03 juillet 2019

Digital Learning Leaders and the Demographic Reckoning

Techno-News BlogWhatever the path forward, campus digital learning leaders should be key partners in thinking of ways that undergraduate education can be reimagined. More...

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The Real Truth about Computer-Based Feedback

Techno-News BlogComputer-based feedback may not be the silver bullet everyone is hoping for in education, but it offers benefits that instructional technology inclusion does not. Walk into schools around the nation, and you’re like to witness one of two scenarios. More...

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ASU, edX and MIT announce innovative stackable online Master of Science in Supply Chain Management

Techno-News BlogCollaboration creates world’s first stacked master’s degree on edX.org from two top-ranked universities in the field. Arizona State University, edX and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced the launch of an online master’s degree program in supply chain management. More...

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Full-Time from Afar

Techno-News BlogWith the dramatic increase in the demand for distance learning opportunities in higher education, staffing demands have created a new opportunity for faculty members to teach full-time from remote locations. Previously, a significant portion of online instruction was taught by full-time faculty as part of their regular teaching load or as an economic opportunity for teaching “overload” courses. In addition, online classes are frequently being taught by adjunct, or part-time, faculty members. More...

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Wide Open Voices: Experiences of OER Course Developers

Techno-News BlogAs the affordability of higher education dominates the spotlight, open educational resources (OER), low cost, and free-to-student materials are widely offered as a solution. More...

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Rolling Out Learning Analytics at a National Level

Techno-News BlogSeveral issues are driving the development of learning analytics in Welsh institutions. First, most of the institutions are facing a retention issue. While dropout rates in Wales are substantially lower than those in the United States, when students do withdraw from studying, it affects institutional finances and reputation, not to mention the life chances of the individuals concerned. More...

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Moving from predictive to prescriptive AI

Techno-News BlogTurning to prescriptive AI helps universities personalize their outreach and deliver the right information at the right time.  More and more universities are adopting predictive analytics and forecast modeling to improve their recruiting and retention efforts. More...

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Building Relationships with Students via Blockchain

Techno-News BlogA few weeks ago, during its annual developer conference, Salesforce introduced Salesforce Blockchain, a platform connected to customer relationship management that promises to help organizations collaborate and share data securely through “distributed ledger” technology. More...

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Will coding become a basic life skill? Yes and no, say experts

Techno-News BlogAlmost all experts agree that coding will become nearly as ubiquitous as literacy in the future. But the nature of coding in the future may be very different. More...

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Spy reportedly used AI-generated photo to connect with targets on LinkedIn

Techno-News BlogThe photo appeared on the LinkedIn account of one Katie Jones, a 30-something redhead. Among her 52 connections were links to Washington political figures, including a deputy assistant secretary of state, a senior aide to a senator and a prominent economist being considered for the Federal Reserve, according to the AP. More...

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