Michael A. Madaio

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While Information and Communication Technology (ICT) access in Liberia is still low, use of PCs, mobile phones and the Internet is rising. A relatively recent option for learning ICT skills is Liberia's iLab technology hub founded in 2011 to encourage and support a local technology community. We have partnered with the iLab since its founding to offer(More)
! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Though personalized learning has been a goal of educators since the days of Aristotle and private tutors, it is only relatively recently that technological and socio-cultural drivers have made personalized learning at scale possible. The development of digital technologies that allow for the analysis of large volumes of(More)
Massive, Open, Online Courses (MOOCs) have been promoted as a means to revolutionize access to education. In this paper, we describe experiences with MOOCs for Liberian students who are connected to the iLab technology hub. We describe their motivations for participating as well as the challenges they encountered. We also describe the importance of the(More)
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