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AR Vs. VR: 7 Tips To Choose The Best Immersive Learning Approach AR VS. VR: 7 TIPS TO CHOOSE THE BEST IMMERSIVE LEARNING APPROACH

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Jun 17, 2020

Every workday brings the opportunity to expand their experience and build vital skills. However, this shouldn’t compromise your brand image or lead to compliance penalties. So, how do you encourage them to take risks and learn from them without putting your profits in peril? The solution is AR...

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THE ROLE OF AI IN YOUR EDTECH APP THE ROLE OF AI IN YOUR EDTECH APP

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Jun 16, 2020

If you’re designing an edtech app, think about the role AI will play in your design. Artificial intelligence is support teachers and students expect to have. When done right, it’s engaging. Finally, it’s already in use in instruction. Both teachers and their students benefit from u...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Use A Communication Platform Alongside A LMS 5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD USE A COMMUNICATION PLATFORM ALONGSIDE A LMS

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Jun 12, 2020

In comparison to conventional LMSs, communication platforms have a plethora of engaging features that millennials and post-millennials especially can relate to. Having the ability to instantly communicate and share files over different mobile devices enables enhanced student engagement. Interestingl...

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Effective Distance Learning Pedagogy In Developing Countries EFFECTIVE DISTANCE LEARNING PEDAGOGY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

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Jun 09, 2020

In some instances in developing countries, assumptions prevail that all online learning is a self-study process in which content (for example, readings) serves as didactic material and that learners can learn key concepts on their own simply by watching a video or reading the text. Learners, on thei...

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Using Google Ads To Increase Student Digital Engagement USING GOOGLE ADS TO INCREASE STUDENT DIGITAL ENGAGEMENT

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Jun 08, 2020

On average, prospective students engage with more than 1,000 digital touchpoints while researching programs in a 6-week period before filling out a lead form. With prospective students moving through different stages of their research funnel and using multiple platforms in the process, understanding...

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Borderless Education With Unlimited VR Students: A Vision BORDERLESS EDUCATION WITH UNLIMITED VR STUDENTS: A VISION

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Jun 04, 2020

When designing education programs for adults, you cannot avoid the fact that you need to design experiences for them. What other education forms could be better than storytelling, gamification, task orientation, and instant rewards, which could be offered by VR gaming? Imagine if all existing flat-l...

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5 Main Roles Of Artificial Intelligence In Education 5 MAIN ROLES OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN EDUCATION

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Jun 01, 2020

Artificial Intelligence is a branch of science producing and studying the machines aimed at the stimulation of human intelligence processes. The main objective of AI is to optimize the routine processes, improving their speed and efficiency (provided it has been implemented and supported properly). ...

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Improve Remote Learning With Virtual Desktop Infrastructure IMPROVE REMOTE LEARNING WITH VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE

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May 28, 2020

The fall 2020 semester won’t be business as usual for many higher education students. While some schools — including the University of Notre Dame and Purdue University — recently announced plans to resume in-person classes, others are planning for continued online instruction. Acco...

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Why Responsive Learning Management Systems Are The Future Of Successful LMSs WHY RESPONSIVE LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS ARE THE FUTURE OF SUCCESSFUL LMSS

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May 18, 2020

You can’t future-proof your L&D initiatives, no matter how much you allocate for employee development. Technology evolves and new techniques emerge to continually change the eLearning landscape. However, you can prepare your mobile training program by choosing the right responsive LMS. Mob...

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Google Lens working on a step-by-step math problem solver GOOGLE LENS WORKING ON A STEP-BY-STEP MATH PROBLEM SOLVER

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Apr 28, 2020

In this ‘APK Insight’ post, we’ve decompiled the latest version of an application that Google uploaded to the Play Store. When we decompile these files (called APKs, in the case of Android apps), we’re able to see various lines of code within that hint at possible future feat...

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What is the Future for AI in EdTech WHAT IS THE FUTURE FOR AI IN EDTECH

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Apr 27, 2020

Education Technology, or EdTech as it is colloquially known as is a term that refers to the practice of deploying technology to impart education. As it is highly adaptive and progressive; the education industry has always adopted new technologies, quite readily. Many types of education are already c...

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Elon Musk invites students to hack SpaceX and Tesla ahead of his Hack Club AMA ELON MUSK INVITES STUDENTS TO HACK SPACEX AND TESLA AHEAD OF HIS HACK CLUB AMA

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Apr 22, 2020

The Hack Club is a group dedicated to helping high school students learn coding “through tinkering and building projects.” The outlet takes place at high schools across the United States, where students work at their own pace to develop problem-solving skills. Eventually, the students wo...

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Mobile Applications: A Growing Trend In The Education Industry MOBILE APPLICATIONS: A GROWING TREND IN THE EDUCATION INDUSTRY

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Apr 20, 2020

Mobile application development is the core of major business strategies; the traditional education infrastructure has also waved at the massive overhaul of the eLearning process. The key driving force behind the growth of online education is the increasing demand of learners wanting to enhance their...

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How the Remote Learning Pivot Could Shape Higher Ed IT HOW THE REMOTE LEARNING PIVOT COULD SHAPE HIGHER ED IT

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Apr 17, 2020

It’s no secret that, even while acknowledging the benefits, many in higher¬ education have long viewed online education and remote learning with some degree of skepticism. Fast-forward to this year’s novel coronavirus pandemic, however, and even skeptics find themselves embracing rem...

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Visually Interactive Courses And Their Core Benefits VISUALLY INTERACTIVE COURSES AND THEIR CORE BENEFITS

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Apr 16, 2020

So what does this translate into for your online courses? You may have incorporated video content and a number of engaging GIFs or infographics into your course, but is that enough? Does your course have everything that is needed to attract your target audience? In this article, we are going to prov...

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Artificial Intelligence And Corporate Training: Basics, Myths, And The Future ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND CORPORATE TRAINING: BASICS, MYTHS, AND THE FUTURE

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Apr 15, 2020

It is an oft-heard term, Artificial Intelligence or AI. It has held different meanings for different subsets of the populace; most of the time, it can represent different things for a person at various points in their life. For instance, as most anyone who is a millennial will attest to, during our ...

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Best VR Apps and Games to Help your Kids Learn in 2020 BEST VR APPS AND GAMES TO HELP YOUR KIDS LEARN IN 2020

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Apr 14, 2020

The best educational VR games and apps turn the world into a classroom. These incredible experiences encourage children to explore new cultures, conduct experiments, create dynamic artwork, challenge their minds, and visit places they may never see in person. Our top choice, Google's Tilt Brush,...

