14 février 2016

Students favour online technology in ‘flipped’ classroom models

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. As school kicks off for another year, an increasing number of teachers are ditching traditional teaching models for “flipped” classroom programs, which rely on engagement with online learning content at home. More...

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Unlocking the Code for Robotics in the Classroom

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. In President Obama’s final State of the Union address, he expressed the importance of “helping students learn to write computer code.” More...

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There’s a lot we’re not learning when we try to learn online

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Online learning, in 2016, is no longer the cautious experiment it once was. Universities all over the world are warming up to the idea of internet-based degree programs, while free online education—popularly offered in the form of massive open online courses, or MOOCs—remains a booming area. More...

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Obama wants $4B to help students learn computer science

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. President Barack Obama said Saturday he’ll ask Congress for billions of dollars to help students learn computer science skills and prepare for jobs in a changing economy. More...

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WOW! Flipkart Hires Without Interviews Based on Nanodegree Projects and Udacity Profiles

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. This is surely a big leap forward and a positive one at that. According to reports, Flipkart has started hiring fresh graduates based on the capabilities they have built through Udacity’s Nanodegree Programs. More...

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Move Your Labs Online

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. As more classes go online, schools need a workable approach for giving students access to high-demand software. More...

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Penn State professor looks to incorporate virtual reality for online classes

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Following Penn State’s continued advancements in online education, Conrad Tucker is hoping to blend virtual reality with online classes. More...

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Google is offering a free online class on deep learning

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Techies who have some background in machine learning may want to tune into Google’s new course on deep learning. More...

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School districts equipped with online learning options aren’t hindered by snow closures

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Illinois is taking part in a trend that’s sweeping school districts across the country: Turning snow days into online learning days. More...

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3 Ways Your Online Classmates Might Surprise You

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. It was the first week of my online course, and we had to introduce ourselves to the class. I discovered that I was the only student who lived in Nebraska. Others lived in China, England, the Middle East and Africa. More...

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