Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Google I/O Talk: Online Learning Made Social

Over the last six months, we've been working with the Google+ Hangouts team to experiment with using hangouts to add another dimension of communication and social to the Coursera student experience. At I/O last month, I got the opportunity to share those experiments and talk about what we've learnt from them. It wasn't a very technical talk at all, as we've been learning more about humans than machines, but that made it a fun talk to give, too. I look forward to doing more experiments with hangouts and other forms of communication in the future. Stay tuned!

You can watch the talk on Youtube:

You can also follow along with my half of the slides below (I don't yet have the combined deck):

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