Monday, November 12, 2012

Interactive video webcast with Salman Khan of Khan Academy on November 14, 2012

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The largest school in the world has 10 million students and began with one man and one computer. Where is it? It's online! Learn how the Internet is reinventing education with Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, by "providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere." Watch this exclusive online discussion now at 

Internet & Education with Salman Khan of Khan Academy 
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 09:00am EST (14:00 UTC) – 10pm Philippine time
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Description:  Are you interested in the role of the Internet and education?  If so, don’t miss an exclusive online discussion with Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy.  Tune in for a live webcast as he describes his work with the Khan Academy and takes questions from State Alumni members.  
For those who are unfamiliar with the Khan Academy, here is a sample video describing it, as well as some facts about the initiative and its founder:
  • One of the largest online education resources today with 200 million lessons delivered through 3500 videos.
  • Bill Gates uses Khan Academy to teach his children.
  • Dr. Khan was one of the Time 100 Most Influential People for 2012.
  • 190 million views of its YouTube channel (compared to MIT OpenCourseWare's 40 million views!).
  • Lessons available in multiple languages, including Turkish, Urdu, Swahili, Hindi, Arabic and more. 

Format: This program will be an interactive video webcast in English.  Please click on the URL above to participate.  Follow the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #StateAlumni.

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