Leveraging New and Old Technologies into Today’s Education Models
Wed, April 15, 2015; 11:45 - 13:00
Location: SBS, Seminar 10
Innovation in education varies from context to context. New iterations of old technologies have emerged in low-resource settings with success. Examples abound: Literacy projects utilizing SMS, USSD and IVR now reach people in inaccessible areas via mobile phones. Assistive technologies now aid disability centers using neuroscience and robotics. Teachers use homework software to eliminate hours of preparation, distribution, grading and administration. Come learn what’s new and what could work in your specific context.