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3 Remote Learning Technology Must-Haves for Higher Ed 3 REMOTE LEARNING TECHNOLOGY MUST-HAVES FOR HIGHER ED

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Apr 11, 2020

Determining a timeline for when higher education will go back to “normal” is an aimless guessing game. Will it be weeks? Months? Years? For colleges and universities, the sudden shift away from traditional classroom spaces has upended typical teaching tactics. Even schools with minimal o...

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SURPRISING PLACES WHERE EDTECH OUTSHINES AMERICA SURPRISING PLACES WHERE EDTECH OUTSHINES AMERICA

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Apr 08, 2020

With the extreme popularity of technology, it would seem like education technology would be all the rage. It certainly appears to be in America, where schools can’t get enough of it. In 2018 alone, the U.S. Department of Education spent almost $140 billion on education reforms. A large portion...

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Will AI Replace Our Kids WILL AI REPLACE OUR KIDS' TEACHERS OR WAY OF LEARNING?

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Apr 07, 2020

With much of the country, if not the world working virtually from home now due to the coronavirus pandemic, we're learning a great deal about what technology is capable of. Employers who previously believed that employees needed to travel to potential clients to close deals are now seeing that t...

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THE MANY BENEFITS OF STEM EDUCATION THE MANY BENEFITS OF STEM EDUCATION

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Apr 06, 2020

If you’re concerned that STEM is taking up too much classroom time, consider this: STEM permeates the curriculum in ways subjects taught in isolation can’t. STEM also teaches the skills students need for success beyond their formal education. Teachers know that they have to take advantag...

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5 Ways AI is Changing Education 5 WAYS AI IS CHANGING EDUCATION

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Apr 05, 2020

Artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer the realm of science fiction. AI is quickly becoming a powerful new technology and is set to disrupt any sector that deals with large amounts of data, and education is no different. The academic world is still considered one of the most human sectors —...

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Elon Musk: Universities Are For Entertainment Not For Learning ELON MUSK: UNIVERSITIES ARE FOR ENTERTAINMENT NOT FOR LEARNING

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Apr 03, 2020

Elon Musk explained his thoughts on university education on a question from a conference he attended. Musk said that universities are actually places to be used for fun, not for learning. Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, likes to attract attention with interesting statements. Musk has now made in...

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Remote learning – a brave new world? REMOTE LEARNING – A BRAVE NEW WORLD?

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Apr 02, 2020

With schools worldwide forced into lockdown and over 1.4 billion children isolated at home, remote learning has rocketed up the agenda with headteachers, policy makers and education ministries looking for solutions. Big Tech have responded by making accessible tools freely available to teachers and ...

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3 Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Campus Cybersecurity 3 WAYS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE CAN IMPROVE CAMPUS CYBERSECURITY

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Apr 01, 2020

It’s not just the wealth of sensitive data that places higher education institutions at greater risk. Higher ed also tends to be stretched thinner than other industries in terms of vulnerability management and other cybersecurity resources. Higher ed institutions typically lack the capacity to...

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Unleash Your Creativity For Inspired eLearning UNLEASH YOUR CREATIVITY FOR INSPIRED ELEARNING

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Mar 31, 2020

Are you inspired? Does your work reflect the level of creativity that you are capable of? Are you limited by factors out of your control? The struggle is real for Instructional Designers, as they must balance their creative desires and well-defined guidelines. These guidelines are well in effect for...

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What the Shift to Virtual Learning Could Mean for the Future of Higher Ed WHAT THE SHIFT TO VIRTUAL LEARNING COULD MEAN FOR THE FUTURE OF HIGHER ED

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Mar 31, 2020

Tectonic shifts in society and business occur when unexpected events force widespread experimentation around a new idea. During World War II, for instance, when American men went off to war, women proved that they could do “men’s” work — and do it well. Women never looked bac...

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Review: The Samsung Flip 2 Makes Classroom Collaboration Easy REVIEW: THE SAMSUNG FLIP 2 MAKES CLASSROOM COLLABORATION EASY

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Mar 30, 2020

The Flip 2 interactive display, the latest addition to Samsung’s Flip displays, combines the best features of paper flip charts without their inherent drawbacks. The display supports collaboration by allowing students and teachers to sync their personal devices with the Flip 2 for real-time co...

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CoSN2020: Boost the Success of E-Learning with the Right Tools COSN2020: BOOST THE SUCCESS OF E-LEARNING WITH THE RIGHT TOOLS

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Mar 27, 2020

Many students don’t even have laptops and monitors, and so if you have to basically enable virtual learning, all of the students need to have laptops and monitors,” says Aruna Ravichandran, chief marketing officer for Cisco Webex. The surge in e-learning for K–12 schools has also p...

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VR Gives Students New Ways to Learn VR GIVES STUDENTS NEW WAYS TO LEARN

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Mar 26, 2020

What she discovered, and what more and more educators across the country are beginning to realize, is that VR is a useful tool for students with special needs, particularly those on the autism spectrum. Many students with autism need practice navigating real-life settings and scenarios that neurotyp...

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A Vision of AI for Joyful Education A VISION OF AI FOR JOYFUL EDUCATION

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Mar 25, 2020

Many look to AI-powered tools to address the need to scale high-quality education and with good reason. A surge in educational content from online courses, expanded access to digital devices, and the contemporary renaissance in AI seem to provide the pieces necessary to deliver personalized learning...

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Factors to Consider When Preparing for E-Learning FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN PREPARING FOR E-LEARNING

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Mar 25, 2020

When faced with unexpected school closures, Gwinnett County (Ga.) Public Schools has a backup plan in place: digital learning days. Since 2017, the district has been using digital tools to continue instruction and communication when inclement weather days, natural disasters and other emergencies for...

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Getting Your School Board on Board for Educational Tech GETTING YOUR SCHOOL BOARD ON BOARD FOR EDUCATIONAL TECH

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Mar 23, 2020

School boards play a critical role when it comes to implementing new initiatives such as educational technology programs and deployments. They typically hold the purse strings for K–12 school districts and are responsible for making sure funds are allocated in a way that best meets district ne...

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How Online Learning Is A Powerful Recourse During The COVID-19 Pandemic HOW ONLINE LEARNING IS A POWERFUL RECOURSE DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

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Mar 21, 2020

Online learning is the best way to challenge the continuing threat of the coronavirus. With an increasing number of schools shutting down, students can continue to learn and evolve during this global pandemic (which is growing exponentially). The world woke up to "pneumonia of unknown cause&quo...

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EDTECH PRODUCT VALIDATION MADE EASY EDTECH PRODUCT VALIDATION MADE EASY

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Mar 21, 2020

edtech product ever. Why aren’t you getting any traction with it?The process of developing an edtech product and bringing it to the market is the same as reaching any long-term goal. You have a concept, and then you spend the entire development period planning, preparing, and promising that ev...

