22 juillet 2018

As Demand for Online Schools Grows, So Does Need for Accurate Evaluation

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Families are opting for online and blended education because the models allow for greater customization to meet the needs of each student in ways that many traditional schools cannot. More...

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STEM: At the Crossroads of Traditional and Online Learning

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. In the age of online learning, educators, parents and students around the world — especially including from diverse and rural populations — have more access than ever before to educational resources. The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education community, where innovation and hands-on learning experiences are critical, often finds itself at the exciting crossroads of traditional and online learning. More...

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Homeland Security launches new training course to counter online terrorist activities

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. The Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Task Force has launched an online training course designed to educate social media companies about how terrorists may seek to exploit their platforms. More...

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Online Course Creation for Dummies

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Developers at Penn State believe their new tool will make creating online courses easier than ever, even for the non-tech savvy. More...

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5 Free Online Machine Learning Courses

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. “Data scientist roles have grown over 650 percent since 2012, but currently 35,000 people in the US have data science skills, while hundreds of companies are hiring for those roles – even those you may not expect in sectors like retail and finance – supply of candidates for these roles cannot keep up with demand,” the report said. More...

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Connecting Cashiers to College Degrees

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. For a corporation routinely criticized for its low pay and anti-unionization efforts, announcing the new employee perk had the added benefit of making Walmart appear civic-minded by helping to educate a historically undereducated and low-skilled work force. More...

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People with More Education Have a More Positive View of the Internet

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. The share of online adults who say the internet has been good for society is on the decline. While 76 percent in 2014 said the internet has been “mostly” good, by 2018, the proportion sharing that sentiment had dropped to 70 percent. More...

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Southern New Hampshire U Issues Blockchain Credentials to College for America Grads

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. This spring, graduates of Southern New Hampshire University’s College for America are receiving their bachelor’s and associate degrees as both paper diplomas and Blockcerts, digital credentials based on blockchain technology. More...

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3 higher ed experts share their blended learning advice

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. With a growing non-traditional student population, many colleges and universities are looking to blended learning technology and strategy to meet their pedagogical needs. More...

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VR Interface Lets Students Explore Civil Engineering

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. An open immersive virtual reality interface for pre-university and first-year students allows them to explore engineering disciplines, such as structural or hydraulics, as part of engaging their interest in STEM careers. More...

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