21 octobre 2016

Outsourcing IT in Higher Ed: A Necessary Evil?

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. News that the University of California San Francisco plans to outsource many of its technology functions to an India-based service provider appears to have sparked a blaze of concern that soon the entire UC system could adopt the same contract. More...

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Higher ed moving to embrace of ‘Internet of everything’

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Campus Technology explores the possibilities for higher education within the “Internet of Everything,” the emerging culture of online connectivity in devices and raw materials, which can create opportunities for analytics and teaching opportunities. More...

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More Than Half of Americans Unfamiliar with Augmented Reality

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. It has only been a few months since Pokémon Go was introduced in the United States, but the augmented reality (AR) mobile game has seen unparalleled success, with more than 500 million downloads on iOS and Android devices. More...

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Reinventing Learning in the age of technology

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Online Learning is not just offline learning taken online, by simply digitizing content. There is a lot of scope to use technology to make learning better & more effective. More...

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20 octobre 2016

Lifeliqe Debuts VR Museum

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Lifeliqe, a visual learning platform incorporating virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and interactive 3D content, is today launching Lifeliqe VR Museum, its first fully VR experience. More...

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How to Steal an AI

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor.In the burgeoning field of computer science known as machine learning, engineers often refer to the artificial intelligences they create as “black box” systems. More...

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Faculty on the Fence About Providing Computing Devices to Students

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. According to our Teaching with Technology survey, 55 percent of faculty support the idea of their institutions providing computing devices to all students, while 67 percent like the “bring your own device” approach. More...

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Leaders need to start planning now for artificial intelligence

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Many CEOs tell me their greatest fear is being blindsided by a competitor they never even thought of as a competitor, threatening to make the CEO’s business irrelevant by using technology and a business model the CEO hadn’t imagined. More...

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Here’s the best case that software is about to disrupt education

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Udacity is growing very fast and doing very well, and has locked in on this concept of nanodegrees…. The big new course they have teaches how to design and code and build a self-driving car. More...

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Are Educational Apps and Technology Nurturing or Killing Learning?

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Learning through educational apps and digital environments can offer many more advantages than traditional learning styles, but personal factors such as a student’s familiarity with technology can have an impact upon learning preferences and effectiveness. More...

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