27 octobre 2016

Escape Fitness introduces platform for maximizing functional training

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Global functional fitness market leader Escape Fitness, in partnership with Dutch distributor FunXtion, is launching the FunXtion Interactive Platform—a cloud-based, multi-device solution that makes functional training safe, effective, accessible, motivational and fun inside and outside of the campus rec environment for exercisers of all skill levels. More...

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Amazon Web Services adds new capabilities to AWS Educate

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today announced new capabilities for AWS Educate, a global initiative to provide students and educators with the resources they need to accelerate cloud-related learning. More...

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Dropbox and Blackboard partner

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Dropbox and Blackboard Inc. today announced a strategic partnership designed to make it easier for students and instructors to upload, share and collaborate on documents — increasing the productivity, security, and collaboration at universities around the world. The partnership, first of its kind for both companies, makes Dropbox Blackboard’s Premier Partner for collaboration, workflows and storage. More...

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24 octobre 2016

On Running Web Meetings and Teaching Synchronous Web Class Sessions

By Joshua Kim. The best preparation for running successful web meetings is teaching synchronous online class sessions. More...

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The Most Interesting Thing About IHE Is You

By Joshua Kim. The fact that you are here - and that we are here all together - is something fundamentally new in our higher education community. How many other places do we have where anyone interested in higher education can easily gather and talk to one another. More...

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What Happened To Skype?

By Joshua Kim. Is it just me - or does Skype suck?
For various reasons, this academic year has been a year of web meetings. Not a day goes by where I don’t find myself peering into a webcam at colleagues also peering through their webcams. More...

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The Gift of Google Slides for Shared Conference Presentations

By Joshua Kim. Google Slides may be one of those rare examples of an unambiguous technological win.  A technology with only upsides.  A technology that allows us to work not only in a different way - but in a better way. More...

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22 octobre 2016

Course Material Provider Rafter Shuts Down

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. The course material provider Rafter has shut down, according to a message on the company's website. Read more...

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21 octobre 2016

Research: Robots Give Chronically Ill Kids Valuable Social Ties with School

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. A University of California Irvine research project may be the first of its kind to measure the impact and feasibility of the use of robots to bring homebound students into the classroom when they can’t be there physically. More...

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Udacity Fuels Autonomous Vehicle Engineering Dreams

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Online education company Udacity on Tuesday introduced a new “nanodegree” program in self-driving auto engineering. President Sebastian Thrun made the announcement during an interview at TechCrunch Disrupt. More...

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