02 janvier 2018

A Robot Goes to College

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Humanoid robot completes course in philosophy of love in what is purportedly a world first.
A robot called Bina48 has successfully taken a course in the philosophy of love at Notre Dame de Namur University, in California. More...

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4 Ways Data Empowers Universities Beyond Retention

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. From targeted recruiting to more effective fundraising, higher education institutions find more uses for business intelligence solutions. Dave Doucette is director of West Coast higher education sales for CDW•G. In the past few years, data analytics in higher education has emerged not only as a business tool but also as a means to facilitate student success. More...

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U Iowa offers online nanotechnology course with real-time remote labs

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. A new online class being taught this fall at the University of Iowa Microfabrication Facility allows students from across the country to participate in laboratory experiments and exercises in real time via state-of-the-art instrumentation that takes them inside the lab despite their physical location. More...

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Making Connections with Multimedia Content

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Johns Hopkins University developed a web application to help learners explore and easily document relationships among visual materials. Users can annotate images with rich multimedia content and link to image, audio and video resources to put the materials in a visual context. More...

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Evolving tech transfer activity: Colleges find success beyond revenue

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Public universities are evolving their technology transfer activities but must take additional steps to address the demands of the innovation economy, according to a recent report from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. More...

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8 MUST-HAVE HIGH SCHOOL APPS AND TOOLS

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. As technology continues to become an essential part of education in the high school classroom, it is important for educators and parents to choose the most appropriate apps and tools to benefit student learning. More...

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Blockchain jobs continue to explode, offer salary premiums

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. An uptick in job openings for technologists with blockchain development skills continued through the last quarter of 2017. Blockchain developers rank second among the top 20 fastest-growing job skills, and job postings for workers with those skills have more than doubled this year. More...

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Making Connections with Multimedia Content

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Increasingly, instructors illustrate course content with visual images and rich media to engage students. But it can be cumbersome to try to show the relationships among disparate media elements, as well as challenging for faculty to work with available technologies to annotate and map them. More...

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When the Robots Come for Our Jobs, They’ll Spare the Teachers

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Estimates now suggest that up to 47 percent of U.S. jobs may disappear in the coming decades due the rise of automation. But at the same time, “spillover” effects will fuel the creation of entirely new industries and job categories. These statistics reflect one of the greatest challenges—and opportunities—for teachers in our seemingly paradoxical modern economy. More...

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It takes time to create a successful edtech product

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. History tells us it takes time for an EdTech product to adapted and used in the classroom. This is because, in addition to the product itself, you must deal with school districts that require time to make financial decisions, as well as convince the buyer(s) that the product is worth the time it will take to learn and the overall cost. More...

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