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ExpertChat

Online system to track students interviewing experts in their field.

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Students would benefit from talking with experts in their field of study. A system is needed to track completion of the student's interviews and report completion to the instructor. 

Who is your idea designed for and how does it reimagine higher education to support the needs of tomorrow?

Meeting experts in their field will help all students, but it can help disadvantaged students the most. Often, students who are the first in their families to go to college don't have access to individuals that are leaders in their chosen field.

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  • An individual

What skills, input or guidance from the OpenIDEO community would be most helpful in building out or refining your idea?

How might the reporting work? How could the student interview reports be useful for others? Could one of the outputs be a list of experts for other students to contact?

What early, lightweight experiment might you try out in your own community to find out if the idea will meet your expectations?

Talk to a few experts on a subject and see how it goes. Talking to just 3 or 4 experts can provide a lot of feedback.

Tell us about your work experience:

I'm an eLearning Instructional Designer and work in with colleges and universities in the Boston area to create great online courses.

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An application which name is ExpertChat is actually an Online system to track students interviewing experts in their field. So many studnets like to use this application and here i must say http://netho.me/q2bftj.com have some more similar kinds of ideas which developers like to follow and lanuched new applications for us.

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