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We are becoming more connected with each other and less connected with each other at the same time. The Big Shift that we're experiencing on a global scale is full of paradox – this is just one of many, but...
I have a new project I’m really excited about. Even if it kinda goes against just about EVERYTHING I’ve said about tech in education over the past, uh, decade.It’s a Tool Parade. At least on the surface. I’m marshalling the #UWinToolParade with three – soon to be four – brilliant and creative B.Ed students at [...]
Although I’m a member of the Green Party I’ve done little to educate myself on environmental matters. Now, spurred on by the recent protests, I’ve enrolled in a FutureLearn MOOC: Climate Change: The Science (University of Exeter). Apart from the persistent exhortations to ‘upgrade’ for £42, I like the flavour of this MOOC. It is […]
Meet Estella: An Up-and-Coming Journalist Passionate about Social Change June 19, 2019 Share launched in 2016 to provide free access to Coursera’s catalog to refugees around the world. Today more than 26,000 refugees are learning on Coursera, including Estella. Estella is a 25-year-old aspiring journalist living in Rwanda after she had to leave her home in Burundi. She participates in Coursera for Refugees through the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). In her own words, here’s her story: I had heard about Coursera from a friend who was talking about learning platforms and opportunities offered by UNHCR-Rwanda.