21 septembre 2019

Chapter 8.7.d Emerging technologies: conclusion and summary

http://www.tonybates.ca/wp-content/uploads/asssociates.jpgBy . Section 8.7 has looked at three very different emerging technologies: serious games; immersive technologies; and artificial intelligence. Each has the potential profoundly to influence teaching and learning in a digital age.
Both serious games and immersive technologies such as virtual and augmented reality will be extremely valuable in ‘niche’ areas of teaching and learning. They both have the potential to develop some of the higher order learning skills of problem solving, analysis, intuitive thinking, and creative thinking, and also can be used to develop affective skills, such as empathy. More...

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Spreaker becomes the first podcasting platform to fully support Chrome OS

eCampus NewsSpreaker Studio has become the first podcasting app to be fully compatible and designed specifically to work with Chrome OS. Now you can enjoy all of our best podcasting tools straight from your Chromebook. More...

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These are 2019’s top 10 wireless trends

eCampus NewsA new report takes stock of where wireless technology is headed, and which wireless trends will most impact technology leaders. More...

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20 septembre 2019

USB4 is ready: Twice as fast, smaller, and hitting devices in 2020

Techno-News BlogDevices with new speedier Thunderbolt 3-based USB4 should reach the market in the second half of 2020.  USB4 is the next major version of the USB, which gains a major speed boost thanks to Intel licensing its Thunderbolt 3 protocol to the USB Promoter Group on a royalty-free basis. More...

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Wi-Fi 6 is barely here, but Wi-Fi 7 is already on the way

Techno-News BlogWi-Fi 6 is just now arriving in phones, laptops and network equipment. But engineers are already turning their attention to what’ll come next: Wi-Fi 7. With speeds as high as 30 gigabits per second, the next generation of Wi-Fi promises better streaming video, longer range and fewer problems with traffic congestion. More...

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Emerging technology can replace workers — or train them for new work

Techno-News BlogSkills training typically comes through higher education or from companies themselves. However, rising college tuition costs and shrinking investments in training reduce the opportunity for employees to acquire the skills needed for new kinds of work. More...

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Alabama Uses App That Tracks Students in the Stadium

HomeBy Elin Johnson. In an effort to keep fans in their student section seats, the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa has released an app that tracks students' location and offers incentives for students to stay the whole game. More...

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19 septembre 2019

Why JSON isn't Just for JavaScript

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Why JSON isn't Just for JavaScript
I've seen books on JSON but since I always thought it has to do0 with Java, I wasn't interested. Maybe I should take another look. This post describes JSON nicely. "In JavaScript an object is basically an associative array. JSON takes that syntax and makes it generally applicable." Um... cool. (Aside: there is so much to learn, I find new stuff like this (which is often obvious to other people) every day. It is both the blessing and the curse of our times.). More...

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Ten Web 2.0 APIs You Can Really Use

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Ten Web 2.0 APIs You Can Really Use
Some good stuff here if you're technically inclined, including things I've talked about before, such as OpenID and Geonames. If you're not technically inclined, still take a look at this, so you'll have a sense of the sorts of capacities that will be available through the next year. More...

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16 septembre 2019

Comment développer les EdTech françaises ?

HeadwayBlog Headway - Olivier Rollot. Elles sont 436 selon l’Observatoire EdTech de Cap Digital et de la Caisse des Dépôts. 436 EdTech françaises. Plus d’une centaine sont aujourd’hui membres de Edtech France, association d’entrepreneurs français qui ont « décidé de rendre la technologie utile à l’éducation et à la formation ». Si certaines, comme Open Classroom ou Klaxoon, ont trouvé leur modèle économique beaucoup sont encore à sa recherche. Un univers que HEADway Advisory, EdTech France, ESCP Europe et l’EFMD vous proposent de rencontrer lors de la première édition du Edtech Investor Day le 24 octobre 2019 à Paris dans les locaux de ESCP Europe. Plus...

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