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South Korean Schools Go Paperless.  Can Others Follow?

South Korean Schools Go Paperless. Can Others Follow?

| July 7, 2011 | 1 Comment

South Korea’s Education Ministry announced last week that it plans to replace all printed textbooks with digital versions in the next four years. It’s part of a larger effort to integrate technology into all aspects of the South Korean education system, including moving all nationwide academic exams online and offering more online classes. The Education […]

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My Teacher is an Avatar

My Teacher is an Avatar

| April 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

It may sound like the title of a children’s science fiction novel — “My Teacher is a Robot!” — but advances in artificial intelligence, 3D animation, and robotics may be bringing that fiction a lot closer to reality. South Korea is actively pursuing the development and implementation of robot instructors, and the country’s Education Ministry […]

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