Vuclip Launches New Website For Educational Content

Using technology for education is unfortunately not growing as visualized. While mobile technology and smartphone boom is being used majorly for ecommerce sites and in the private sector, there aren’t all that many dedicated educational apps or sites accessible via mobile. To change that, Vuclip, one of India’s leading mobile video companies, has launched a new channel, This channel...
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Digital Vs. Physical: Does One World Overpower The Other?

If you were born in the ‘80s or before, you will know what an intricate relationship a cassette and a pencil/pen share. If you were born in the ‘90s you understand the functioning of discs and if you were born in the 2000s, you probably have no clue what I’m talking about! While the battle between the physical and digital world are mostly the stuff Hollywood blockbusters are made of, the conflicts...
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Can Gamification Of Concepts Revolutionize The Education Process?

The World Wide Web is a potent tool, with endless use case scenarios. It lead to emails, which killed traditional post. It lead to online gaming, which killed the video game arcade. It changed the way we bank, shop, and travel. In a country like India, Information Technology and the Mobile Web have affected us the most. Now a large percentage of Indians are connected to the Internet through at least...
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Wikipedia Launches Campus Ambassadors Program In Pune

Pune is all set to become the first city outside the United States to host the Wikipedia Campus Ambassadors Program. This program intends to take the help of teachers and students of various universities in Pune and integrate wikipedia into the university’s curriculum.The program has been brought to India since there aren’t a lot of Indian contributors on Wikipedia. As a part of this...
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Mozilla’s School Of Webcraft – Another Step Towards ‘Open Source Education’?

Mozilla and Peer 2 Peer University have joined forces to create the School of Webcraft, “a grassroots learning community focused on web development using open standards.” The School of Webcraft was started in September this year with fifteen classes. Now, Mozilla is announcing the second semester of this open university, starting January 26, 2011, with thirty classes. From this semester they...
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MBA Through A Facebook App?

Do you want to get something more meaningful from your Facebook experience? How about an MBA degree? Sometimeback people would have laughed at this idea but not any more. The London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) is leveraging the power of a Facebook app to deliver content for its new free MBA program. Introduced late last month, the application already has more than 30,000 active users accessing...
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