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Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) are one tool that governments can employ to help deliver needed infrastructure services. PPPs are a way of contracting for services, using private sector innovation and expertise, and they often leverage private finance. PPPs can, implemented under the right circumstances, improve service provision and facilitate economic growth.
 
Risks are a part of our everyday lives. Losses from risks and missed opportunities affect everyone. In the last two decades the world has experienced international integration, technological innovation, and economic reform, but also financial turbulence and environmental damage. The fear of loss can prevent people from pursuing development opportunities, leaving many poor people trapped in poverty. However, societies that successfully adapt to risks can make dramatic gains in their living st ...
 
Government works best when citizens are directly engaged in policymaking and public service delivery. What conditions are necessary for inclusive and effective citizen engagement? Can it positively improve people's lives? This podcast provides an overview of citizen engagement, critically analyzing how it can be leveraged most effectively to achieve development results.
 
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The One Year BA
 
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Swinburne Autism MOOC
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Swinburne Autism MOOC
 
Risks are a part of our everyday lives. Losses from risks and missed opportunities affect everyone. In the last two decades the world has experienced international integration, technological innovation, and economic reform, but also financial turbulence and environmental damage. The fear of loss can prevent people from pursuing development opportunities, leaving many poor people trapped in poverty. However, societies that successfully adapt to risks can make dramatic gains in their living st ...
 
Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) are one tool that governments can employ to help deliver needed infrastructure services. PPPs are a way of contracting for services, using private sector innovation and expertise, and they often leverage private finance. PPPs can, implemented under the right circumstances, improve service provision and facilitate economic growth.
 
It is now clear that without action on climate change, the world may become 4°C warmer by the end of this century. Such an increase would threaten to roll back decades of development progress; thus, we are at a ‘make it or break it’ point in time. This course presents the most recent scientific evidence, as well as some of the opportunities for urgent action.
 
It is now clear that without action on climate change, the world may become 4°C warmer by the end of this century. Such an increase would threaten to roll back decades of development progress; thus, we are at a ‘make it or break it’ point in time. This course presents the most recent scientific evidence, as well as some of the opportunities for urgent action.
 
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In Season 1 we had the privilege of speaking with pioneers, practitioners, and future leaders in EdTech. In Season 2 we interview ordinary people who have accomplished extraordinary things, all without getting a college degree. Ryan Carson digs into the nitty-gritty details of how they overcame challenges, stayed motivated, and ultimately achieved their goal. These are real stories, from real people.
 
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We talked, we laughed, we felt much better this week, thank you for asking, you're sweet: • 20 shows is kind of a milestone • The Flintstones ran for 166 episodes. The Simpsons • Ben Crawford (no relation) is the new phantom and James is brushed with his fame • University exam struggles • Learning How to Learn MOOC • Durans and Taylors • 80s hi ...…
 
It has been a wretched week for the American technology industry last week. There is the big story: the double revelation that Cambridge Analytica, ostensibly a voter-profiling company, used data from 49.5 million Facebook accounts without securing users’ permission; and that thousands of third-party developers who once built seemingly innocuou ...…
 
Published on 17 Sep 2015. Dan Ariely is Professor of Psychology & Behavioral Economics at Duke University in North Carolina. Dan’s interests span a wide range of behaviors, and his sometimes unusual experiments are consistently interesting, amusing and informative, demonstrating profound ideas that fly in the face of common wisdom.Dan is the au ...…
 
EricksonLightner In fall 2018, the University of Colorado will launch a new and innovative MOOC-delivered master’s degree in electrical engineering – the first of its type in the world. Today on CU on the Air, host Ken McConnellogue talks with CU Boulder professor Robert Erickson about what this revolutionary MOOC has to offer learners across t ...…
 
Published on 17 Sep 2015. Dan Ariely is Professor of Psychology & Behavioral Economics at Duke University in North Carolina. Dan’s interests span a wide range of behaviors, and his sometimes unusual experiments are consistently interesting, amusing and informative, demonstrating profound ideas that fly in the face of common wisdom.Dan is the au ...…
 
On this holiday week, we're rebroadcasting our most popular episode of 2017: Barbara Oakley, a professor of engineering at Oakland University, spends a lot of time these days thinking about how people learn. She’s taught more students than just about anyone else on the planet, as one of the instructors of one of the most popular online courses ...…
 
