Carnegie Mellon University studies technology's impact on learning

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Carnegie Mellon University has announced the creation of the Simon Initiative, which focuses on how technology impacts learning.

Named after Herbert Simon, the late Nobel laureate and CMU professor, the initiative is the first concrete example of CMU president Subra Suresh's goal of bringing together areas of excellence in the university.

As part of the initiative, CMU has created a Global Learning Council, aimed at pulling together leaders from academia, industry and technology to help develop standards and best practices for the use of technology in education.

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