30 janvier 2020

Online Courses and Complexities of Graduation Rates

Techno-News BlogThe rate at which students are enrolling into online courses has yet to slow down. Online courses, in this context, refers to courses provided digitally by public colleges and universities, as well as those taught by private non-profit and for-profit institutions. More...

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Online education in Pennsylvania could get more competitive thanks to state community colleges

Techno-News BlogGraduates of Pennsylvania’s 14 community colleges can go on to earn their bachelor’s degrees online from a New Hampshire university at a rate that makes it less costly than nearly every other in-state public option, under an agreement signed Wednesday. More...

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White House Proposes Regulatory Principles to Govern AI Use

Techno-News BlogThe White House on Tuesday proposed regulatory principles to govern the development and use of artificial intelligence (AI) aimed at limiting authorities’ “overreach”, and said it wants European officials to likewise avoid aggressive approaches. More...

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Reimagining the public university

Techno-News BlogThe great state universities are not going to disappear, and many will maintain a standard of excellence, but in an age of inefficient governments trying to do all things for all people, they will not have the money to compete as they once did with high-performing private institutions. More...

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The Y2K bug is back, causing headaches for developers again

Techno-News BlogTwenty years ago, as the world celebrated the start of a new millennium, IT professionals across the globe were getting cold sweats at the prospect of the Y2K bug kicking in: the fear that important systems relying on two-digit date logs would come to a standstill if computers interpreted the 1 January 2000, registered as 01/01/00, as the first day of the year 1900. More...

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Americans Rank A Google Internship Over A Harvard Degree

Techno-News BlogWhen asked what they believe would be most helpful for a high school graduate to launch a career, Americans overwhelmingly recommend an internship at Google (60%) over a degree from Harvard (40%). More...

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The 60-Year Curriculum: What Colleges Should Do

Techno-News BlogUniversities should adopt the 60-Year Curriculum (60YC) as a goal and a theme. It begins in the freshman year and serves students throughout their lifetime. More...

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MIT to launch Shaping Work of the Future, a free MITx online course

Techno-News BlogMIT’s free online course, Shaping Work of the Future, goes beyond the headlines and focuses instead on what steps we can actually take to impact the future of work along with future-proofing our own skill set. More...

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The Future Of Edtech And Learning In India From An AR/VR Lens

Techno-News BlogTechnology is taking over education in universities, real-world technical training and schools. What roles do augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) play in edtech. More...

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Universities need to learn the early lessons of lifelong learning

Techno-News BlogOngoing falls in Australian postgraduate recruitment suggest a trend away from structured education for people in mid-career, says Andrew Norton. For years, future of work reports have warned of major disruption. More...

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