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Results are Tagged with "Educational Technology"

Crowd-sourcing Diplomacy

Middle school children may seem like unlikely ambassadors, and even less likely global health advocates. However, an international, collaborative interagency initiative, called the Zika Education and Prevention Project, is empowering school children around the world to combat disease outbreaks.

New Federal Grant Resources Playbook Available

On January 19, 2017 the U.S. Department of State’s Advisory Committee for the Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society offered the Open Licensing Playbook to the State Department. The Playbook is a tool for federal agencies interested in developing grant-supported open licensing projects.

U.S. Department of State Pilots Open Educational Resources

In 2015, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ Collaboratory launched and ran three open education pilots as part of our commitment to the second U.S. Open Government National Action Plan. One year in, the Collaboratory examined all three pilots and shared lessons learned from these programs.

The Collaboratory Launch

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Video announcing the launch of The Collaboratory, a new initiative from U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA).

MOOCs Engage Bolivian Youth on Business Strategy

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MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) engage Bolivian youth on business strategy.

Se-won’s MOOC & OER Journey

Se-won Ahn of South Korea is one of many students around the world taking advantage of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) and Open Education Resources (OER). MOOCs and OERs allow students to take online classes and use resources created by reputable universities around the world for free.