02 janvier 2018

Student outcomes is the only metric that matters in EdTech

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. EdTech companies use lots of metrics to measure the success of their products. Profits, number of products sold, and market share are among the ways that EdTech firms use to determine whether a product has been successful. But none of these metrics are as important as one thing—student outcomes. In most industries, companies are primarily focused on profits. More...

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Using Virtual Reality in the Real-Life Classroom

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Although we are currently in the infancy stage of using virtual reality as an avenue through which curriculum is delivered, this technology has tremendous potential for connecting students not only with one another, but with the world around them. More...

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Survey: 94% of Students Want to Use Their Cell Phones in Class

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. A whopping 94 percent of students in a recent survey said they want to use their cell phones in class for academic purposes.  The survey found that a large number of students — 75 percent — believe using personal devices in the classroom has improved their ability to learn and retain information. More...

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The evolution of ransomware: Get ready for more advanced social engineering tactics

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Prepare your company for more sophisticated, complex, and devastating ransomware attacks in 2018, says Avecto COO Andrew Avanessian.  End users are the easiest thing in the world to dupe into clicking something, Avanessian said. If a hacker can socially engineer a user into using their code, they get control over a network. More...

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Eastern Washington adopts Microsoft’s data science program

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Eastern Washington University has adopted courses from Microsoft’s Professional Program in Data Science, a move that officials said allowed it to quickly develop a degree in specialized data analytics. The new courses allow students to complete a BS in data analytics and earn a professional credential from Microsoft, according EWU’s website. More...

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VR and AR: Learners as Creators and World Builders of Our Immersive Future

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. In working with faculty, staff, and administrators in higher education, we’re often asked, How do you get started with VR? What will be the impact of immersive computing on education? What are the real benefits for students beyond the novelty factor of a new technology? Thinking through these important questions, it is helpful to reflect on the work of the New Media Consortium’s Horizon Report. More...

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Can CryptoKitties Teach the World About Blockchain?

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. The game lets you collect, raise, and breed unique digital cats on the Ethereum blockchain. No, that’s not a joke.  Benny Giang DMed me on Twitter in early October about CryptoKitties. “We put the first breedable kitties onto the blockchain,” Giang wrote, adding “This may sound like an ICO scam or a joke but it’s neither.” Although I’m still having a hard time finding value in this modern-day Tamagotchi, I believe the viral growth of CryptoKitties might have positive effects on the evolution of the blockchain industry. More...

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Where is technology taking the economy?

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. We are creating an intelligence that is external to humans and housed in the virtual economy. This is bringing us into a new economic era—a distributive one—where different rules apply.  Technology can also help companies break out of the “teacher and classroom” (facilitator and workshop) model that so many still rely on, maximizing the value and organizational impact of what is taught and learned. More...

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Une application VIVEA pour permettre aux chefs d’entreprise de trouver une formation

VIVEA lance le 4 octobre une application gratuite au service des chefs d’entreprise agricole.

L’appli VIVEA c’est  :

  • Un outil gratuit à la disposition de tous
  • La présentation détaillée de plus de 23 000 formations par an
  • Une recherche par thème, lieu et date
  • La possibilité de se préinscrire à une formation en ligne
  • Des informations sur les droits et les démarches à effectuer pour bénéficier d’un financement à la formation
  • Les coordonnées des équipes de VIVEA

Vous êtes chefs d’entreprise agricole, vous pourrez aussi créer votre compte. Plus...

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Grand Est: 50 % des raccordements au très haut débit posés sur le territoire alsacien

Associations des Régions de France, toute l'actualité des régions.La pose de ce 23ème NRO a été suivie par une signature de convention permettant le financement du déploiement du Très Haut Débit dans ce secteur, entre la Région Grand Est et la Communauté de Communes Thann-Cernay, qui participe à hauteur de plus de 2,9 millions d’euros. Plus...

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