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Academic Innovation

It appears that higher ed is undergoing a renaissance of innovation and experimentation.
1. Harvard is trying out Second Life. See more here.
2. “Yale University said on Wednesday it will offer digital videos of some courses on the Internet for free, along with transcripts in several languages, in an effort to make the elite private school more accessible.” via Reuters.
3. Duke University continues it’s experiment with iPods in education – now into its third year.
4. Google and the University of California, Berkeley, are going to make available online considerable amounts of videotaped course
content, including lectures, speeches, special events, and, even entire courses. Mercury News, 28 September 2006
5. And, of course, MIT plans to offer many if not most of its courses on the web free. Find it here.

Posted on: October 3, 2006, 1:58 pm Category: Uncategorized

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