09 mai 2018

Researchers are hacking the human body in Colo. labs

University Business Magazine logoAmericans have a fascination with science fiction. And, more specifically, with how humans and technology integrate. More...

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'Take away the fear factor': LSU center offers training on school shooting response

University Business Magazine logoAfter hurricanes Katrina and Rita ripped through Louisiana, an LSU-based national training center used the disaster preparation and recovery lessons of local colleges and universities to create a short course to help other higher education institutions across the U.S. prepare for similar emergencies. More...

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08 mai 2018

Texas Tech University System Public Art Program launches ArTTrek App

University Business Magazine logoThe Texas Tech University System Public Art Program today (April 24) announced its new app, ArTTrek, that can be downloaded to IOS or Android mobile devices. The app provides information about the program's collection, the ability to create maps guiding users to different artworks on TTU System campuses and much more. More...

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Arkansas State launches mobile app

University Business Magazine logoArkansas State University today announced the launch of a new mobile app designed to foster better communication and help students engage on campus. Built in partnership with OOHLALA Mobile, which works with colleges and universities worldwide to improve student engagement, retention, and success, the comprehensive app will include message boards, event tracking tools, calendars, and other resources, all accessible through a single sign-on. More...

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Eight things that should be included in screen guidelines for students

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationThere are now many more aspects of electronic device use including laptops, smart phones, televisions, tablets, gaming devices and family computers that need to be considered beyond a set time or type of screen-based task. More...

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07 mai 2018

Gender inequality is alive and kicking in technology

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationAccording to Statistics Canada, women in STEM are also underpaid compared to their male counterparts. What’s more, more women than men enrol in university, but men with lower academic marks are more likely to choose STEM careers than women with higher marks. More...

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06 mai 2018

Hong Kong University to Use Minerva Platform

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and the Minerva Project have crafted an arrangement through which the Asian university will use Minerva's curriculum and technology and some students from the upstart institution will spend part of their last year studying and doing research in Hong Kong. More...

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How Indian River State College uses analytics to close the online-residential achievement gap

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Since launching its virtual campus in 2013, Indian River State College in Fort Pierce, Florida, has tapped into Blackboard’s data analytics tools to close the online-residential achievement gap, seeing a 6 point increase in success rates for online courses from 74% in 2013-14 to 80.1% in 2016-17, as well as an 11% increase in its online baccalaureate success rate. More...

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Google Search Tips for Your Students

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Decades ago, students would turn to the library’s card catalog in order to track down the information they needed for a research project. The same projects still exist, but most classrooms encourage students to go about finding their information in a much faster way. More...

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MIT-Boeing educational collaboration aims to scale learning in additive manufacturing

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Additive manufacturing (AM), also known as 3-D printing, is poised to transform product design, manufacturing, and maintenance. More...

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