21 août 2019

How emerging technology is reshaping higher ed

Techno-News BlogPressure is growing for colleges to improve student outcomes, but sliding enrollment and tighter budgets threaten their ability to do so. In response, they are deploying technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and predictive analytics that promise to help them do more with less. More...

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Are virtual schools the new home school in the US?

Techno-News BlogVirtual schools are becoming increasingly popular. These accredited online schools allow students to receive a primary or secondary-level education anywhere at any time, so long as they have access to an internet connection and computer. More...

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Are you blinded by the promise of AI?

Techno-News BlogWhile many businesses are fueled by their ambition to implement AI initiatives, few understand how it can work for their businesses. More...

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20 août 2019

Deep learning is about to get easier — and more widespread

Techno-News BlogWe’ve seen a big push in recent months to solve AI’s “big data problem.” And some interesting breakthroughs have begun to emerge that could make AI accessible to many more businesses and organizations. What is the big data problem. More...

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Four Steps to Stop the Spread of Disinformation Online

Techno-News BlogSince the discovery of social media manipulation by nefarious actors in the 2016 campaign, governments and social media platforms have made few public attempts to disrupt the systems that enable the spread of disinformation. More...

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Lack of broadband puts tribal, rural areas ‘in jeopardy’

Techno-News BlogThe Havasupai tribe is falling behind in education, health and emergency needs because, like many rural communities, it lacks affordable, reliable and high-speed broadband, a tribal councilwoman told a House committee Thursday. More...

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What is personalized learning and why is it so controversial? 5 questions answered

Techno-News BlogThe term “personalized learning” is becoming more common. Indeed, 39 states mention personalized learning in their school improvement plans, as required by the Every Student Succeeds Act. More...

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U.S., U.K. and Canadian residents call for a unified skills strategy for the AI age

Techno-News BlogWe asked 10,000 people in the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada what they thought about the impact of artificial intelligence on jobs. More...

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Delivering education through text messages: a more effective way to teach

Techno-News BlogAs a teaching medium, I came across studies from Stanford and Penn State that showed texts are amongst the most effective ways to learn and retain information. More...

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Workers want L&D-focused work, but employers aren’t delivering, survey says

Techno-News BlogU.S. workers hunger for learning opportunities because employers aren’t providing enough of them, according to a report by City & Guilds Group. Nearly two-thirds of those surveyed said they want a bigger focus on L&D in their workplaces. More...

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