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Virtual Reality brings a whole new immersive learning experience to the classroom VIRTUAL REALITY BRINGS A WHOLE NEW IMMERSIVE LEARNING EXPERIENCE TO THE CLASSROOM

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Mar 20, 2020

Virtual reality (VR) is making its way into the classrooms of local public schools allowing students to immerse themselves in lessons that traditionally would have been taught out of a textbook. For instance, seventh graders at Daniel Morgan Middle School recently learned through VR about the variou...

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Teachers Teach: Content, Online Tools, Assessment TEACHERS TEACH: CONTENT, ONLINE TOOLS, ASSESSMENT

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Mar 19, 2020

As we take overall precautions to protect ourselves and loved ones, something amazing is happening in education. We are in a time of opportunity to see different approaches for learning and using different tools and resources for students to gain access to new knowledge. Even though the approach and...

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CoSN2020: Want to Boost Innovation in Education? Focus on Data COSN2020: WANT TO BOOST INNOVATION IN EDUCATION? FOCUS ON DATA

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Mar 18, 2020

With the right tools, educators can pinpoint subject areas where students struggle or skills that teachers need additional training to master. In operations, data can help administrators gauge the effectiveness of technology deployments and measure efficiency indicators such as use or spending. Thos...

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Why e-learning is key to building disaster-proof education WHY E-LEARNING IS KEY TO BUILDING DISASTER-PROOF EDUCATION

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Mar 18, 2020

We’re only three months into 2020, yet the world has already witnessed enough challenging times to last for the entire year: the massive bushfires in Australia, the volcano eruption and the earthquake in the Philippines, the floods in Jakarta, the powerful storms in the US and Western Europe a...

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Artificial Intelligence in Education landscape ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN EDUCATION LANDSCAPE

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Mar 17, 2020

Some of us may have heard about Artificial Intelligence. This is a branch of computer science associated with the building of smart machines that can perform tasks that otherwise require human intelligence. AI endeavors to simulate human intelligence in machines so that they are able to think, perce...

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Top 7 benefits 5G will bring to higher education TOP 7 BENEFITS 5G WILL BRING TO HIGHER EDUCATION

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Mar 17, 2020

Universities and colleges across the world are always looking for new and innovative ways to provide their students with the best learning experience. Advancement in technology, especially the introduction of 5G technology, has made it easy for the tutor to not just connect with their students. It a...

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The 6 Must-Have LMS Features For Effective Sales Training THE 6 MUST-HAVE LMS FEATURES FOR EFFECTIVE SALES TRAINING

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Mar 16, 2020

The LMS is the essential core that solves this problem. It centralizes critical information and provides access to training when and where we need it. Regardless of whether one is in accounting or marketing, customer service or operations, business is moving too fast for anyone to stay up-to-speed w...

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InstaVR launches affordable remote teaching pricing during outbreak INSTAVR LAUNCHES AFFORDABLE REMOTE TEACHING PRICING DURING OUTBREAK

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Mar 16, 2020

InstaVR Inc., a provider of web-based virtual reality authoring and publishing, today launched organization wide academic pricing to give universities a more cost-effective way of using VR to provide remote learning and online classes during the coronavirus outbreak. The nationwide COVID-19 pandemic...

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How to Bring Classroom Observations into the Digital Age HOW TO BRING CLASSROOM OBSERVATIONS INTO THE DIGITAL AGE

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Mar 14, 2020

Feedback is a crucial component of teacher professional development. Classroom observations are a standard approach for assessing and improving a teacher’s instructional and classroom-management skills. The observations, whether unannounced or scheduled, typically involve an administrator phys...

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Making remote learning effective and engaging with Microsoft Education resources MAKING REMOTE LEARNING EFFECTIVE AND ENGAGING WITH MICROSOFT EDUCATION RESOURCES

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Mar 12, 2020

In the weeks since the COVID-19 outbreak first hit China, our education customers in the region have done amazing things to keep students learning while they transition to learning remotely. From eLearning innovations to keeping students’ spirits high with photo and cooking challenges, teacher...

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What makes online education as effective as traditional learning? WHAT MAKES ONLINE EDUCATION AS EFFECTIVE AS TRADITIONAL LEARNING?

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Mar 12, 2020

There’s a large demographic of people who struggle during their traditional learning because of the commitments they have in their day to day lives. This often includes single parents, or those who are looking to further their education later in life. Many traditional learning places like coll...

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How Immersive Technology Champions the Four C’s of Learning HOW IMMERSIVE TECHNOLOGY CHAMPIONS THE FOUR C’S OF LEARNING

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Mar 11, 2020

Using Google’s virtual reality tour creator, Google Maps Street View and VR headsets, students with disabilities were able to tour downtown Danvers at their own pace in preparation for a real-life walk around the area as part of a life skills class. It was a “low-stakes opportunity to pr...

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How Machine Learning, A.I. Might Change Education HOW MACHINE LEARNING, A.I. MIGHT CHANGE EDUCATION

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Mar 11, 2020

Artificial intelligence (A.I) technologies such as computer vision and machine learning are providing new ways to revolutionize learning and skills training at universities. From doctorate degrees in machine learning (ML) to bots that aid the work of teachers, there’s accelerating interest at ...

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How G Suite Enterprise for Education Helps Colleges Augment Security in the Cloud HOW G SUITE ENTERPRISE FOR EDUCATION HELPS COLLEGES AUGMENT SECURITY IN THE CLOUD

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Mar 10, 2020

Colleges and universities continue to see the potential of moving to the cloud. In fact, they’re expected to increase investments in cloud applications and infrastructure by 22.3 percent by 2023, according to research and consulting firm Ovum. Cloud-based collaboration apps, in particular, are...

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What Is the Relevance of Technology in Education? WHAT IS THE RELEVANCE OF TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION?

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Mar 10, 2020

The latest developments in education are nothing short of amazing. And they are all as a result of technology. Such advancements are empowering tutors to create a more impactful learning experience for the young in the education system. The relevance of technology in education is the capability of r...

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Why is Education Industry opting for AI Chatbots? How Are They Benefiting It? WHY IS EDUCATION INDUSTRY OPTING FOR AI CHATBOTS? HOW ARE THEY BENEFITING IT?

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Mar 05, 2020

Today many big names are using AI chatbots to improve their customer service and to engage more and more audience to stay relevant and visible. Apart from business, other sectors are also deploying chatbots including educational institutes and educators. Chatbot makers utilize artificial intelligenc...

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5 Roles That Artificial Intelligence A Game Changer In Education Industry 5 ROLES THAT ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE A GAME CHANGER IN EDUCATION INDUSTRY

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Mar 05, 2020

Although we have not yet created self-aware robots such as Pepper Popular Movies 2001: A Space Odyssey and Star Wars, we have made smart and frequent use of AI technology in a wide range of applications that, while not mind-blowing as androids, still change our daily lives. One spot where artificial...

