06 octobre 2017

Wearables to See Double-Digit Growth through 2021

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Sales of wearable devices will post double-digit gains each year through 2021, according to a new forecast from International Data Corp. (IDC).  Vendors will sell 121.7 million devices this year, according to the forecast, up 16.6 percent over last year’s 104.4 million shipments. By 2021, the company predicts total sales to reach 229.5 million units on the strength of a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.2 percent. More...

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Online courses, initially slow to boot, now dominate some curricula

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Back in the era of dial-up Internet and floppy discs, Mary Hawkins helped guide Bellevue University into the then mostly uncharted world of online education. It was 1996. Hawkins, who was less than a year into her tenure as university president, established Bellevue’s first online offering – an undergraduate management class. More...

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Teacher Leadership in Online Classrooms Shapes Communication

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. In a paper published in the Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, STEM education researcher Joshua Ellis shows how empowering teachers in online professional development classes can deepen their learning. The effects can then carry over into their own classrooms. More...

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Classes begin for Lone Star College-Kingwood students after flood damages

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Sustaining the most damage of all Lone Star College System campuses, LSC-Kingwood took on water in six of its nine buildings, and officials have worked to convert nearly 600 face-to-face courses to online or hybrid formats. More...

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Explore Pros, Cons of Online Stackable Credentials

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Some programs allow online students to earn several smaller certificates as they progress toward a full degree. Many working adults are overwhelmed by the time and financial commitments required to get an online degree. More...

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Dampening Innovation, One Institution at a Time

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. The recommended penalties placed on Western Governors University will have a dampening effect on any institution that is pursuing new or modified learning models, argues Justin Draeger. What’s the fastest way to stifle innovation. More...

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5 Strategies to Thwart Cyberattacks in Higher Education

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Universities are a wealth of sensitive data and prime targets for cyberattacks. Making sure everyone on campus is on board with your defense strategy is key to ensuring your institution’s cybersecurity.  While corporate cyberattacks have been in the headlines, academic institutions possess a treasure trove of important data, identities, sensitive financial information, Social Security numbers and private research. More...

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Innovation wins against antiquated ideas of how higher education should work and how college students should learn

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. An argument in favor of competency education:  The Education Department’s inspector general on Sept. 22 recommended that the department seek the return of more than $700 million in federal financial aid from the Western Governors University, citing concerns of the role of faculty at the large online university. More...

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The 10 Gold Standards of Ensuring Online Course Quality

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Online courses represent some of the most accessible and potentially comprehensive learning available. Whether they come in the form of free online courses or classes from a university, online learning is extremely popular. More...

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Erasmusez-vous - Marseille

carif espace-compétencesDe 13h à 16h30, une trentaine de projets Erasmus+ réalisés ces deux dernières années par des établissements de tout type sera exposée à la Villa Méditerranée à Marseille.

Le public pourra échanger, témoigner, se former à la création de projets Erasmus + et à la plateforme eTwinning ainsi que rencontrer des associations engagées auprès des établissements dans des dispositifs européens. A cette occasion, monsieur Bernard BEIGNIER, Recteur de région, recteur de l’académie d’Aix-Marseille, Chancelier des universités remettra les prix aux trois lauréats du concours « mon roadtrip Erasmus+ ».

Public cible : Enseignants et formateurs de l’académie d’Aix Marseille
Inscription préalable via mail : ce.dareic@ac-aix-marseille.fr
Organisateur: DAREIC - Rectorat Aix-Marseille
Lieu : Villa Mediteranée, J4 Marseille
Date : vendredi 13 octobre 2017

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