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Chetan Bhagat Crosses a Line: Public Figure to Public Enemy?

Sharanya Haridas | Posted 09.27.2014 | Media
Sharanya Haridas

Bhagat's accessibility and trustworthiness, and indeed, his popularity, sometimes make it difficult to detect or denounce the serious lapses in his judgement.

'Kick' (Hindi, with English subtitles)

James Scarborough | Posted 09.25.2014 | Arts
James Scarborough

Devi (Salman Khan) is an adrenaline junkie. He lives for the kick of things. At first, the mayhem is reasonably innocent. He's high-strung, never sitt...

Changing the Role of Classrooms Around the World

John M. Eger | Posted 02.10.2014 | Education
John M. Eger

We know about the success Salman Kahn has had with the "flipped classroom" where online lectures and short videos happen at home, or in a coffee shop,...

Major Bollywood Star Faces Homicide Charge

AP | Posted 08.24.2013 | Celebrity

NEW DELHI — A Mumbai court has ruled that Indian movie star Salman Khan will be tried for homicide for his alleged involvement in a fatal road a...

Indian Actors Face Trial Over Killing Of Rare Deer

AP | Posted 05.23.2013 | Green

NEW DELHI — An Indian court will try five Bollywood actors, including action hero Salman Khan, for allegedly killing two rare deer in a western ...

Giving His Way to Success

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 01.06.2013 | Education
Peter A. Georgescu

In 2004, Khan began making his YouTube videos of basic math instruction as an alternative to sending his cousins the videos directly. His discovery? His cousins preferred videos to the genuine article: they were quite happy to use the videos rather than have him teach them in person.

Higher Education's Decision for the Future: Discomfort or Irrelevance

Lloyd A. Jacobs, M.D. | Posted 11.20.2012 | College
Lloyd A. Jacobs, M.D.

Universities that choose not to or are unable to adapt to revolutionary changes in the way higher education is delivered will simply not exist in the decades to come.

Is Online Education the Answer?

Daniel Little | Posted 09.21.2012 | College
Daniel Little

Is it possible to gain the education and the intellectual development associated with a traditional bricks-and-mortar university curriculum through a largely online course of study?

Teacher-Made Khan Academy Parody Video Inspires Contest

Posted 06.29.2012 | Education

A Mystery Science Theater 3000-inspired parody of a Khan Academy video made by two teachers has prompted a group of education bloggers to launch a com...

Khan Academy: Good, Bad, or Ugly?

Dr. Keith Devlin | Posted 05.20.2012 | Education
Dr. Keith Devlin

People both for and against Khan Academy tend to portray the issues involved as black or white. But like most things in life, they are many shades of grey.

Blogging in Bombay: Miss Malini Builds a Business

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 03.12.2012 | Home
Marissa Bronfman

Malini Agarwal is India's most famous blogger; an independent, effervescent young woman who has turned a hobby into a business, desire into reality and a whole lot of passion into an enormously successful brand.

How Khan Academy Is Changing The Rules Of Education

Wired | Clive Thompson | Posted 09.16.2011 | Education

"This," says Matthew Carpenter, "is my favorite exercise." I peer over his shoulder at his laptop screen to see the math problem the fifth grader is p...