Google TV for EDU: A Seeding Program to Support University Research

Google TV has been popping up on college campuses across the country. Google says "We're coordinating with the Google Student Ambassador Program and University Programs to share Google TV with students and faculty."The momentum from the Google TV study breaks has carried over into the classroom. Already, the web on TV has proven itself as […]

Google TV has been popping up on college campuses across the country. Google says "We're coordinating with the Google Student Ambassador Program and University Programs to share Google TV with students and faculty."

The momentum from the Google TV study breaks has carried over into the classroom. Already, the web on TV has proven itself as a great platform for for early education and reading skills with web apps like PBS Kids and Meegenius.

This's why, Google announced "Google TV for EDU," to select university faculty with experience and leadership in television. These select faculty will receive a Logitech Revue to carry out their research in the classroom.

Google TV for EDU asks campuses around the country: how can education change the world of the Web the TV for the classroom. Specifically, asking faculty how their research could:

  • Generate new interest in television engineering
  • Make computer science tangible for students
  • Help in the development of smart TV curricula and new educational tools
  • Contribute to in-classroom and distance learning over television
  • Reach a wide audience

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