Tuesday, October 10, 2006

A Revolutionary Tool in Study Methods

The age of collaborative learning and teaching is invading schools without warning and nothing can stop it.

This online tool, called NoteMesh allows classes of students to mash their class notes together to develop as flawless a master set of notes as possible.

This is a brilliant idea sure to accelerate learning and stimulate interest. MIT recently announced a corollary set of assertions about collaboration that also deserves your attention.

MIT looks to give 'group think' a good name by Paul McNamara, Network World.

With Friday's public opening of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence (formerly the Center for Coordination Science), researchers there hope to address this central question: "How can people and computers be connected so that -- collectively -- they act more intelligently than any individuals, groups, or computers have ever done before?"

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