Author Archives: victorrivero

Here Come the Accelerators!

Can education innovation scale to save the world?  GUEST COLUMN | by Don Burton Some of the world’s biggest challenges, including housing supply, healthcare, and food shortages, will be improved through private sector innovation in partnership and with oversight from … Continue reading

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Request for Help

How technology can fight campus sexual assault. GUEST COLUMN | by Danial Jameel  Over the past year, gender related assault and misconduct on college campuses has, rightly, generated a fantastic amount of attention, action, press coverage, debate and punditry. Whether … Continue reading

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Raw Authenticity

Why crowdsourcing is upping the ante for academic publishers. GUEST COLUMN | by Petri Rahja Until recently, user-generated content (UGC) was used strictly for marketing and news media. The ubiquity of smartphone cameras has made it easy for citizen marketers … Continue reading

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Innovation Takes Center Stage

Nine startups selected for Launch Pad at ET4Online. GUEST COLUMN | by Karen Pedersen When the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) and MERLOT kick off their 8th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium (ET4Online) next week, in Dallas, innovation … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | QwertyTown

QwertyTown has reinvented how students learn how to type through a web-based keyboarding app that teaches typing and online communication skills. Students are driven to succeed by QwertyTown’s gamification features, social motivation, powerful teacher reports, and a deep understanding of how … Continue reading

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