The brave new world of ed-tech.
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The similar ways technology is used in the classroom are striking. Yet there are differences, sometimes subtly influenced by culture, sometimes by the quality of the surrounding infrastructure.
Indira Gandhi National Open University, in India, has increased its foreign enrollment in recent years, and the virtual institution now works with partners in other countries to share its content.
For example, the loss of power is a common technology challenge year-round.
Osandaewon Elementary School, which uses mostly digital books and laptops, offers lessons for universities looking to ditch printed class materials.
At a meeting that drew about 1,000 in Seoul, electronic whiteboards loomed large among the many cutting-edge teaching technologies on display.
After extreme cases of online overuse, the country is considering increasing its support of counseling centers.
Researchers in South Korea are building high-tech robots to teach English to schoolchildren.
A consortium in China working to translate free American lectures into Chinese is fighting for its financial survival.
A new book concludes that the country’s policies are working well, despite utopian views that the Internet is inherently democratic.
The Chinese government has sunk millions into a nationwide lecture giveaway online, but it could be drastically revised or scrapped because of flaws.
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