24 février 2019

Learning Engineering: Making Education More “Professional”

Techno-News Blog Learning engineering has taken many forms since the term was coined by Herbert Simon back in the 1960s. More...

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Sometimes the Best Tech is No Tech

Techno-News Blog The story is told that, in the early days of space exploration, NASA spent millions to develop a pen that could write in zero gravity. Until they achieved this impressive feat, they used a simple pencil. That story might or might not be apocryphal, but it illustrates an important point: sometimes the best tech for the job is no tech. More...

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Giving a nudge: How digital alerts can keep students on track

Techno-News Blog Colleges are using student data to craft custom text messages and other prompts to boost retention, but experts warn they can backfire. Nudges, when done right, are proving up to that task. More...

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COMPUTER VISION FOR CLASSROOM “ENGAGEMENT DETECTION”: IS IT ETHICAL?

Techno-News Blog When you’re teaching in a traditional classroom, there is one thing that is usually obvious: When students are bored, lost, or distracted, they let you know. While most educators don’t love teaching to a sea of slouched bodies and yawning faces, these bodily signs offer important cues to help educators increase student engagement. More...

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22 février 2019

Pôle emploi lance deux nouvelles applications via l’Emploi store

Afin de permettre aux demandeurs d’emploi, d’une part de rechercher et trouver des offres d’emploi sur leur mobile, et d’autre part de s’entraîner à l’entretien d’embauche, Pôle emploi a développé deux applications disponibles via l’Emploi store. Plus...

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21 février 2019

Front-End Developers Have to Manage the Loading Experience

Stephen Downes PhotoBy Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Front-End Developers Have to Manage the Loading Experience
Chris Coyier, CSS_Tricks, 2018/11/28
One of the reasons it makes so much sense to work on an application like gRSShopper even though I know it will never be a commercial product (or even widely used) is that it exposes me to the deep technical issues that are so important (and so often overlooked) in educational technology. This article describes one of them: the loading experience. More...

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Education Blockchain Market Map

Stephen Downes PhotoBy Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Education Blockchain Market Map
HolonIQ, 2018/11/30
Though dated last June this market map appeared in my inbox from Holon only today. It reports five sectors of the education blockchain market: credentials and certifications (the largest by far), peer-to-peer ecosystems, payments, knowledge and marketplace. The website describes each briefly and links to some representative startups. More...

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A Way to Raise money for Education Technology

Stephen Downes PhotoBy Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. A Way to Raise money for Education Technology
Terry Freedman, ICT & Computing in Education, 2018/11/26
I'm still waiting for the day when the Air Force needs to run bake sales to fund its operations. This, I guess, is the modern equivalent of those bake sales." Rocket Fund is a crowdfunding platform for schools. More...

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Play Video Brain interface lets people with paralysis control tablet computer

Stephen Downes PhotoBy Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Play Video Brain interface lets people with paralysis control tablet computer
Kevin Stacey-Brown, Futurity, 2018/11/27
I've covered this sort of thing in the past and I reiterate it again here today with this latest story because it looks to me like these interfaces are getting more sophisticated as time goes by. More...

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Educational Technology & Education Conferences #40 December 2018 to June 2019

Stephen Downes PhotoBy Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Educational Technology & Education Conferences #40 December 2018 to June 2019
Clayton R. Wright, 2018/11/12
Clayton R. Wright's excellent list is now available. He writes, "The 40th version of the Educational Technology and Education Conference list comprises 1,719 confirmed events. The listings for November and December, 2018 have been updated since distribution of the previous list. More...

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