Monday, November 10, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. ET
Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout
Conversation: #HigherEdLive

Host Ashley Budd speaks with Dr. Dror Ben-Naim and Ariel Anbar. Dror previously led a research group in Intelligent Tutoring Systems and Educational Data Mining at the University of New South Wales in Sydney Australia, and is now an educational technology thought leader and founder of Smart Sparrow – an adaptive eLearning platform. Ariel is a President’s Professor in the School of Earth & Space Exploration at Arizona State University. Together they are establishing the InSpark Science Network, a consortium of science educators dedicated to creating rich, adaptive courseware to improve student success in science courses with traditionally high failure rates.

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Inspark Science Network

The Inspark Science Network is a bold partnership among world-leading universities, community colleges, an education technology company, scientists, and education experts. Find out more and register.

Smart Sparrow

Smart Sparrow lets you create your own adaptive education programs.

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Episode Host

Ashley Budd

Ashley Budd

Ashley Budd is a digital strategist and designer based in upstate New York. She specializes in bringing offline experiences online. Ashley is director of digital marketing at Cornell University serving Alumni Affairs and Development. Prior to joining the team at Cornell, Ashley spent more than five years in Enrollment Management and Career Services at Rochester Institute of Technology. Ashley speaks about college admissions, digital fundraising, communication and media technologies.

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