25 novembre 2018

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. More...

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Fully Online edX Masters Programs

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Earlier this month edX announced that starting next fall it would offer fully online Master’s degrees, including ones related to computer science and data science. More...

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Un référent pour lutter contre l’antisémitisme et le racisme à l’université

l'emag de l'educationSuite à plusieurs actes antisémites récents, Frédérique Vidal a rencontré les représentants de la lutte contre le racisme et l'antisémitisme à l'université, parmi lesquels les référents "racisme et antisémitisme". Plus...

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Struggle for the Future: Schools Lag in Preparing Students for the Age of Automation

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. As advances in artificial intelligence and robotics have increasingly substituted for human labor in performing routine tasks and sometimes those that required years of training, the premium on social abilities still beyond the reach of automation — like working well with others and adaptability — has shifted the way schools prepare students for their careers. More...

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Is China the Next AI Superpower?

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. The U.S. has long been seen as the global leader in innovation, including in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). China, in contrast, has been viewed as a technology copycat. This, however, may not be the case anymore. More...

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A Message to College Leaders: Don’t Overlook Resources Right Under Your Nose

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. More and more institutions and instructors are now eschewing textbooks in favor of course materials that they can use free of charge, edit, and remix with other sources. More...

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AI talent pipeline clogged by education programs slow or unable to change

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. From the ivy walls of America’s top universities to the brightly decorated class walls of public elementary schools, questions about technology’s role in the education system — and especially the deficits of STEM education — have risen as the country grapples with a digital future. More...

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5 keys to better align college training with workforce needs

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. A new report highlights five key elements to successfully resolving a thorny and much-discussed issue that dogs colleges and universities: the reported misalignment of the skills employers need and the training colleges offer. More...

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Google to offer on-campus machine learning classes

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Google is headed to college campuses next year to teach a 10-week intensive course on machine learning, a fast-growing field for which the tech firm says there are neither enough workers nor faculty to train them, and where the firm is among the top employers. More...

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South Carolina makes coding lessons available to all residents

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. South Carolina has launched a free coding education platform, SC Codes, which allows state residents to learn the skill. The platform is structured to meet the needs of beginners to advanced learners, from elementary school students to adults. More...

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