26 novembre 2017

What’s the point of education if Google can tell us anything?

The ConversationCan’t remember the name of the two elements that scientist Marie Curie discovered? Or who won the 1945 UK general election? Or how many light years away the sun is from the earth? Ask Google. More...

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Jumlah laki-laki melebihi perempuan di bidang teknologi. Apakah ini bawaan biologis?

The ConversationSudah bukan rahasia bahwa Silicon Valley mempekerjakan lebih banyak laki-laki ketimbang perempuan di pekerjaan teknologi. Tetapi belum ada kesepakatan tentang mengapa ini terjadi. More...

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25 novembre 2017

Nuking Net Neutrality

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/library_babel_fish_blog_header.jpgBy Barbara Fister. It’s happening. The FCC is going to free a handful of corporations from the tyranny of regulation. At least, that’s the FCC chair’s plan. Who’s happy about this? Comcast, Verison, and AT&T. More...

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The Latest From Pew Research

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/library_babel_fish_blog_header.jpgBy Barbara Fister. The folks at Pew Internet & Technology and Elon University’s Imagining the Internet Center have a new report out, the eighth in a series of reports analyzing trends. More...

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Is Comcast Really More Innovative Than Ed Tech?

By Joshua Kim. What the most hated company in America might be telling us about the reasons behind the stalled progress in educational technology. More...

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Is Higher Ed Heading for Our Own 'World Without Mind'?

By Joshua Kim. EdTech people should read World Without Mind. We should ask ourselves, is edtech doing to higher ed what the fearsome four (Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon) are doing to media, publishing, and the associated information industries. More...

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Tesla's Ride-Sharing Network and Our Higher Ed Futures

By Joshua Kim. I recently read about the idea for the Tesla Network, and I’ve been trying to figure out if this business and technology story has anything to tell us about how we might construct the future of higher ed. More...

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Listening to Audiobooks While Watching Sports

By Joshua Kim. My happiest moments come when I’m able to watch a sporting event - either live or on TV - with an audiobook playing in my ears. Living in a college town affords me frequent opportunities to attend high level sports for shockingly low costs. At every live basketball, soccer, hockey, field hockey, or football game (the teams I follow), I’ll listen to an audiobook while watching the game. More...

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'Dream Hoarders' and Higher Education

By Joshua Kim. Higher education people don’t agree on much. We have passionate arguments about everything from the proper role of technology in learning to how we might treat our (perhaps?) self-inflicted cost disease. More...

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24 novembre 2017

Faculty Buy in-Builds, Bit by Bit: Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology

HomeBy Doug Lederman and Lindsay McKenzie. Professors are slowly gaining confidence in the effectiveness of online learning as more of them teach online, Inside Higher Ed's 2017 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology reveals. More...

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