Have you ever wondered about the safety of Nanotechnology?

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To most people, Nanotechnology is new.  But it really isn’t.  Nanotechnology as a name is relatively new, but what has been done is not.  Nanotechnology was done in the Roman times – though, we know for a fact that is not what they called it, and that they probably didn’t realize they were doing nanotechnology.  […]

eSyst: Changing the Electronics World

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So how big is eSyst?  Three years ago when the eSyst grant was awarded by the NSF, almost no programs in the United States were system based.  There were a few out there, oasis in the desert, but you could count them on two hands.  When project manager Tom McGlew and the eSyst team of […]

Webinar Recordings of Leveraging Social Learning Tools

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If you missed the webinar Leveraging Social Learning Tools:  Social Tools for Student Success, with Karl Kapp, you can view the recording and see the slides over at the MATEC NetWorks digital library.  Just do a keyword search Kapp Webinar (or Slides) Social Learning.  Or just do Kapp to view all the webinars and slides […]

Contextual Learning

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How many times has a lightbulb gone on for a student when the math they are learning, is used in a real-world situation, and they finally get why the math is important?  And how many times are students taught the math, but not taught how it could be possibly be used.  I think the old […]

Leveraging Social Learning Tools

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All the students use them (social tools like twitter, Facebook, etc.), so why not you?  Oh, you say you are not sure how social tools can be used in a classroom?  Find out how this Friday with a free webinar with Karl Kapp, author of Gadget, Games, and Gizmos, and Learning in 3D.  Imagine being […]

Wake up Community Colleges

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For-Profit Colleges should be a wake up call for Community Colleges.  The GOA has been investigating for-profit colleges.  What they found was appalling to me.  It should be to everyone in the community college system.  Students want to go to community colleges, it is just that the level of service, class cancellations or no classes […]

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