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Building a humanities science lab

Building a humanities science lab

eLearningworld News from Indiana University In a natural science, a lab is a common part of the education to experiment, explore, calculate, ask and answer questions in a trial and error mode. But in the humanities sciences, this form of learning by doing pedagogy is very rare. Since before the breakthrough of digital technologies the humanities science “lab” was generally the library. Now in the digital age, a great example of taking advantage of the… Continue reading

Latest News: Unique Pedagogy is being introduced in India’s first Design University

Latest News: Unique Pedagogy is being introduced in India’s first Design University

eLearningworld News from India MIT Pune Campus at Ujjain, Avantika University will introduce design thinking in a unique new learning pedagogy. Mentors will support students on different levels about how to approach problems differently and build innovative solutions. This is a learner-centered approach that will build an open environment for experimentation and creative thinking. Beginning 2017, the university will offer bachelor and master programs in Design, based on a project-based methodology and this will be… Continue reading

Latest News: Reinvention of authenticity in the digital age, new research from Stanford

Latest News: Reinvention of authenticity in the digital age, new research from Stanford

eLearningworld News from US It is more authentic to listening to vinyl or sitting by a desk and writing with a pen on a paper in comparison with digital developments within the field is still a common view. The Stanford scholar Vanessa Chang’s research within this field of human interaction brings new perspectives. She says “We come to know the world through our movements. They embody our creativity, agency and subjectivity. As a site of… Continue reading

Latest News: Strong growth on the Swedish book market

Latest News: Europeans more interested in eBooks but VAT-rules are a solid obstacle

eLearningworld News from Sweden For the first time in many years the book sales is increasing in Sweden both when it comes to revenue and volume, a report from the Swedish Publishers Association shows. The growth in general was above 3%, where non-fiction books within the categories of humanities 9.8% growth and general 7.5% growth, grow the most.  Internet bookstores experienced sales-growth with 6.9%, while traditional bookstores also increased sales, 1.9%. Digital books are not… Continue reading