21 décembre 2015

The server uses powerful GPUs and will be released through the Open Compute Project

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Facebook is releasing the hardware design for a server it uses to train artificial intelligence (A.I.) software, allowing other companies exploring A.I. to build similar systems. More...

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5 Attendance Requirements to Watch for in Online Programs

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The notion of earning a degree or certificate entirely from the comfort of your couch is appealing to certain students. The recently updated Online Learning Consortium program definitions articulate that in online programs, all credits must be offered fully online, without students needing to show up anywhere in person. More...

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DOE Advocates Urge To Use Online Resources Over Textbooks

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The Department of Education urged teachers to use accessible shared resources online for their class work. The online resources are transforming learning because the materials are constantly updated, unlike the traditional textbooks. More...

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17 Skills Employees Need Today — And Tomorrow

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Online learning is “the new normal,” according to “The Future of Higher Education,” a report published by Contact North in November 2015. More...

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Speeding Up IT Support

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Valdosta State University in Georgia has achieved a 15-minute response time for second-tier information technology service — even while reducing costs. More...

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Arkansas State online graduates meet face-to-face

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Arkansas State’s fall graduation took place Saturday morning, but those who did their work online received a little more. Online graduates got the chance Saturday to meet their instructors in person. More...

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Turning Course Materials Into a Digital Magazine

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. When textbook material gets dated — particularly in current affairs or business topics — what is an instructor to do? Some have found a solution in the Flipboard news reader, which aggregates stories in a magazine-format mobile app. More...

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Faculty Role in Competency Programs Still Evolving

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Faculty leadership may not be as strongly felt in competency-based education (CBE) programs as it ought to be. Only 15 percent of CBE faculty and staff members are tenured or on the tenure track and only about one in five (19 percent) participate in shared governance activities. What this suggests is that CBE programs don’t have the kind of independent faculty oversight common to more traditional instructional formats. More...

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University of Maryland Uses Virtual Reality Lab for Research and Education

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The University of Maryland hosted a demonstration of its new virtual and augmented reality laboratory recently, showing off the lab’s potential to support research, education and training in the sciences, engineering, medicine and industry. More...

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3 Ways to Use Online Learning to Land Your Next Job

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Online learning is revolutionizing the way people build our careers. Comprehensive programming and design courses enable us to hone and develop new skills, make massive career shifts, and earn more money. More...

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