Alicia Chang AiryLabs

review:ed #7 with Alicia Chang of AiryLabs

Alicia Chang AiryLabs

Alicia Chang, Ph.D.

In this episode of review:ed I was happy to be joined by one of our latest members of Team EDUKWEST. Alicia Chang, Ph.D. is the Director of Science and Learning at AiryLabs and will have her own show on science behind education startups here on EDUKWEST starting in January 2012.

Besides that she will also cover news from the Valley, visit startup founders in their offices and more.

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Facebook & Google

  • Facebook piloting closed .EDU Groups [02:50]
    Source: Inside Higher Ed
  • Microsoft launched So.cl – Student Network built upon Facebook [07:20]
    Source: TechCrunch
  • College Tips by Google [11:04]
    Source: Google
  • YouTube for Schools [15:40]
    Source: Engadget

In the Classroom

  • UNESCO mobile learning week [22:00]
    Source: UNESCO
  • Free college textbooks in California [30:00]
    Source: MindShift
  • MAT@USC and 2tor launch Teach.com [36:00]
    Source: EDUKWEST

Cause

  • Google and Seattle angles grant $250k to Vittana [42:34]
    Source: GeekWire
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Kirsten Winkler is the founder and editor of EDUKWEST. She writes about Social Media, Digital Society and Startups at KirstenWinkler.com and the future of learning at Disrupt Education. You can follow her on Twitter, Facebook or Google+