02 février 2019

9 ways community colleges have embraced innovation

eCampus NewsSupporting mobile devices is a top priority among a majority of community colleges surveyed in the Center for Digital Education’s annual Digital Community Colleges Survey, which offers an inside look at community college innovation and technology. More...

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01 février 2019

Busuu plugs into ‘intelligent assistants’

By Anton Crace. Online and mobile language learning provider Busuu has partnered with Amazon and Google to provide an education bot for the companies’ respective intelligent personal assistant interfaces, Alexa and Google Assistant. More...

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31 janvier 2019

Dropbox moves into EdTech with Uni Syd agreement

By Anton Crace. The University of Sydney has signed a deal to provide students and staff with “wall-to-wall” access to Dropbox, in a move that sees the technology company formally push into the EdTech space. More...

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Aus: Probitas Quad tackles student vetting

By Anton Crace. Probitas Quad, a new service which aims to digitise and automate the student vetting process, has launched in Australia in a bid to assist providers when verifying international student applications. More...

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29 janvier 2019

RMIT to provide blockchain credentials

By Anton Crace. Students at Melbourne’s RMIT will begin to receive blockchain-enabled credentials after the university announced a partnership with digital provider Credly, in a move that sees academic achievements brought into the world of currency. More...

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28 janvier 2019

Robots to Deliver Food at George Mason

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. George Mason University has received a fleet of 25 robots that can deliver food to students on campus.
Starship Technologies, the company that created the machines, said that they can drop off Blaze Pizza, Starbucks and Dunkin’, among other meals, to students within minutes at $1.99 per delivery. More...

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27 janvier 2019

Fiber’ Is a Wakeup Call to our Digital Learning Community

Techno-News Blog What is our role in pushing universal fiber internet? Fiber: The Coming Tech Revolution—and Why America Might Miss It by Susan Crawford. More...

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How the Blockchain Ushers in a New Form of Trust

Techno-News Blog Blockchain is one of the biggest buzzwords in technology today. But confusion exists about what it is exactly: The blockchain is often mentioned in the same breath as bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, but it encompasses far more than that. More...

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BM’s AI Machine Makes A Convincing Case That It’s Mastering The Human Art Of Persuasion

Techno-News Blog Project Debater is the latest AI technology in IBM’s series of grand challenges. The AI-generated speeches are remarkably convincing. More...

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How Can Online Instructors Get Students to Talk to Each Other?

Techno-News Blog It can be a delicate balance to try to not overwhelm students by the quantity of educational technology we use in a class, while still keeping things interesting through the element of surprise. More...

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