25 novembre 2018

A Survey I’d Like to See: A different question on OER.

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. There’s plenty to chew on in the latest IHE poll about college faculty attitudes about technology, OER, and assessment. (Least surprising finding: skepticism about assessment remains strong.) But at least in the OER section, it strikes me that we need to ask a different question. More...

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Don’t Panic About GDPR, Colleges Are Told

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. American colleges and universities that have yet to figure out a plan to comply with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation still have time to act, attendees at Educause’s annual conference heard Wednesday. More...

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5 Mistakes that Professors Make with Technology

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Implementing technology in the classroom can be a real learning process even for professors at the higher education level. It can lead to a lot of frustration and misuse of the devices, particularly when professors aren’t well trained. More...

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Nintendo Bringing Labo to Classrooms

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Nintendo is working with the nonprofit Institute of Play to bring its popular Labo kits for Nintendo Switch to classrooms in North America. The Institute of Play is developing STEAM curriculum and a teacher guide for Labo and is seeking classrooms to participate. More...

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Google to give away $25 million to fund humane AI projects

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Google will give away $25 million to projects that propose ways to use the artificial intelligence of computers to help create a more humane society. More...

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4 Companies Sit on 95% of LMS Adoptions

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Over the past five years, the higher ed LMS market for institution-wide adoptions in the United States and Canada has become increasingly dominated by “the Big Four”: Instructure Canvas, Blackboard Learn, D2L Brightspace and Moodle, according to a 2018 analysis from e-Literate’s Phil Hill. More...

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‘Remote Presence’ Tech Lets U Colorado Boulder Students Attend Class from Afar

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Kubi is a robotic neck that holds a tablet and is controllable by the remote user to allow him or her to look around the room through a Zoom videoconference meeting. More...

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Are ‘Smart’ Classrooms the Future?

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Indiana University explores that question by bringing together tech partners and university leaders to share ideas on how to design classrooms that make better use of faculty and student time. More...

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How Credentials Can Help Students Prepare for Future Success

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. MBAE launched the Credentials for Success initiative to try to help close this skills gap. The goal is to expand opportunities for students to earn industry-recognized credentials in high school, so they can enhance their employability early on. More...

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Professor, Please Meet Your Instructional Designer

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Invisibility of instructional designers is among most surprising — and to designers themselves, upsetting — findings of new Inside Higher Ed Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology. As online enrollments grow and many colleges ramp up their digital course and program offerings, the role of instructional designers — staff members who work with instructors to adapt or build new digital courses — is growing in importance. More...

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