Archives for October 16, 2013

  1. Live from Museum of Science in Boston (Tomorrow!)

    A Virtual Field Trip from the Museum of Science October 17, 2013 1:00-2:00 PM ET Live from Museum of Science in Boston, MA Join us from the Museum of Science in Boston, one of our nation’s premier informal learning institutions. This event will explore the natural and human-made world through the lens of engineering. We’ll be […]

  2. On this day…

    Noah Webster

    On this day… Today, October 16th, is recognized as National Dictionary Day, in honor of the birthday of Noah Webster. Noah Webster, a lexicographer, political writer, editor, and author, was born on October 16th, 1758. Webster studied law at Yale, and passed the bar in 1781. However, with the Revolutionary War in full swing, he […]

  3. DEN Techformation – Leveraging A MOOC

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    What is a MOOC? (see video below) It is a Massive Open Online Course.  Most times it is completely free.  Carnegie Mellon offers “No instructors, no credits, no charge.” Forty public universities will offer free online courses with full credit starting spring 2013.   Why would a school do that well in an effort to entice potential students […]