Panel Discussion: The Future of Technology & Education

Panel Discussion: The Future of Technology & Education
Series: Collaboration Technology and Engaging the Campus 2009
Title: Panel Discussion: The Future of Technology & Education
Speakers: Kenneth C. Green (Moderator) – The founding director of The Campus Computing Project
Lara Oerter – Vice President, Solution Strategy and Marketing, Blackboard
Bill St. Arnaud – The Chief Research Officer for CANARIE Inc.
Patty Sullivan – Education Solutions Executive, IBM Corporation
Barbara E. Truman – Director, Course Development and Web Services, University of Central Florida
Andrew Yu – Mobile Devices Platform Project Manager, MIT
Recorded in the Ballroom in the Thwing Center on the Campus of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio
Date: Thursday May 7, 2009

The Singapore Vertical-Farms that herald an Agricultural Revolution

The Singapore Vertical-Farms that herald an Agricultural Revolution
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In Singapore, the challenge of feeding a growing population is pushing the concept of urban farming to new heights. A super-efficient vertical farming system is producing greens for 5 million residents.

“Can we supply enough food for everyone on the planet?” is a question plaguing leaders around the world. In Singapore SkyGreen offers one example of how this might be possible, “not just technically, but economically”. By increasing their food security while reducing the impact of food production on global climate change, SkyGreen is 10 times more productive per square foot than conventional farming.

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Liberal Arts Education in the UK: Look inside NCH

Liberal Arts Education in the UK: Look inside NCH
New College of the Humanities (NCH) offers a new model of higher education for liberal arts in the UK. NCH students enjoy one of the best staff-to-student ratios in UK higher education and benefit from a high number of quality contact hours including engaging and challenging one-to-one tutorials, compared to other UK universities. http://tinyurl.com/pg258rj

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