Forms of Attention: Distant Reading & Discipline from Laura Mandell

This keynote lecture by Laura Mandell discusses the different forms attention can take.  The lecture was taken from the first ever Texas Institute for Literary and Textual Studies symposium, and features an introduction from Lisa L. Moore. Watch the keynote below, or see our post on UniversityWebinars.org.

Harvard Talk: Reimagining Education with the Khan Academy Founder

Join Sal Khan – founder of the innovative Khan Academy – in this discussion on how online learning is transforming modern education.  This talk is taken from his appearance at the Askwith Forum on May 8th. Watch below, or check out our post on UniversityWebinars.org.

How Today’s Tech is Shaping Tomorrow’s Students

Amanda Lenhart directs the Pew Internet & American Life Project’s research on teens, children and families. Her other research interests include education, gaming, and networked communication tools like mobile phones, social networks, blogging and microblogging. For her research about and knowledge of youth and their use of technology, Ms. Lenhart has testified before a congressional […]

Using Wikis in Education

Check out this lecture with Brad Hemminger at the University of North Carolina! In this hour-long presentation (part of the UNC – Chapel Hill “Information In Life” series), Hemminger walks us through examples of different wiki software, services, classroom wikis and the advantages/disadvantages of using wikis in the classroom. View the video below, or check […]

Innovation Education Conversation #1: Roger Osorio

  Sit down with Darin Eich in his first ever Innovation Education Conversation.  Today, Darin speaks with Roger Osorio, founder of Studee-Lounge, to discuss innovating education with a focus on the tools available to teachers today.  Toward the end, they speak a bit about HighSchoolInnovation.com, Google+ Hangouts, Evernote and Foldit.

University of Maryland Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program: Student Perspectives

Made by students for students, this video describes the academics, community, opportunities and experience of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program at the University of Maryland, College Park. The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program (EIP) provides University of Maryland Honors College freshmen and sophomores with an interdisciplinary, living and learning education to help build the entrepreneurial mindsets, skill sets, and relationships invaluable to developing innovative, impactful solutions to today’s problems

The Global Achievement Gap: 7 Skills Students Need For The Future

Dr. Tony Wagner, co-director of Harvard’s Change Leadership Group has identified what he calls a “global achievement gap,” which is the leap between what even our best schools are teaching, and the must-have skills of the future: * Critical thinking and problem-solving * Collaboration across networks and leading by influence * Agility and adaptability * Initiative and entrepreneurialism * Effective oral and written communication * Accessing and analyzing information * Curiosity and imagination For more info please visit: www.asiasociety.org