Harvard's LCGSA was a significant educational experiment, training one of the first generations of designers in computers and new media.
Evangelos Kotsioris | Oct 6
Despite policies that aim to provide both transparency and access, most students and parents are unaware of what data is being stored and who has access to it.
Kathleen Creel & Tara Dixit | Sep 15
Two experts examine the arguments and data for and against the polarizing practice.
Jaclyn Schildkraut and Amanda B. Nickerson | Jun 9
In conversation with Wendy Fischman and Howard Gardner, authors of “The Real World of College: What Higher Education Is and What It Can Be.”
The Editors | Mar 10
Education researcher and author David Garcia discusses the complex landscape and historical roots of schooling in the United States.
The Editors | Jan 13
The story of teaching machines is deeply intertwined with Skinner’s psycho-technologies, which laid a foundation from which education technology has never entirely broken.
Audrey Watters | Sep 3, 2021
In an era when public opinion favored sheltering young people from adult society, the Freeville republic and its many descendants immersed them in carefully designed models of that society instead.
Jennifer S. Light | Oct 9, 2020
As with many preferences, homophily, or a tendency to associate with similar individuals, tends to operate outside awareness.
Abigail J. Stewart and Virginia Valian | Oct 1, 2020
In early cultural exchange programs, the act of sending gifts abroad often doubled as an opportunity for children to rehearse and reinforce narratives about their own national superiority and exceptionalism.
Katie Day Good | Jul 28, 2020
MOOCs, or massive open online courses, can provide guidance and even resources for schools attempting the swift conversion of entire academic programs.
Jonathan Haber | Apr 7, 2020