Research Essentials

Perspectives on an academic environment: a collaborative blog by Gill Clough & Rebecca Ferguson

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Peter Norvig – of Google

September 6th, 2007 · No Comments

Mike Sharples now stands up to introduce Peter Norvik of Google. This should be interesting! Peter starts with a historical overview which is very cleverly presented.¬†Socrates has a tutor based approach, so we have actually gone backwards in our teaching styles since then. in the 1350 the teacher lectured students (nice slide) because books were¬†handmade […]

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Keynote: Google’s director of research

September 6th, 2007 · No Comments

Live blogged. Peter Norvig: learning in an open world. Shows us a picture of a lecture from 1350AD – when the lecture was a fantastic innovation. Lots of people sitting in rows, having someone reading from the one book. Even in 1350, one of the students is asleep and about two thirds are chatting or […]

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