More than the sum of its parts: Harnessing Collective Intelligence

Have you recently poked someone on Facebook, or logged onto Twitter from a public computer? Thank you and congratulations: Chances are that you just helped to digitalize an old book or an archived issue of the New York Times. How? You might have been asked to type in two slightly […]

The pleasures of self-determined learning: Massive Open Online Courses

It’s hard to collect ideas about the future of education without – rather sooner than later – coming across a smoothly pronouncable acronym: MOOCs, short for Massive Open Online Courses. MOOCs are based on the idea of publishing high quality lectures about any imaginable subject on the web in a […]