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Unleashing the power of AI for education UNLEASHING THE POWER OF AI FOR EDUCATION

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Mar 04, 2020

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a major influence on the state of education today, and the implications are huge. AI has the potential to transform how our education system operates, heighten the competitiveness of institutions, and empower teachers and learners of all abilities. The opportunities f...

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Beacon-Based Educational Solutions: Secure Students And Assets BEACON-BASED EDUCATIONAL SOLUTIONS: SECURE STUDENTS AND ASSETS

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Mar 04, 2020

What seemed impossible once is all happening today, thanks to one little device that is doing wonders in each arena. Beacons and proximity marketing have revolutionized the way organizations work, be it any size, any segment. The very competency of beacons to communicate information to nearby mobile...

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3 Companies Working on Education In VR and AR 3 COMPANIES WORKING ON EDUCATION IN VR AND AR

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Mar 03, 2020

Education is one of the biggest industries interested in adopting AR and VR. However, there are still many obstacles that don’t let education fully adopt these technologies, from the lack of funding to the lack of knowledge. Google helps tackle the latter with its Expeditions Pioneer Program. ...

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How Analog Security Cameras Paved the Way for Modern Campus Security HOW ANALOG SECURITY CAMERAS PAVED THE WAY FOR MODERN CAMPUS SECURITY

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Mar 02, 2020

There’s no denying that video surveillance is a big part of physical safety on campuses. Today, this technology is a security program staple for universities across the country. A 2019 survey by Campus Safety magazine found that 96 percent of respondents in the higher education, K–12 and...

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Finding The Right eLearning Authoring Tool FINDING THE RIGHT ELEARNING AUTHORING TOOL

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Mar 01, 2020

There are many challenges that come with being a professional Instructional Designer. Our long experience has allowed us to learn the ropes and refine our procedures. We understand better than anyone how important it is to work fast and effectively. The path of an Instructional Designer is the fine ...

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AR is here. Is your classroom onboard? AR IS HERE. IS YOUR CLASSROOM ONBOARD?

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Feb 27, 2020

According to statistics offered by Markets and Markets, the AR market is estimated to grow from USD 10.7 billion in 2019 and projected to reach USD 72.7 billion by 2024. This growing trend can be witnessed now and will continue in the coming years in education also since all students will have been ...

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A 5-Year Vision for Artificial Intelligence in Higher Ed A 5-YEAR VISION FOR ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN HIGHER ED

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Feb 26, 2020

Ramsey, who led the AI and machine learning solutions team for Google Cloud, specializes in AI-augmented education. He said that AI and its subsets, such as machine learning and deep learning, can address current challenges in education such as student retainment and teacher shortages. But the five-...

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The Role of IT in Education: How Tech Leaders Are Taking Charge in Higher Ed THE ROLE OF IT IN EDUCATION: HOW TECH LEADERS ARE TAKING CHARGE IN HIGHER ED

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Feb 26, 2020

This pervasive attitude translates to a lack of action at the boardroom level: As noted by CIO, just 29 percent of CIOs are full-time boardroom members, despite a 71 percent jump in the total number of technology C-suite positions over the past few years. According to Damian Doyle, assistant vice pr...

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Why an LMS is a great tool for an EFL flipped classroom WHY AN LMS IS A GREAT TOOL FOR AN EFL FLIPPED CLASSROOM

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Feb 25, 2020

Flipped classrooms have been here for a while and a considerable amount of research shows that this pedagogical method can be used for a wide range of subjects (from biology to computer science), with K12 and university students. An LMS can make a smooth transition towards the flipped classroom mode...

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The Importance of Communication Models in Education THE IMPORTANCE OF COMMUNICATION MODELS IN EDUCATION

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Feb 23, 2020

Communication has always been an integral part of the education sector which has made it be a better place for our students and teachers. Besides, the education sector, every industry highly depends on the model of communication to facilitate their processes and execute them accordingly. Well, commu...

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How Blockchain Could Impact Education in 2020 and Beyond HOW BLOCKCHAIN COULD IMPACT EDUCATION IN 2020 AND BEYOND

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Feb 23, 2020

Blockchain. A few years ago, the word was known only to a very select few. Nowadays, most people have heard of blockchains, even though they might just know it as ‘that thing that makes bitcoin work.’ While cryptocurrencies are the first widespread application of blockchain technology, t...

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VR Tracking Is Evolving Quickly and Becoming More Appealing for Colleges VR TRACKING IS EVOLVING QUICKLY AND BECOMING MORE APPEALING FOR COLLEGES

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Feb 21, 2020

The massive advances in VR tracking make getting into virtual reality more attainable for colleges that may lack the budget or space for a dedicated lab full of specialty equipment. And because the aesthetics of VR experiences are still very much developing, even tracking errors can turn out to be h...

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Competency-Based Approaches Focus On Skills, Relevancy and Personalization COMPETENCY-BASED APPROACHES FOCUS ON SKILLS, RELEVANCY AND PERSONALIZATION

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Feb 20, 2020

Since formal education has existed, we have often wrestled with what the goals or outcomes are supposed to be and how we know if our learners have successfully reached them. For generations, the dominant goal seemed to be to acquire knowledge, information or facts. It didn’t matter what subjec...

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Make Microlearning More Effective By Using Chatbots MAKE MICROLEARNING MORE EFFECTIVE BY USING CHATBOTS

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Feb 20, 2020

Owing to technology advancement, we can now create chatbots to consume nuggets of information in a question-and-answer format. A learner can ask a question and get a quick short answer at the point of need. These bots can be updated easily for frequently changing content and changes can be displayed...

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Virtual Reality Advances Bring New Possibilities to Higher Education VIRTUAL REALITY ADVANCES BRING NEW POSSIBILITIES TO HIGHER EDUCATION

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Feb 19, 2020

What if virtual reality is more than a novelty or even a tool? What if it’s a technology with the potential to change, well, everything? When Emory Craig and Maya Georgieva, both experienced educators, first encountered modern VR at the Tribeca Film Festival several years ago, the experience w...

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Overcoming security and privacy concerns with e-learning OVERCOMING SECURITY AND PRIVACY CONCERNS WITH E-LEARNING

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Feb 18, 2020

Few of us can argue that the internet and its connected technology has changed the global educational landscape for the better. More students than ever before now have access to a quality education, no matter where they live. Lesson plans can be tailored to meet the learning needs of individual stud...

