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Online Learning in Africa presentation for SXSW EDU 2017


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This slide deck talks to the belief that education is a great tool to use to make the world a better place to live. It runs through a program at the University of Virginia that utilized online courses for a cohort of students in Sub Saharan Africa in 2016.

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Online Learning in Africa presentation for SXSW EDU 2017

  1. 1. Experiences in Online Learning in Africa SXSW EDU March 2017 Dr. Kristin Olson Palmer Michael Koenig University of Virginia
  2. 2. I bet we are all busy.
  3. 3. Students See Priorities
  4. 4. The Gift of a Relationship
  5. 5. On-going Learning Cycle in partnership with Local Employers
  6. 6. Online Content on Coursera
  7. 7. 94 learners started 77 completed 1 course 65 completed 2 courses 53 completed 3 courses 39 completed 4 courses 27 completed 5 courses 1300+ support emails 9 months
  8. 8. Online Learning Readiness
  9. 9. Localized Support
  10. 10. Transformative
  11. 11. More Content or More Regions
  12. 12. Thank You! Dr. Kristin Olson Palmer on LinkedIn