23 septembre 2018

This cool new program helps kids develop better tech habits

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. The program, which is taught by Seton Hall law students, targets students in fifth and sixth grade, typically the age when they get their first cell phone. More...

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Using a Learning Glass to Deliver Exciting Lectures

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. The days of teachers writing on the whiteboards behind them are quickly becoming a thing of the past because technologically advanced schools are using learning glass to deliver lectures. More...

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These 4 areas are critical to higher ed’s technological transformation

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Higher-ed leaders must prepare their campuses for augment reality, artificial intelIigence, and more…. Higher ed is in the middle of a critical–yet often invisible–technological transformation, according to a new report from the Center for Digital Education (CDE). Technologies such as augmented reality and artificial intelligence are hyped daily for their future impact, but higher-ed leaders must first prepare their campuses for these `technological revolutions. More...

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Students navigate custom lab content by ASU and Labster with VR headsets

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Students in general biology classes usually don’t get to take blood samples from people, but an online class at Arizona State University not only lets students draw blood, they also can manipulate DNA — all in virtual reality. More...

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1 in 5 Faculty Members Say Technology Makes Their Job Harder

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. According to our 2018 Teaching with Technology Survey, while some faculty still see technology as a hindrance, most think it has had a positive impact on teaching and learning. More...

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Learn JavaScript: The best free and paid online courses and tutorials

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. JavaScript is the language of the web. It makes websites interactive, creates animations, draws data-driven graphics, and more. It even runs natively in your web browser so you don’t have to install it and you can get to coding right away. Alongside HTML and CSS, JavaScript is an essential language for any aspiring or current web developer. More...

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Universities Use Blockchain to Streamline Student Services

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Speculation about the potential uses of blockchains in education has been building for some time, but we’ve now moved squarely into the era of implementation. Blockchains — digital records of individuals’ academic degrees, professional certifications and other official records — are an intriguing concept for institutions that have long relied on transcripts and diplomas to attest to academic achievement. More...

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Virtual labs to teach in-demand tech skills take shape

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. A consortium for eight California community colleges is experimenting with virtual labs to train students remotely in the latest IT and cyber security skills. The South Central Coast Regional Consortium (SCCRC) Virtual Lab Project is being tested this academic year with hopes it will be made available broadly in 2019. More...

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21 septembre 2018

Future of SCORM 1.x Guide Published, Services Top of The Menu

Future of SCORM 1.x Guide Published, Services Top of The Menu
Two interesting things pop out of this article. First is that there is no 'official' plan for SCORM beyond 1.3 (quite the opposite of what I had heard previously, in which we were told that the longer term development of SCORM is well mapped out). Second, that insofar as SCORM has a future, it will likely be in the area of web services, in order to support (the previously overlooked) distributed training environments. More...

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Three R's: Reading, Writing, RFID

Three R's: Reading, Writing, RFID
Schools have never been bastions of democracy and individual rights; we have seen over and over again how a students' right to freedom of expression, for example, is quite limited (hence the explusion of a Georgia student for wearing a Pepsi shirt on the school's Coke Day). So it is perhaps not a surprise to see the first major use of RFID tags to track people taking place in a school environment. More...

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