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How to Teach Artificial Intelligence HOW TO TEACH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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Feb 17, 2020

Artificial intelligence—code that learns—is likely to be humankind’s most important invention. It’s a 60-year-old idea that took off five years ago when fast chips enabled massive computing and sensors, cameras, and robots fed data-hungry algorithms. We’re a couple of y...

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Is augmented and virtual reality technology essential for education? IS AUGMENTED AND VIRTUAL REALITY TECHNOLOGY ESSENTIAL FOR EDUCATION?

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Feb 17, 2020

Augmented and Virtual reality (AR/VR) has been receiving a lot of attention and there’s been much talk about the wonders it will provide for entertainment, as well as how it could reimagine training for all industries. This hype has made its way to the education sector and it’s now becom...

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Can Online Learning Mitigate Rural Schools’ Biggest Challenges? CAN ONLINE LEARNING MITIGATE RURAL SCHOOLS’ BIGGEST CHALLENGES?

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Feb 15, 2020

Online learning may not be new, but its applications in K-12 education aren’t just numerous and wide-ranging. You could say they’re ‘far-flung’ as well. Virtual instruction has been employed over the past decade in a variety of contexts. It’s been used by university edu...

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Product Spotlight: Fortigate Fortinet 60E Gives Schools High-Level Security PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: FORTIGATE FORTINET 60E GIVES SCHOOLS HIGH-LEVEL SECURITY

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Feb 14, 2020

Common security concerns for K–12 districts, particularly the frequent targeting for cyberattacks, are generally not balanced by increased budgets for defensive technology or talent. And although smaller facilities have become front-line targets, many regional and satellite schools must make d...

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IT Trends to Watch as Higher Education Moves into a New Decade IT TRENDS TO WATCH AS HIGHER EDUCATION MOVES INTO A NEW DECADE

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Feb 13, 2020

With the new year — and a new decade — underway, three key trends will continue to take hold in higher education. The conversation about digital transformation is shifting from “What is it?” to “How do we do it?” Campus leaders are rethinking the user experience i...

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Look Out, Cryptoverse, Blockchain Education Is Just Getting started LOOK OUT, CRYPTOVERSE, BLOCKCHAIN EDUCATION IS JUST GETTING STARTED

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Feb 13, 2020

As blockchain weaves its way deeper into the world economy, more American universities are teaching the technology, offering more courses and expanding delivery methods. Kevin Werback, a professor and blockchain club mentor at the University of Pennsylvania, told Cointelegraph, “Even if they a...

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ASSESS AND IMPROVE DIGITAL LEARNING ASSESS AND IMPROVE DIGITAL LEARNING

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Feb 13, 2020

Digital learning may be the latest and greatest trend in education. It has allowed for creative instructional practices, like flipped classrooms and individualized instruction. Many teachers report that their students are more engaged than ever. But do you know if digital learning is useful in helpi...

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It’s 2020, so where’s our virtual and augmented learning? IT’S 2020, SO WHERE’S OUR VIRTUAL AND AUGMENTED LEARNING?

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Feb 12, 2020

Augmented and virtual reality holds great promise for education. In schools, it could allow students conduct science experiments without science labs; in workplace training, new platforms like Mira could allow remote guidance when, for instance, engineers are working in the field. Seeing is Believin...

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How to use an LMS to simulate the publishing process with undergrads HOW TO USE AN LMS TO SIMULATE THE PUBLISHING PROCESS WITH UNDERGRADS

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Feb 11, 2020

As a quick side note, the saying should be “publish in English or perish”, but we will tackle multilingualism in the academic world on a different occasion. While in some contexts the constant pressure to publish may have its disadvantages – the first that comes to mind being that ...

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The benefits of using virtual reality in college THE BENEFITS OF USING VIRTUAL REALITY IN COLLEGE

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Feb 11, 2020

The use of virtual reality in education has been a rising trend for a while now. At first, the equipment and software necessary to use VR technology for academic purposes were not as affordable as it is nowadays. However, because of the benefits that both students and universities experienced throug...

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10 European EdTech startups changing the face of education in 2020 10 EUROPEAN EDTECH STARTUPS CHANGING THE FACE OF EDUCATION IN 2020

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Feb 10, 2020

Edtech has changed the face of learning and the whole concept what a school is. A decade ago, a university was an old building in the city where you went to get an education – nowadays there are MOOCs available online, with enrollment numbers skyrocketing. Coding used to be reserved for talent...

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Is education the new currency? IS EDUCATION THE NEW CURRENCY?

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Feb 10, 2020

To prosper in an era of technological disruption we’re told we need to become lifelong learners, and to nurture skills like creativity, adaptability and emotional intelligence. But there’s often little guidance on how to do this; navigating the bewildering array of educational options at...

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HOW MUCH SHOULD YOUR ONLINE EDUCATION COST? HOW MUCH SHOULD YOUR ONLINE EDUCATION COST?

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Feb 10, 2020

Digital learning is more than a fad. It has become a preference. The interest in online education has grown significantly over the last decade. Enrollment has been increasing by 17% annually, and one out of every three college students has taken an online course. There’s much to love about onl...

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Protect Parent Communications with Security Tools and Education PROTECT PARENT COMMUNICATIONS WITH SECURITY TOOLS AND EDUCATION

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Feb 07, 2020

The district brought in communications consultant Caron Blanton, who led a survey and a series of focus groups to discover what qualities communication systems must have to meet people’s needs. The results: Stakeholders wanted a comprehensive communication tool that could serve multiple needs,...

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Why Some Teachers are Fighting Technology in Education WHY SOME TEACHERS ARE FIGHTING TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION

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Feb 06, 2020

For all the conveniences that technology brings to the table, there are drawbacks that we should address. In particular, when it comes to education, numerous challenges spring up because of our use of technology. As we move into the fantastical future of significant technological advancements, some ...

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2020 Ed Tech Trends Focus on Equity 2020 ED TECH TRENDS FOCUS ON EQUITY

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Feb 05, 2020

These consciously created spaces where students are free to pursue their own interests are most often linked to STEM, but it doesn’t end there. “We hold a belief system that makerspaces inspire literacy proficiency,” says Ginger Christian, principal of Anderson Elementary in Bristo...

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E-invigilation: Make It Legit, And Be Clear About It E-INVIGILATION: MAKE IT LEGIT, AND BE CLEAR ABOUT IT

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Feb 05, 2020

Two discussion points in a recent article of mine on e-invigilation in higher education (HE), published on eLearning Industry [1], were that, firstly, a growing number of universities use a variety of student-centered assessment methods in DL programs without any examinations at all, and secondly, Q...

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Why This Chinese Education Technology Stock Is Ridiculously Undervalued WHY THIS CHINESE EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY STOCK IS RIDICULOUSLY UNDERVALUED

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Feb 04, 2020

GSX Techedu an online education company in China, went public last June at $10.50 per share. Its stock has more than tripled to the mid-$30s since then, but it still trades at 13 times forward earnings -- which seems ridiculously low relative to analysts' forecasts for 175% revenue growth and 16...

