13 janvier 2018

Studying tech for safer schools

University Business Magazine logoEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University, located in Prescott, received a $769,890 grant from the National Institute of Justice to test various technologies to keep an intruder from entering a school. More...

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Universities must prepare for a technology-enabled future

The ConversationAutomation and artificial intelligence technologies are transforming manufacturing, corporate work and the retail business, providing new opportunities for companies to explore and posing major threats to those that don’t adapt to the times. Equally daunting challenges confront colleges and universities, but they’ve been slower to acknowledge them. More...

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Does Apple have an obligation to make the iPhone safer for kids?

The ConversationThe average teen spends at least six hours a day looking at a screen, with most of it from using a smartphone. More...

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12 janvier 2018

Tuning Your Pedagogical Practice: Incorporate Digital and Social Technology

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/Screen%20Shot%202011-12-12%20at%2012.29.48%20PM.png?itok=ITDqfJNPTeaching with digital and social technologies often produces stress and tension for teachers and students alike, but I suspect much of that comes from an unclear explanation of why a particular tool is being used and comfort, or lack thereof, with its use. Digital and social technologies are attractive in many ways and we can get excited about working with them, especially in this era where students are dubbed "digital natives." But these tools require we think about their purpose, method, and audience just as carefully as when we design an essay prompt, a problem set, or any other assessment exercise. More...

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Is Our Mind A Machine Learning Algorithm?

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. When we think about our mind, it is much like an ML algorithm. We feed our mind certain data, in the form of stories we tell ourselves, the experiences we have, beliefs, things we read or watch, the music we listen to and the ideas we get from the people we interact with. More...

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An education in screen time

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Lake Michigan College’s new Virtual Learning Environment model allows students to switch between attending classes online or in person, depending on what’s convenient for them. That makes perfect sense to Jay Keeler, lead faculty in application development and geospatial technology at LMC’s computer information systems department. More...

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11 janvier 2018

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes: des robots au service des lycéens hospitalisés

Associations des Régions de France, toute l'actualité des régions.À la rentrée de septembre 2017, la Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes a officialisé la commande de 12 robots au service des lycéens, au bout d’une expérimentation menée pendant plusieurs mois à Lyon, Saint-Étienne et Bourg-en-Bresse. Le principe ? Un écran fixé sur un pied mobile et actionné à distance par un élève (hospitalisé, par exemple, ou cloué au lit chez lui…) est capable de « se déplacer dans la classe comme il le souhaite, suivre au tableau ou encore se retourner vers ses camarades de classe, et même participer à un travail en groupe ». Plus...

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07 janvier 2018

Higher ed’s 3 digital literacy resolutions for the new year

eCampus NewsA new year has arrived, and thoughts have turned to resolutions we hope to uphold. Now is an opportune time to reevaluate the skills students are learning and will rely on as they move on to life after graduation. More...

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Survey: Students sing praises for digital learning tech

eCampus NewsNinety-four percent of students in a new survey said digital learning technologies have helped them retain new concepts, and 53 percent said they prefer classes that use such tools. More...

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Higher ed’s ‘shadow IT’ headache

eCampus NewsTechnology is shaping the future of higher education–there’s no denying it. Edtech touches every component of campus life, creating an IT infrastructure that rivals that of an enterprise. More...

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