27 mars 2016

8 pieces of ed tech news to note from SXSWedu 2016

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. If you couldn’t be in Austin or see everything on display, here’s what caught our attention. There was no shortage of ed tech to take in at SXSWedu 2016. More...

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Colorado State offers computer science bootcamp in online program

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Colorado State University-Global Campus launched a new program this month for aspiring computer scientists that falls somewhere between non-accredited coding bootcamps and traditional programs. More...

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Replacing a reliance on standardized test scores with e-portfolios

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Colleges and universities have long relied on SAT and ACT scores in admissions decisions, to the detriment of low-income students, Latinos, African-Americans, and women, and some point to e-portfolios as the solution. More...

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OpenStack, Docker, Kubernetes Feature in Free Online Training Class

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The Linux Foundation and edX are offering free training for open source cloud and container technology, such as OpenStack, Docker and Kubernetes. More...

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New Penn State Course Tackles Teaching with Call of Duty, World of Warcraft

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Forget about hunting down just the right educational games for your students. Let them use the ones they already love — Minecraft, World of Warcraft and Call of Duty — and then untangle how those can be fit into the learning goals you have for them. More...

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An Examination of Adjunct Faculty Characteristics: Comparison between Non-Profit and For-Profit Institutions

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Institutions must understand the unique characteristics and motivations of adjunct faculty teaching online to more effectively support a diverse faculty population. More...

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