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10 trends and predictions for STEM education in 2020 10 TRENDS AND PREDICTIONS FOR STEM EDUCATION IN 2020

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Feb 04, 2020

It's clear to anyone listening that the United States needs more highly-skilled STEM workers to remain globally competitive. And STEM education--including trained STEM teachers--is critical to that goal. The organization 100Kin10 is working to recruit 100,000 excellent STEM teachers into classro...

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Nano 2020: Scaling Up Nanotechnology in Virtual Reality NANO 2020: SCALING UP NANOTECHNOLOGY IN VIRTUAL REALITY

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Feb 03, 2020

Sometimes the smallest of things lead to the biggest ideas. Case in point: Nano 2020, a University of Arizona-led initiative to develop curriculum and technology focused on educating students in the rapidly expanding field of nanotechnology. The five-year, multi-university project recently met its g...

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Why the Successful Campus of the Future Will Rely on Collaboration Technology WHY THE SUCCESSFUL CAMPUS OF THE FUTURE WILL RELY ON COLLABORATION TECHNOLOGY

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Feb 03, 2020

Higher education campuses are becoming increasingly sophisticated from a technology perspective. This reflects the role of technology in education as it continues to become a more pervasive part of our lives. Passive learning in lecture halls and from physical textbooks is a thing of the past as ins...

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What The Future Of AI and VR Has In Store For The World Of Education WHAT THE FUTURE OF AI AND VR HAS IN STORE FOR THE WORLD OF EDUCATION

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Feb 02, 2020

Teachers can teach artificial Intelligence to computers and machines. Those devices can then educate others. AI will become a standard form of teaching in schools in the future and teachers may not be necessary. Future teachers may not be essential for classrooms, and AI may be implemented into clas...

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How to Simplify Resource Management in Higher Education with Azure Tags HOW TO SIMPLIFY RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN HIGHER EDUCATION WITH AZURE TAGS

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Feb 01, 2020

One way to organize resources in the Azure environment is to use tags, or name-value pairs, generally for resource management, automation and accounting. Tags, unlike resource groups, can label any resource within a subscription, and an effective tagging strategy makes resource administration much e...

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HoverCam Brings The Digital Classroom To TCEA 2020 HOVERCAM BRINGS THE DIGITAL CLASSROOM TO TCEA 2020

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Jan 30, 2020

HoverCam, an innovative technology leader in the education market, will display its family of award-winning classroom learning technologies in Booth 1133 at TCEA 2020, Feb. 4-6 in Austin. At the show, the company will demonstrate its wireless, tablet-based Pilot X digital teaching station, wireless ...

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How esports can build academic skills and career readiness HOW ESPORTS CAN BUILD ACADEMIC SKILLS AND CAREER READINESS

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Jan 30, 2020

It may lack sweat equity, but esports, the competitive side of video gaming, is exploding in popularity in K-12 schools. The reason is that it’s not only fun, but a viable educational tool. A recent webinar hosted by edWeb.net affirms its highly positive impact on students’ academic achi...

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Artificial Intelligence Could Free Up 13 Hours a Week for Teachers ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE COULD FREE UP 13 HOURS A WEEK FOR TEACHERS

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Jan 29, 2020

That might be possible in the future, according to a report published this week by McKinsey & Company "How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact K-12 Teachers." The report estimates that 20 to 40 percent of the tasks teachers spend time on—grading, lesson planning, general administ...

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Student’s library work leads to a career in augmented reality STUDENT’S LIBRARY WORK LEADS TO A CAREER IN AUGMENTED REALITY

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Jan 29, 2020

Augmented reality adds digital elements, like Snapchat filters or holograms, to live experiences seen through smartphones, iPads, or other devices. Virtual reality typically uses goggles and immerses the wearer in an alternate experience that shuts out the physical world. During Cutaiar’s two-...

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6 Best Practices for Using Student Data for Student Success 6 BEST PRACTICES FOR USING STUDENT DATA FOR STUDENT SUCCESS

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Jan 28, 2020

The 2020 list of EDUCAUSE’s Top 10 IT Issues provides evidence that the higher education IT community is increasingly focused on using technology to better understand students and rethink systems, culture and process to improve student success. This focus is especially critical when it comes t...

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What to Research About Online U.S. Universities WHAT TO RESEARCH ABOUT ONLINE U.S. UNIVERSITIES

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Jan 28, 2020

FOR MANY PROSPECTIVE international students, deciding to attend a U.S.-based online university is the first step in the path toward completing an undergraduate or graduate degree. But choosing to pursue an online degree can often lead to questions about what to research to find the right fit. "...

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How Your eLearning Curriculum Impacts Your LMS Implementation Success HOW YOUR ELEARNING CURRICULUM IMPACTS YOUR LMS IMPLEMENTATION SUCCESS

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Jan 27, 2020

One of the key reasons organizations want to implement a Learning Management System is to bring structure and visibility to the learning effort. As an organization grows, it becomes critical to ensure that there is a way to ensure that team members have the knowledge they need to perform their job t...

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University of Michigan Showcases New AI Ethics Center UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN SHOWCASES NEW AI ETHICS CENTER

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Jan 27, 2020

Researchers at the University of Michigan have been exploring the need to set ethics standards and policies when it comes to the use of artificial intelligence, and they now have their own place to do so. The university has created a new Center of Ethics, Society and Computing (ESC) that will focus ...

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Everything You Need To Know About Immersive Learning EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IMMERSIVE LEARNING

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Jan 25, 2020

The present-day world is powered with technology and filled with more distractions than ever! These distractions often lead to negative impacts on the process of learning. Now, the question is, how can we minimize these distractions and make learning better and more effective? Well, immersive learni...

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WE NEED A NETFLIX OF EDUCATION WE NEED A NETFLIX OF EDUCATION

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Jan 24, 2020

The difference between having access to knowledge and having such knowledge primed for your discovery and consumption is huge. Just because things are available somewhere for someone to learn doesn’t mean that they’re going to be able to sift through the mass of content out there in orde...

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Using Your eLearning Tool Solution To Create Engaging Scenario-Based Learning Experiences USING YOUR ELEARNING TOOL SOLUTION TO CREATE ENGAGING SCENARIO-BASED LEARNING EXPERIENCES

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Jan 23, 2020

As the name suggests, scenario-based learning is a type of eLearning technique that uses scenarios to contextualize learning and add interactive decision-making during the learning process. Typically, students will work their way through a story or scenario—this can be either a problem-based o...

