Daily Archives: 08/20/2013

Buxton Bush Cook – Brooklyn NY – August 24, 2013

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Buxton Bush Cook 2013

Buxton Bush Cook 2013

Miss World Guyana – Ruqayyah Boyer in NYC – August 23, 2013

Boyer in NYC-UN

GCA Online Magazine – August 2013 – download

GCA OnLine Magazine August 2013

GCA OnLine Magazine August 2013

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Universities of the Future – Massive Open Online Courses

Guyanese Online Comment:  “Disruptive Technologies” have transformed the operations of business and industry, …. now education is evolving.  The University of Guyana, and similar institutions, could utilize the partnerships and the free and inexpensive teaching solutions now available.  Your comments are welcome!

Massive Open Online Courses and Beyond: the Revolution to Come in Education

Saturday, 17 August 2013 – By Michael A PetersTruthout |

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The New York Times dubbed 2012 the year of the MOOCs – massive open online courses. Suddenly the discourse of MOOCs and the future of the university hit the headlines with influential reports using the language of “the revolution to come.” Most of these reports hailed the changes and predicted a transformation of the delivery of teaching and higher education competition from private venture for-profit and not-for-profit partnerships. Rarely did the media focus on questions of pedagogy or academic labor. This article suggests that MOOCs should be seen within the framework of postindustrial education and cognitive capitalism where social media has become the dominant culture.

Ernst & Young’s Universities of the Future carries the line, “A thousand year old industry on the cusp of profound change.”   Continue reading

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