In case you missed the news on your Facebook and Twitter feeds, Newberry College, a small, Evangelical Lutheran liberal-arts college in South Carolina, recently announced they will begin offering undergraduate degrees in Social Media as of fall 2013. The interdisciplinary program aims to capitalize on the strengths of Graphic Design, Communications, Business Administration, Psychology and Statistics. Four innovative courses, created specifically for the social media major are also included in the curriculum.
The concept behind Skillshare is simple: empower everyone to teach anything, anywhere. And sometimes it’s the simplest ideas that have the greatest long-term impact.
For parents who are looking for a more educational but still entertaining way of bonding with their children, look no further. Looking Glass children’s videos are geared toward kids ages two to eight and cover a variety of fun topics about how things work or how things are made.
Demoing the new One Laptop Per Child product.
The OpenCourseWare movement begun at M.IT. provides free online access to course materials and lectures.
New technology could radically change the classroom experience.