25 novembre 2018

Conflicted Views of Technology: A Survey of Faculty Attitudes

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. The proportion of college instructors who are teaching online and blended courses is growing. So is their support for using technology to deliver instruction.  But their belief in the quality and effectiveness of online courses and digital technology isn’t keeping pace. More...

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Is Open Content Enough? Where OER Advocates Say the Movement Must Go Next

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. But as you move from the technical to the social, cultural and political dimensions of this movement to open things up pedagogically, that stuff feels both harder, more multi-faceted and more important to get at. More...

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Online learning environment “a growing concern” for Auzzie university students with vision impairment

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. The report, Online but off-track conducted by Vision Australia and endorsed by Disability Discrimination Commissioner Alastair McEwin has identified online learning environments as a growing concern to people who are blind or have low vision. More...

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65 New Online Business Courses You Can Take for Free (or Close to Free)

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Schools from Harvard to MIT will teach you everything from agile design to supply chain management. The bad news about the modern world is that, thanks to tech, things are changing so fast you’re almost certainly going to have to keep updating your skills throughout your career if you want to be successful. More...

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Gartner: Immersive Experiences Among Top Tech Trends for 2019

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. IT analyst firm Gartner has named its top 10 trends for 2019, and the “immersive user experience” is on the list, alongside blockchain, quantum computing and seven other drivers influencing how we interact with the world. More...

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Non-degree Programs May Not Serve Men and Women Equally

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. For example, 74 percent of men with a certificate but no four-year college degree were employed. By comparison, 67 percent of women with a certificate but no four-year degree were employed. In terms of pay, 46 percent of women with a credential but no four-year degree made less than $30,000 a year. More...

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Academics Propose a ‘Blockchain University,’ Where Faculty (and Algorithms) Rule

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Experiments with blockchain in higher education are underway at multiple campuses around the country, and many researchers are looking into how to use the technology to verify and deliver credentials. More...

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Contextualizing coding across subjects enhances entire curriculum

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. More states are adding computer science classes and standards to their curriculum, with 40 states and the District of Columbia now allowing students to take computer science classes and count them as part of their math and science high school graduation requirements. More...

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WHICH WILL DOMINATE ONLINE TUTORING: AI OR THE GIG ECONOMY?

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. The market for online tutoring is growing rapidly. In April, Technavio estimated the sector would continue to expand at a CAGR of nearly 7% through 2022. Two forces are driving this growth: the gig economy and AI. More...

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Don’t let your diploma hit its expiration date

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. It’s not uncommon to see adults rely on the younger generation to fill in the “knowledge gap” for tasks like setting up a new smartphone or posting information on the internet. But consider the many cases where we as adults need to know for ourselves, like being up-to-date enough to help our children with homework (things have changed a bit since we were in school), meeting the demands of a current job or pursuing possibilities of advancement. More...

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