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May 25, 2012

Schools Go Into the ‘Cloud’ to Embrace the Popularity of Social Media

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By SONIA KOLESNIKOV-JESSOP, New York Times

The newest catchphrase in online education is social learning. Several start-up companies have begun offering cloud-based platforms that combine education and social media. Companies like Teamie, based in Singapore, provide software that lets teachers create, share and manage academic content, and also let students collaborate on assignments on platforms that are similar to the “walls” used on Facebook.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/21/world/asia/schools-go-into-the-cloud-to-embrace-the-popularity-of-social-media.html?_r=1

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