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How school admins use the LMS to achieve their goals HOW SCHOOL ADMINS USE THE LMS TO ACHIEVE THEIR GOALS

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Jan 23, 2020

The school’s learning management system (LMS) is an indispensable tool for blended learning, personalized learning, and instruction in general. School administrators are the ones in charge of making decisions about which edtech tools to buy, often on a tight budget. It’s no wonder that i...

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AS K THRU 12 VR USE GROWS, RESEARCHERS CONSIDER ITS IMPACT ON CHILDREN AS K THRU 12 VR USE GROWS, RESEARCHERS CONSIDER ITS IMPACT ON CHILDREN

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Jan 22, 2020

Virtual reality technology is only just starting to find its way into K-12 classrooms across the globe, so there isn’t much long-term data to sift through when it comes to the impact that such augmented reality technologies can have on the development of young learners. With no real way to tel...

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Why technology could be the key to powering the teachers of tomorrow WHY TECHNOLOGY COULD BE THE KEY TO POWERING THE TEACHERS OF TOMORROW

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Jan 22, 2020

Microsoft has cast a look into the future of education as it looks to prepare the classrooms of tomorrow with the technology they need to thrive. The computing giant has revealed new research at BETT 2020 today that examines just what the teachers of 2030 will require in terms of technological needs...

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The benefits of VR-Learning THE BENEFITS OF VR-LEARNING

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Jan 21, 2020

Young people are the experts of tomorrow. This raises many questions about the education for and of the future. Innovative technologies create completely new opportunities in the learning process. Therefore, the goal of the Digital Education Day (DED) 2019 was to help students gain media literacy &n...

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Why International Students Should Consider an Online U.S. College WHY INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS SHOULD CONSIDER AN ONLINE U.S. COLLEGE

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Jan 21, 2020

While most U.S. colleges and universities offer some online courses, an increasing number now offer fully online undergraduate degree programs. "For international students who want to interact with learners from around the world without having to travel around the world, an online degree is a g...

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eLearning Trends In 2020 - Featuring Tips On How You Can Leverage Them For Learning, Performance Gain, And Behavioral Change ELEARNING TRENDS IN 2020 - FEATURING TIPS ON HOW YOU CAN LEVERAGE THEM FOR LEARNING, PERFORMANCE GAIN, AND BEHAVIORAL CHANGE

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Jan 21, 2020

During the last year, we have seen a considerable shift in the way online training is being designed and delivered. It aligns better with what the learners want (short, focused, on-the-go, on-demand, available within their workflow, and so on). It also marks a significant shift in the way L&D te...

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A Reality Check for 2020: VR in Education A REALITY CHECK FOR 2020: VR IN EDUCATION

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Jan 20, 2020

Nearly 43% of UCD students have tried VR before. Still, for the first time, the number of undergrad students having tried VR seems to have leveled off. An expected upwards trajectory was not in evidence. Is this the first sign that we have reached a possible saturation point for the youth market? On...

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CORPORATE VS. EDUCATIONAL ELEARNING CORPORATE VS. EDUCATIONAL ELEARNING

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Jan 20, 2020

Elearning has become almost synonymous with education these days, both in K-12 settings and higher education. Benefits of incorporating elearning into an educational environment. With the advent of elearning, however, comes another, yet more specific, learning opportunity, one that veers slightly aw...

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What Is Adaptive Learning And How Does It Benefit Training? WHAT IS ADAPTIVE LEARNING AND HOW DOES IT BENEFIT TRAINING?

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Jan 19, 2020

Each of us has a different understanding of the world, different potentials to achieve our goals and so different learning needs. Yet organizations often deliver the same training to everyone, as if we’re exactly the same. This means none of us ever gets the exact training we need. We may lear...

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How 5G Will Advance Educational Technology on Campus HOW 5G WILL ADVANCE EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY ON CAMPUS

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Jan 16, 2020

The buzz about 5G has been around for a couple of years, but many in IT say that 2020 is the year 5G will really take off. The next generation of cellular connection includes both speed and simultaneity improvements, meaning that more devices can connect at once while also enjoying better download a...

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Leverage Technology to Support Learning Any Time and Anywhere LEVERAGE TECHNOLOGY TO SUPPORT LEARNING ANY TIME AND ANYWHERE

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Jan 16, 2020

When you imagine a modern classroom, what do you see? Are there rows of forward-facing student desks? Is there a lectern or a teacher’s desk at the front of the room? Increasingly, that’s not the reality. Educational technology and emerging workforce trends are key reasons why. Instead o...

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BLENDED LEARNING BUILT ON TEACHER EXPERTISE BLENDED LEARNING BUILT ON TEACHER EXPERTISE

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Jan 15, 2020

Blended learning was developed as a strategy to combat the often ineffectiveness of traditional teaching methods, while still harnessing the power of educator expertise. Within a classroom, a wide variety of skill sets and motivation levels are present, and teachers are expected to reach each and ev...

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FETC 2020: Breaking Down Silos for Successful Ed Tech Initiatives FETC 2020: BREAKING DOWN SILOS FOR SUCCESSFUL ED TECH INITIATIVES

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Jan 15, 2020

Twenty or 30 years ago, the role of an IT director centered on maintaining devices and networks — a facilities role. But today, particularly in K–12 education, IT leaders play a much more integral part in maintaining technology used in school and districts, as well as supporting overall ...

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STEAM vs STEM: Redefining key skills for the future STEAM VS STEM: REDEFINING KEY SKILLS FOR THE FUTURE

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Jan 14, 2020

What struck me was that, for most of these students, finding a meaningful solution to a real-world problem wasn’t rooted in in-depth technical knowledge, but rather a creative mindset and a drive to innovate. It’s these human skills – creativity, innovation, problem-solving and the...

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From VR to AR: How the language and imagery of MOVIE FX has now Improved an Educational FUTURE! FROM VR TO AR: HOW THE LANGUAGE AND IMAGERY OF MOVIE FX HAS NOW IMPROVED AN EDUCATIONAL FUTURE!

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Jan 14, 2020

What is an ARG? As the name suggests, it uses the real world as a scene for action – in other words, it integrates the real world into the fabric of the game. A typical characteristic of such games is that they deny they are games at all. ARGs usually pretend that more is happening in this wor...

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From Artificial Intelligence to Augmented Reality to Peer-to-Peer Learning, 7 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2020 FROM ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO AUGMENTED REALITY TO PEER-TO-PEER LEARNING, 7 ED TECH TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2020

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Jan 14, 2020

Technology has taken over the century, creating a rapidly changing landscape that has dramatically touched nearly every aspect of social interaction, business and entertainment. Education, though, has proven slow in experiencing the digital disruption, says Michal Borkowski, CEO and co-founder of Br...