Most of us can learn anything, if we’re taught how. Yet few of us find this to be the case. Why? Because we lack the skills we need to deal with the resistance and frustration we inevitably face when learning difficult topics. Barbara Oakley wants to change that. Author of the book, A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science, and Prof ...…
 
Support with Patreon, PayPal, or credit/debit: http://pgbovine.net/support.htm Twitter: https://twitter.com/pgbovine http://pgbovine.net/PG-Podcast-Hour-2.htm [Robert's home page](http://infolab.stanford.edu/~rmikeda/) Recorded: 2017-10-15
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Don't Pay for Your MBASubtitle: The Faster, Cheaper, Better Way to Get the Business Education You NeedAuthor: Laurie PickardNarrator: Marguerite GavinFormat: UnabridgedLength: 5 hrs and 11 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 10-09-17Publisher: Gildan Med ...…
 
Keith Boyd recently talked to Ed Marsh about his upcoming keynote, How MOOCs, SPOCs, and Next Generation e-Learning are Impacting Content Strategy. The growing popularity of Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and Small Private Online Courses (SPOCs) provides the opportunity for traditional technical communicators to work with other teams and ...…
 
Computer scientist Arthur Samuel is rumoured to have said that machine learning is an aspect of his field that gives "computers the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed." That's why machine learning is also considered an element of artificial intelligence, or AI, which deals more generally with how computers can figure things ou ...…
 
SpeakerRiley BatchelorTypeLive ConversationAbout this conversationTechnology is disrupting and enhancing the education industry at a rapid pace. Australia's edtech industry is booming and taking on the world. Hear about the future trends in education driven by technology and startup practices.Conversation notes- What are the drivers of change i ...…
 
In this episode of STEMiverse Podcast, Peter talks with Meridith Ebbs. Unfortunately Marcus was unable to join us as he was stranded at an airport during this interview. Meridith is a teacher with 23 years of experience in K-10 and adult education. She is interested in integrating STEM into classrooms and she is now also working as the NSW Proj ...…
 
Description: I sat down with three educational leaders in Ontario, Donna Fry, Mark Carbone and Lisa Neale to discuss OSSEMOOC – Ontario School and System Leaders Edtech MOOC. This discussion starts with the idea that ‘Connected Learners Need Connected Leaders’ and we discuss ways to make being connected easier for the busy educator and educatio ...…
 
* How to make certain that teacher leaders have support and training to be leaders. * Instructional Leadership Team - sole focus, making sure that good instruction is happening in the school. * How to identify instructional leaders in your school. * [Innovator’s mindset MOOC](http://georgecouros.ca/blog/archives/6669) * If someone is upset beca ...…
 
Dr. John Spink is the director of the Food Fraud Initiative at Michigan State University (MSU) (http://foodfraud.msu.edu/). Over the years, John's research has focused on economically motivated food adulteration, including the use of adulterant substances, counterfeit products, stolen goods, smuggled goods, tampering and intentional mislabeling ...…
 
* How to make certain that teacher leaders have support and training to be leaders. * Instructional Leadership Team - sole focus, making sure that good instruction is happening in the school. * How to identify instructional leaders in your school. * [Innovator’s mindset MOOC](http://georgecouros.ca/blog/archives/6669) * If someone is upset beca ...…
 
* How to make certain that teacher leaders have support and training to be leaders. * Instructional Leadership Team - sole focus, making sure that good instruction is happening in the school. * How to identify instructional leaders in your school. * [Innovator’s mindset MOOC](http://georgecouros.ca/blog/archives/6669) * If someone is upset beca ...…
 
Welcome to Episode 9 of the Technology in Human Services podcast! In this episode, I talk with Heidi Fuentes, Online Services Program Manager at COSTI Immigrant Services. I learned a lot from Heidi about what it takes to move existing services online to meet the needs of clients who many never set foot in your offices. COSTI’s success is a grea ...…
 
Welcome to Episode 9 of the Technology in Human Services podcast! In this episode, I talk with Heidi Fuentes, Online Services Program Manager at COSTI Immigrant Services. I learned a lot from Heidi about what it takes to move existing services online to meet the needs of clients who many never set foot in your offices. COSTI’s success is a grea ...…
 
