Category Archives: University

Apple iTunes U + Piazza: Stanford classes go social

Stanford is taking that a step further by linking the Piazza social learning platform with one of the most popular iTunes U courses: Professor Paul Hegarty’s iPad and iPhone App Development. The new social media aspect of the course builds … Continue reading

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Math lessons and e-learning support on Facebook? Students in Venice, Italy, say ‘I LIKE IT’!

Facebook turned into e-learning support in Venice: a great case study where Math lessons meet social networks – and students too! For sure it’s not the first time I read about Facebook being leveraged as a learning-support tool in university … Continue reading

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MIT now owns the majority of Bose – thanks to a huge donation

Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been given the majority of shares in the private audio technology company Bose by its founder, Dr. Amar Bose, a former MIT fellow and faculty member. Dr. Bose founded his corporation during his time as … Continue reading

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