MIT Mints a Valuable New Form of Academic Currency →
Meanwhile, it will be fascinating to watch MITx mint a brand-new form of academic currency. What happens when it enters circulation? Will other universities accept it as transfer credit, or employers as proof of skills? How will those credentials affect the fast-growing market for online credits and degrees, much of which is driven by the expensive for-profit sector?
Innovation and analytics in farming
Very interesting recording from yesterday’s session on data and analytics in agriculture is now available. Chris Perry - a potato farmer - detailed how they use analytics to transform their farming operation, moving to “biomimicry” (following the natural biological process) and reducing the impact of chemicals on farming. From the Learning Analytics Course 2012...
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