


My dad is 57 years young and he is still attending university lectures – UC Berkeley undergraduate lectures to be exact – all from the comfort of his living room. After returning home for winter break this past December, he Continue reading