19 février 2018

5 ways edtech is democratizing education

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Technology permeates every aspect of our lives today. So it’s not surprising that these advances are now revolutionizing our educational system, too. The results are more far-reaching than anyone could have predicted. More...

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Is Amazon dipping into higher ed?

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Candace Thille, a leading expert in learning science and education technology, has taken a leave of absence from Stanford University to be Amazon’s director of learning science and engineering, according to Inside Higher Ed. More...

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Goodwill®, Google.org And Coursera Join Forces On Tech Support Training

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Goodwill is kicking off a collaboration with Google.org and Coursera, a leading online education provider, to help people obtain the skills they need to start careers in IT. Eighteen local, autonomous Goodwill organizations are now recruiting applicants age 17 and older to earn the Google IT Support Professional Certificate. More...

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Experts Answer: Who Is Actually Going to Suffer From Automation?

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. High-risk fields are retail, fast food, agriculture, customer service,  accounting, marketing, management consulting, investment management, finance, higher education, insurance, and architecture. Specific jobs include security guards, long-haul truck drivers, manual laborers, construction workers, paralegals, CPAs, radiologists, and administrative workers. More...

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As companies step up to train workers in rapidly changing technologies, can universities keep up?

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Apple’s co-founder joins growing pool of tech wonks launching independent programs to fill skills gap. Steve “Woz” Wozniak, a co-founder of Apple, has joined a growing pool of business leaders looking to take matters to upgrade higher education to meet the needs of today’s tech industries into his own hands. More...

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Text-E

Text-E
This one comes to me via elearningpost... text-e claims to be "the first entirely virtual symposium dedicated to investigating the impact of the Web on reading, writing and the diffusion of knowledge," a claim, I think, that people in the field would find a bit astonishing in this day and age. More...

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Advanced Distributed Learning Plugfest 5

Advanced Distributed Learning Plugfest 5
Plugfest is an event where companies who are moving toward SCORM compatibility (and who had the cash to register) test their applications for interoperability. Participants included 30 Learning Management Systems vendors, 23 authoring tool vendors and 50 learning content providers. More...

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Interface Innovation: The Future of Information Access

Interface Innovation: The Future of Information Access
Nice little article surveying five innovative ways of handling information, providing examples (and links) to companies who are creating alternative desktop interfaces, automatic file sorting tools, automatic summary and metadata generation, pictures over words, and computers that recognize when you're feeling blue. More...

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ReadMe

ReadMe
Created by graduate and undergraduate students at New York University's Department of Journalism, ReadMe is an online magazine devoted to media and media culture. More...

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Linotype Gets Heavy Over Free ATM Font Downloads

Linotype Gets Heavy Over Free ATM Font Downloads
Do you use the letters of the alphabet on your website or in your online course? If so, you may be in violation of copyright. This absurdity comes courtesy of a company called LinoType. They company has started asserting its ownership over a number of popular fonts, including Cascade, Flora, Frutiger, Helvetica, Isadora, Linotext, Linoscript, Optima, Palatino, Peignot, Present, Shelley and Univers. More...

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