Fall 2013

Schedule & Topics

Tuesdays | 10:15 – 11:45 | Sept 24 – November 12


Sept 24 –  Introduction to TED

The PLAN for the Class  – Ginny & Tom

The PLAN for the Class  – Ginny & Tom

Jill Bolte Taylor's stroke of insight

Jill Bolte Taylor’s stroke of insightJill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions — motion, speech, self-awareness — shut down one by one. An astonishing story. More → Week 1 Post

Oct 1 – Education & Creativity

Sir Ken Robinson
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Brilliant Talks on education, creativity, and a learning revolution.

Oct 8 – Happiness

Ginny O’Leary will ‘curate’ this topic.

Oct 15 – Online Learning & MOOCing
               (to be rescheduled)

Oct 22 – Personal Health IT

Tom Nielsen will ‘curate’ this topic.

Oct 29 – Online Learning & MOOCING

Nov 5 – “Pick up” & Recommendations

Nov 12 – The Experiment: Flipping – [Viewing TED Talks before class meets]