education

Virtual Institute for Responsible Innovation

Last month saw the launch of the US National Science Foundation funded Virtual Institute for Responsible Innovation. VIRI’s mission is to develop and disseminate a sophisticated conceptual and operational understanding of Responsible Innovation by facilitating collaborative research, training and outreach activities among a broad partnership of academic and non-academic institutions.

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Innovate Like a Tough Teacher

Nearly everyone has fond (or not so fond) memories of a stern teacher from his or her years of schooling. In a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, Joanne Lipman reminds us of the value of having a strict teacher using recent findings in academic studies in the fields of music, math, and medicine.

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Intraemprendimiento, la innovación dentro de las organizaciones

Una gran ventaja competitiva para las compañías significa contar con personas que emprendan nuevas ideas y proyectos al servicio de la organización. Por esta razón se torna muy importante identificar y apoyar a los emprendedores que se encuentran al interior de las organizaciones, en general promover el intraemprendimiento.

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10 Emerging Educational Technologies & How They Are Being Used Across the Globe

For over a decade, the New Media Consortium (NMC) has been charting the landscape of emerging technologies in teaching, learning, and creative inquiry on a global scale. The NMC’s advisory board includes 750 technology experts and faculty members from colleges and universities in 40 countries, and is supported by the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). The NMC’s latest research efforts were released this spring...

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Educating Future Innovators

Are our schools preparing pupils to cope with the workplace of tomorrow or are they preparing them to pass exams today? To succeed in a digital world rich in information and innovation, future skilled workers will need the ability to analyse problems, think critically, think creatively, find new solutions and have the courage to take risks and to cope with failure.

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