29 février 2016

Making Our Teaching Efficient: Flipping the Classroom

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Faculty typically spend a lot of time teaching—over 20 hours of a 50-hour workweek in one study (Bentley and Kyvik 2012). Are we spending that time productively? Obviously, whether or not we feel productive depends on what we hope to accomplish as instructors. More...

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What I Learned Teaching a Course on Artificial Intelligence (and You Can, Too)

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. I recently finished teaching a free, eight-week online course on artificial intelligence and cognitive technologies. Over 7,000 students registered for the course. More...

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Youngsters have changed, education system has not: Anant Agarwal, edX CEO

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Technology has disrupted almost all sectors, but it has stayed away from education, said Anant Agarwal, CEO, edX on the third day of NASSCOM 2016. More...

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New Textbook Liberation Fund Will Help Faculty Ditch High-Priced Textbooks

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. A new Textbook Liberation Fund offers grants for “faculty members or departments who want to transition their courses away from high-priced textbooks.” The $500,000 fund was launched today by Skyepack, the digital publishing platform for open educational resources (OER), with the goal of saving college students $1 billion. More...

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UF’s online-only students find early success

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Emily Long refuses to stay in her apartment all day, even though she won’t physically go to class until she is halfway through her bachelor’s degree at the University of Florida. More...

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People who don’t spend 5 hours a week online learning will make themselves obsolete, says AT&T CEO

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Faced with competition from not just from Verizon and Sprint, but also Google and Amazon, the telecommunications giant is working aggressively to make sure its employees catch up and get ahead of the changing technology of the times. More...

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Plymouth library hosts Digital Learning Day

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The Plymouth District Library joined thousands of educators, librarians and digital learning advocates around the country on Digital Learning Day, Feb. 17. From a grassroots effort in 2012, this day was designed to highlight the use and availability of electronic tools to enhance the public school learning experience in grades k-12. More...

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How Venture Capital Misses the Boat With Higher Education Technology

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Blogger and self-proclaimed “troublemaker” Audrey Watters discusses venture capital in education, learning analytics, artificial intelligence and more. More...

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MIT, Boeing, NASA, and edX to launch online architecture and systems engineering program

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. MIT is collaborating with Boeing and NASA to develop a four-part online, certificate-based program: “Architecture and Systems Engineering: Models and Methods to Manage Complex Systems”. More...

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Penn State to open Intellectual Property Clinic

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Penn State Law is tentatively scheduled to open the Intellectual Property Clinic in the fall of 2016. Students in the clinic will work with those in the Penn State Law Entrepreneur Assistance Clinic, which launched in the fall of 2015. More...

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