The short version: “Because it’s stupid”. But let’s try to be a bit more academic, for once. In order to do so I will try to break this post down into three parts. First we will look at why attendance is being checked in many cases, then we will continue to examine how attendance could […]
Yo students! This is for you. I want your feedback! How should a perfect lecture look like and how should a good lecturer act / behave? It’s anonymous, so say whatever you want. I would appreciate if you keep the insults to a minimum though since we really want to learn from that. Thank you! […]
As promised during my talk re:publica TEN conference in Berlin the other day, here are the slides from my presentation. For further questions, feedback, etc. please feel free to get in touch at any time. For everybody else: Updates and new podcasts are all lined up and will hit the electronic shelves by the end […]
This one is a brief shout out to all EdTech start-ups and established players in and around Asia! We’re going to speak at a conference in Germany about EdTech in Asia and want to mention only the coolest examples from the region. We do have a good grasp on what’s happening here but if you […]
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Welcome back to another episode of our EdTechWorld.org podcast. This time with one of the smartest people I know. Anny does not only work in the technology field but also as huge interest in education, helped organize the Startup Weekend Education ASEAN and is probably one of the few persons who reads more than Mark […]
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A few days ago I wrote an article about online courses to look for in 2016. So I thought it just makes sense to actually also look back to which courses proved to have some influence in 2015. So here we go with the eight best online courses of 2015. 8. Super-Earths & Life Super-Earths […]
EdTech Podcast #2 here on EdTechWorld.org. This time Sara, an international school teacher from Bangkok, joins the talk and talks about her experience with EdTech in primary education. Check out more when listening to the podcast and feel free to post your questions here or on social media (Facebook / Twitter). Here’s the direct link […]
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Not too long ago one of my best students from Myanmar asked me for a letter of recommendation in order to apply for a scholarship with an organization that she found. That is nothing too unusual since University fees here are quite high and less fortunate students need to find a way to finance it. […]
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