22 juillet 2018

How we improved decision making at Indiana University

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. You don’t have to look far to understand that data is arguably an organization’s most valuable asset. More...

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Is AI disrupting higher education?

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. The workplace of the future will be marked by unprecedentedly advanced technologies, as well as a focus on incorporating artificially intelligent algorithms of automation to drive higher levels of production with fewer resources. More...

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From Founding CEO Of One Of The Largest FinTechs To CEO Of The Largest EdTech – Coursera

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Jeff Maggioncalda was recently named CEO of Coursera. I have interviewed both founders of the company, Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller, so I was curious about Maggioncalda’s perspective on the company, education technology and the massive open online courses more generally, and his own background as an entrepreneur. More...

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Tech Giants Accused of Addicting Kids to Technology: Is it true?

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Some psychologists have in fact made the case that technology companies are intentionally perverting what we know about how the brain works to get people addicted to their platforms. It seems that some people are better at overcoming the allure of technology, but, for many people, the pull is just as real and just as powerful as any other substance to which one might become addicted. More...

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Georgia State Uses A Chatbot To Attack ‘Summer Melt’

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. A lot of students find themselves in similar situations in the summer, says Lindsay Page, an education professor at the University of Pittsburgh who has researched summer melt. She says it can be easy for upcoming freshmen to feel lost in the summertime. More...

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Survey: Most Students Say Online Learning Is as Good or Better Than Face-to-Face

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. In a survey of 1,500 students who are seriously considering, currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a fully online program, most (86 percent) considered the value of their degree equal to or greater than the cost they paid to take it. More...

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Where can teachers find free audiobooks for their students

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Audiobooks are fantastic ways to bring stories to life in your classroom and keep students engaged. More...

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California Lawmakers Include $100 Million in State Budget to Create an Online Community College

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. There’s going to be a new way for workers to advance their careers in California. Lawmakers included $100 million in this year’s state budget to create an online community college that will offer certificate and credentialing programs. More...

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Report: Adolescent Learning Requires a New Science-Based Approach

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. There’s a science to adolescent learning, which addresses how the many changes — physical, emotional, social, intellectual and psychological — teenagers experience impact how they learn and should impact how educators instruct. More...

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Why Companies Are Taking It Upon Themselves to Help Workers Learn New Skills

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. “Companies are having trouble keeping up,” says Jeff Maggioncalda, CEO of online learning platform Coursera, of the rapid rate of technological acceleration worldwide today. “Even large companies that have a dedicated learning and development function don’t have the resources and expertise to teach all of those new skills to people spread around the world.” For small companies, such resources are obviously even more limited. More...

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