01 avril 2019

Artificial Intelligence and Frontier Technologies for Open Educational

Techno-News BlogThe Artificial Intelligence and Frontier Technologies for Open Educational Resources (OER) workshop was part of the ‘Learning and Skills sessions’ held during UNESCO’s Mobile Learning 2019 (5 March 2019, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris), which focused on Artificial Intelligence (AI). The workshop presented the latest developments on how AI and frontier technologies can be used to share, use and develop OER, within the framework of the Ljubljana OER Action Plan and the current Draft UNESCO OER Recommendation. More...

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Five Things Most People Get Wrong About AI

Techno-News BlogFor better or worse, the term “artificial intelligence,” or AI, has become central to understanding the landscape of today’s technology and innovation. Despite that, its true definition and implications for the future remain misunderstood by many. More...

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Digital Classy: 5 Reasons to go for the Online Learning Alternative

Techno-News BlogThe reasons for the rise in popularity of e-learning are not difficult to arrive at. First, there is undeniable convenience that comes with being able to carry out your studies from the comfort of your own home or the environment you think suits you best. Second, it is incredibly cheap in comparison to booking a place in a learning institution. More...

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Can we bridge the critical thinking skills gap with online learning?

Techno-News BlogCritical thinking skills involve identifying flaws in people’s arguments or reasoning by weighing evidence and identifying misuse of information. More...

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College Completion Rates Are Up, But The Numbers Will Still Surprise You

Techno-News BlogGo to college, we tell students. It’s a ticket out of poverty; a place to grow and expand; a gateway to a good job. Or perhaps a better job. But just going to college doesn’t mean you’ll finish. More...

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Colleges list priorities for Higher Education Act reauthorization

Techno-News BlogAs Congress considers updating the law guiding federal policy on higher education, college officials across the country have offered a set of three dozen recommendations related to student loans and aid, access and accountability, and the collection of key data. More...

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You Can Expect More Hyper-Personal AI Applications

Techno-News BlogIt’s about to get personal. Even more personal, that is. We’re already accustomed to AI-driven personalization of everything from book and movie recommendations to music playlists. But this year should bring what we could consider “hyper-personalization” to consumers through a range of applications focused on health, finances, shopping, and everything in between. More...

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Higher Ed Uncovering New Ways to Apply Data and AI Across Campus

Techno-News BlogThe company, which provides audit, tax and advisory services to 200 public and private institutions, each year covers the trends and issues it sees emerging out of the sector to help higher ed leaders understand how to manage their schools through the changes. More...

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China to promote online learning: ministry

Techno-News BlogChina will launch a nationwide campaign to promote online learning, according to a circular released by the Ministry of Education A total of 10 million teachers and students will be encouraged to register with online learning platforms this year, the circular said. More...

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Purdue University bans Netflix, other streaming services for students in academic buildings

Techno-News BlogWhen students return from spring break Monday, they will find access to Netflix, Hulu, Spotify, Pandora and other streaming services blocked in academic buildings on the West Lafayette, Ind., campus if they’re using university WiFi. System updates to Apple devices will also be banned. More...

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