Category: Applied Ed-Tech

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Report | Blended Learning: Current Use, Challenges and Best Practice

Recently, we informed you about a MOOC for blended learning. If you have already been using blended learning in some form, or are curious about how it is being implemented, this report will be useful. There’s currently a lot of hype around the topic, but what is the reality? How (more…)

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Article | Video Games; Perfect for Math

One of our favourite humour sites on Mathematics, had posted this image, recently. Or you have the proverbial water-tank which gets filled by a small tap and a large tap. Excruciatingly slow, especially when the tank’s really big. The problem with Maths is the statement of the Mathematical problem itself? (more…)

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Applied Ed-Tech | mLearning: Disrupting Traditional Models

How Wikipedia is participating in disrupting traditional models of learning. While the majority of Africa’s mobile phones are more basic talk-plus-text feature phones — recent figures from analyst ABI Research suggest 3G connectivity accounts for 11 percent of the continent’s overall mobile subscriptions vs. 2G’s 62.7 percent – 300,000 of these $50 Android (more…)

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Article | Facebook Guide for Teachers

Facebook has, for long been seen as a disruptive tool, especially when it comes to education and learning. What cannot be ignored however is its attractiveness, especially with young adults. With the accessibility to mobile devices, it’s easier now for users to share and consume information. Is it time for (more…)