Thank you to this week's sponsor ClassCentral! Check out our Patreon campaign and our Listener Survey. What's in this episode? Intro: trends from London Edtech Week LIVE podcast: This week’s recording is our LIVE podcast on Is Edtech a Thing? exploring the value of edtech from a financial, educational and opportunity cost point of view. Thrashi ...…
 
Since the early modern era, history has been largely viewed through an anthropocentric lens, skewing towards the involvement of humans. David Christian (National Humanities Center Fellow 2006–07) flips this narrative by zooming out to see history—specifically, Big History—on a larger scale, measured by geological and cosmological time. Big Hist ...…
 
A long time ago when I was a student at a small liberal arts university, the university made a bold move. For the first time ever all incoming freshmen would be required to purchase personal computers. It was a big deal, particularly for a liberal arts school. But this was the revolution that was coming, according to the administrators. This wa ...…
 
Can we change who we are? Are we stuck with the aptitudes and habits we have today, or can we make fundamental changes? And if change is possible … are we up to the challenge? Rainmaker.FM is Brought to You By Discover why 201,344 website owners trust StudioPress, the industry standard for premium WordPress themes and plugins. Launch your new s ...…
 
Thank you to this week's sponsor ClassCentral! The Edtech Podcast is an official co-chair of London Edtech Week. Register for our LIVE podcast on Monday 19th June, in collaboration with Nesta on Is Edtech a Thing Please check out our Patreon campaign launch and our Listener Survey. What's in this episode? Intro - Full Fabric's GDPR event on 22n ...…
 
In this special episode I talk about the new term “geopat” that I will be using to describe a population of folks living overseas who have, up to now, often been uncomfortably referred to as “expats”. The characteristics I have honed in on so far are 1.choice 2. curiosity 3. Intentionally living in mlultiple locations, countries, cultures. ---- ...…
 
In this episode we are going to talk about trying to make local friends in a visa country, post bar hypermart shopping and English as a shared language. EPISODE PHOTO: ChiChi (left), me (center, back) and Ricky (right) circa Tainan, Taiwan Jan 2004. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ...…
 
Detta är en kort krönika om ett ämne som jag brinner lite extra för - utbildning. Den är tidigare publicerad på LinkedIn och Facebook (se länkar nedan). Länkar: Texten på LinkedIn (engelska) Texten på Facebook (svenska) Chalmers två MOOCs i logistik: System Design for Supply Chain Management and Logistics Master Control in Supply Chain Manageme ...…
 
Thank you to this week's sponsor ClassCentral! The Edtech Podcast is an official co-chair of London Edtech Week. Register for our LIVE podcast on Monday 19th June, in collaboration with Nesta on Is Edtech a Thing Please check out our Patreon campaign launch and our Listener Survey. What's in this episode? Intro - Ovum’s Future Edtech event 13-1 ...…
 
Beyond Blended Learning, today's leading organisations are flipping the corporate classroom. Are you going to be sidelined? Let's throw up some startling statistics. [caption id="attachment_38738" align="alignright" width="300"] Preferred format for learning in the Henley Business School 2016 Survey[/caption] The Henley Business School Corporat ...…
 
Half a dozen professors of computer science and engineering at UC San Diego - pioneers in the world of online learning, share their perspective and experience, and what online learning means for the future of learning. Series: "The Computer Science Channel" [Show ID: 32509]
 
Welcome to Stemiverse Podcast episode 6! In this episode of Stemiverse, Dr Peter Dalmaris and Marcus Schappi talk with Professor Jorge De Sousa Pires. Jorge is a retired associate professor. He was a researcher and senior lecturer at Uppsala University. He was also the Research and Education manager of Apple Sweden from 1988 onwards, and in 199 ...…
 
This episode was recorded at SXSWedu. Thank you to this week's sponsors Qatar Foundation International and ClassCentral! The Edtech Podcast is an official co-chair of London Edtech Week. Register for our LIVE podcast on Monday 19th June, in collaboration with Nesta on Is Edtech a Thing Please check out our Patreon campaign launch and our Listen ...…
 
Don’t you love a teacher who can tell a good joke? You know the kind: Each class begins on a funny note. You hang on every word, no matter how difficult. In fact … it pains you when the lectures end. You can hardly believe it, but as tough as the information flowing from your teacher might get, you simply cannot get enough. When that happens … ...…
 
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