Live conversation with MIT Professor Sugata Mitra
Held on: Friday, August 31, 2012
Join Dr. Nellie Deutsch and Dr. Kalyan Chattopadhyay in a live conversation with Professor Sugata Mitra. Professor Sugata Mitra is a visiting Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab in Boston, MA, and a Professor of Educational Technology at the School of Education for Communication and Language Sciences at Newcastle University, UK.
Born in Calcutta, India, Dr. Sugata is famous for his “Hole-in-the wall” experiments such as the “Granny Cloud” project of volunteers. Professor Mitra was self-taught and has a firm belief that others can do the same through technology and the Internet.