17 février 2017

Google Rolls Out New Chromebooks, Allows Access to Android, Adobe Apps

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Google is releasing two new Chromebooks for the education market that aim to be more versatile and practical for the everyday student. More...

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The future is online

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Who would be a student today? What was once a relatively carefree occupation – an exciting step into the adult world, the opportunity to study for a career – is now beset by uncertainty over one’s employment chances following graduation, and the certainty that large debts will accrue during one’s studies. More...

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Expanding education: Why distance learning is called Alaska’s wave of the future

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. In Alaska, post-secondary education can come at a higher-than-usual price — especially for people hailing from rural parts of the state. More...

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Looking Beyond the LMS: Why a Single App Won’t Work

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. What will the next-generation learning management system look like? Will it just be the next iteration of Blackboard, Canvas or Moodle. More...

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It’s Not Just Millennials That Tap into Mobile for Social

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. It’s no surprise that millennials’ social media time is mainly spent on smartphones. But what about older folks—are Baby Boomers and older users mostly mobile when it comes to social. More...

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The world couldn’t afford engineering degrees without philosophy majors

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Though it costs more to educate an engineer, it pays off, according to the paper—at least, for the student who gets the degree. More...

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Free to Be You and Me: Autonomy Privacy in Higher Education

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. In the digital age, we all too often focus on data privacy and its legal and compliance requirements. More...

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Everything Depends on the Data

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Trends in education promise to improve how institutions support students by providing the student, instructor, or institution the ability to make more informed decisions using student-created data. More...

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Survey: Demand for digital course materials reaches record high

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. A new survey from Pearson Education reveals that 80% of a surveyed group of students and faculty say that digital learning materials are part of the future of higher education, and would help with challenges in learning and affordability. More...

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Tech is changing manufacturing. These classes could help people and businesses adapt.

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Experts agree that automation is coming to American manufacturing, but many employers and workers still have to learn how to adapt. More...

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