25 février 2019

Bill and Melinda Gates: Online learning makes textbooks obsolete

Techno-News Blog Online learning with software has made textbooks obsolete, and digital tools are a better choice for today’s students, said Bill and Melinda Gates, co-chairs of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. More...

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Extending the Conversation on Online Course Length

Techno-News Blog Two weeks ago, “Inside Digital Learning” published an article exploring the decision-making process for institutions tweaking the length of their online courses. If you missed that piece, catch up before reading this one. More...

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Bill & Melinda Gates 2019 Annual Letter: We didn’t see this coming

Techno-News Blog In this year’s annual letter, we’re highlighting nine more things that have surprised us along this journey. Some worry us. Others inspire us. More...

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Are Digital Devices the Reason Why Kids Can’t Write?

Techno-News Blog Many parents who look at the messages sent back and forth in their children’s smart phones wonder if schools are even teaching writing these days. More...

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The Purdue University Online Writing Lab and Chegg Partner to Make World-Class Writing Education Tools More Accessible

Techno-News Blog The Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) and Chegg, Inc. (NYSE: CHGG), today announced an exclusive agreement to integrate Chegg’s Writing tools with Purdue University’s OWL content to support students on-demand whenever and wherever they need it. More...

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Are three-year degree programs the answer?

Techno-News Blog A three-year bachelor’s degree may help students dodge some of the increasingly burdensome debt associated with higher education–that is, if the programs can get off the ground. More...

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Ironwood, The Last Open edX Version, To Be Released This February

Techno-News Blog Big news for Open edX’s developers: Ironwood, the 2019 version of this learning platform, will be released on February. The first release candidate, Ironwood.1rc1, was just made available this week. More...

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Do students understand academic integrity?

Techno-News Blog Since November 2017, 3,000 first-year seminar students in University College at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis have taken a voluntary online course on academic integrity. More...

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Transforming Big Data Processing Through Blockchain and AI

Techno-News Blog After years of research at MIT, Endor claims to have invented the “Google for predictive analytics*”, providing automated AI predictions for companies. More...

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Emerging Technologies Need Diversity: Innovative Women in AI / Blockchain to Follow in 2019

Techno-News Blog Besides being a hot topic these days, emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and blockchain have received a reputation for being especially male-dominated in an already bro-saturated tech world. More...

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