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TED launches “Good Sport,” new sports podcast with Jody Avirgan

Author: TED Staff Go to Source TED and sports. It may not seem like the most obvious combination, but here at TED we’ve long understood that the world of sports has crucial ideas worth spreading. We’ve had Serena Williams on the TED stage talking about competitive edge, heard from Billie Jean King on perseverance and […]

DeSantis puts into action his plan to end “woke activism”

Author: Josh Moody Go to Source Image:  The Ron DeSantis takeover of Florida higher education was on full display Tuesday. First the Republican governor announced plans to defund diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives at state colleges and universities. Then, later that day, his handpicked trustees at New College of Florida convened for their first board […]

From Specialization to MBA — A Learner’s Path Through the Gies College of Business

Author: Angela Browder Go to Source Abubakar Abdullahi has been learning for years on Coursera from Abuja, Nigeria. When he decided to enroll in the Strategic Leadership and Management Specialization from Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), he set himself on a path towards acceptance into the Master of Business […]

What Happens When AI Doesn’t Understand Students? An example for creative and equitable AI policy in education

Author: Guest Author Go to Source Artificial Intelligence (AI) bias is a challenge for the broad adoption of AI-based solutions in the classroom.  Speech recognition technologies offer a specific example of where we can start crafting specific policy and solutions for developing effective and equitable education technologies to support teachers and improve student outcomes. The […]

12 Great History Documentaries on Netflix

Author: By Med Kharbach, PhD Go to Source Netflix provides a wide range of historical documentaries, from WWII to the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. From dramatic reenactments to interviews with experts and veterans, these films offer an up-close perspective on some of the most influential events in history. Whether you’re looking for something educational or […]

What People Named Their Cats in the Middle Ages: Gyb, Mite, Méone, Pangur Bán & More

Author: Colin Marshall Go to Source “The Naming of Cats is a difficult matter,” declares the opening poem in Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot. But the possibilities are many and varied: “Peter, Augustus, Alonzo or James”; “Plato, Admetus, Electra, Demeter”; “Munkustrap, Quaxo, or Coricopat.” Things must have been  less complicated […]

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