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Can VR play a valuable role in medical imaging training? CAN VR PLAY A VALUABLE ROLE IN MEDICAL IMAGING TRAINING?

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Jan 13, 2020

Students can use virtual reality (VR) training to learn about radiographic hand positioning skills, according to a new study published in Radiography. How would this compare to other training techniques? Simulated learning environments (SLEs) are often used in medical imaging training, the authors e...

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How Colleges Use Audiovisual Experiences to Attract Tomorrow’s Students HOW COLLEGES USE AUDIOVISUAL EXPERIENCES TO ATTRACT TOMORROW’S STUDENTS

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Jan 13, 2020

Increasingly, colleges are integrating audiovisual technology into learning spaces. Students and faculty are more likely than ever to experience huge video walls on campus, high-brightness projectors in lecture halls and advanced visualization systems enabling immersive, interactive education &mdash...

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Why Your Education Industry Needs ERP WHY YOUR EDUCATION INDUSTRY NEEDS ERP

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Jan 11, 2020

The education industry plays a critical role in honing the talent of a child. Schools, colleges, and universities play a major role in cognitive and academic development. This is why educational institutions must contribute to robust and enterprise-ready software. Educational institutions and school...

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EdTech Apps Will Solve Present Education Problems EDTECH APPS WILL SOLVE PRESENT EDUCATION PROBLEMS

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Jan 11, 2020

Most of the EdTech apps provide personalized tutors that teach one-on-one, but in case the tutors are busy or you wish to learn from someone else with a fresh perspective, integrating a course-specific forum is a brilliant idea. It's also perfect for the students that can't interact with oth...

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6 Ways Gamification Boosts Learning 6 WAYS GAMIFICATION BOOSTS LEARNING

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Jan 09, 2020

Gamified education uses hard-wired neurological impulses and can improve how long students focus on their learning. As any teacher—and this study, among others—will tell you, engagement is one of the most essential aspects of successful education. When students are engaged, they focus in...

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Can you teach K-12 students to become entrepreneurs? CAN YOU TEACH K-12 STUDENTS TO BECOME ENTREPRENEURS?

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Jan 09, 2020

For an overwhelming majority of us, an entrepreneur is a famous business person who probably has a very compelling story: starting very early, such as Bill Gates, or late like Colonel Sanders. They have reached rockstar status in one way or another. Scratch that, they are the heroes of today, who ha...

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Desktop Vs. Cloud Authoring Tools: How To Choose Your eLearning Solution DESKTOP VS. CLOUD AUTHORING TOOLS: HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR ELEARNING SOLUTION

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Jan 08, 2020

Not so long ago, eLearning authoring tools were just emerging, which meant training managers were quite limited in their options when creating new material for their company. However, the industry has come a long way since then. One of the major advances is the introduction of cloud-based tools for ...

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ONLINE COURSES AND COMPLEXITIES OF GRADUATION RATES ONLINE COURSES AND COMPLEXITIES OF GRADUATION RATES

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Jan 08, 2020

The rate at which students are enrolling into online courses has yet to slow down. Online courses, in this context, refers to courses provided digitally by public colleges and universities, as well as those taught by private non-profit and for-profit institutions. Thousands of students take at least...

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What You Need for Digital Transformation in Higher Education WHAT YOU NEED FOR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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Jan 07, 2020

We hear a great deal about the need for higher education to adapt to cultural shifts, technological changes, revenue pressures and student demands for engagement. Given this, it is not at all surprising that leaders are thinking about ways they can adapt their institutions to address these concerns,...

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Successful AI Examples in Higher Education That Can Inspire Our Future SUCCESSFUL AI EXAMPLES IN HIGHER EDUCATION THAT CAN INSPIRE OUR FUTURE

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Jan 07, 2020

Over the past few years, news of the success of data-fed virtual teaching assistants and smart enrollment counselor chatbots has had the higher education world abuzz with the possibilities inherent in using artificial intelligence on campus. Colleges and universities hope AI will help them offload t...

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How the Edge is set to reshape the world of education HOW THE EDGE IS SET TO RESHAPE THE WORLD OF EDUCATION

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Jan 06, 2020

The education industry has undergone a technological revolution over the past decade, but there’s still one major shift on the horizon that brings together many of the technologies that have been pegged as revolutionary (Augmented Reality, for example) – in fact it is essential for succe...

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The Relevancy Of Technology In The Learning And Development Industry THE RELEVANCY OF TECHNOLOGY IN THE LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT INDUSTRY

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Jan 05, 2020

Technology has changed everything in our lives. However, Learning and Development’s early attempts to improve business results by applying technology to formal learning solutions have delivered only relatively limited results. A 2017 publication by Thalheimer reported "a great deal of var...

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Dramatic Use Of Educational Data Mining In Corporate eLearning DRAMATIC USE OF EDUCATIONAL DATA MINING IN CORPORATE ELEARNING

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Jan 04, 2020

Every day 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created and stored in databases. Most of the decision-making daily is a result of statistical analysis. Facebook knows to suggest new friends, Netflix knows the television shows you would like, and you look up Trip Advisor to check the highest-rated restau...

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Artificial Intelligence: Is It The Best Tool For Learning English? ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: IS IT THE BEST TOOL FOR LEARNING ENGLISH?

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Dec 31, 2019

According to Forbes magazine, "85% of the interactions between a customer and a business will be through AI software by 2020." We as customers of Amazon, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Apple products are already interacting with AI, although we are not always aware of this interaction. T...

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Ways to Use Artificial Intelligence AI in Education WAYS TO USE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AI IN EDUCATION

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Dec 29, 2019

The daily advancements in technology have transformed various industries in the world, including the education sector. Since education plays a key role in expanding our knowledge pool and enlightening younger generations, it only makes sense that this sector leverages digital solutions to help human...

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Top 5 Ways Machine Learning & AI is Transforming the Education System TOP 5 WAYS MACHINE LEARNING & AI IS TRANSFORMING THE EDUCATION SYSTEM

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Dec 27, 2019

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are gaining widespread adoption in the past few years. Interestingly, the education industry hasn’t been shy in implementing both of these advancing technologies. In this blog, we’ll discuss how ML and AI are transforming the education system....

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What Will Be The Biggest Edtech Trends In 2020? WHAT WILL BE THE BIGGEST EDTECH TRENDS IN 2020?

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Dec 25, 2019

From the ancient to modern era, Indian education has transformed from gurukuls to digital learning platforms and from handwritten manuscripts to app-based programs on smartphones and tablets. Education technology or edtech has revolutionised the way education is consumed in the present era. “T...

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Smart speakers are invading Higher Education internationally SMART SPEAKERS ARE INVADING HIGHER EDUCATION INTERNATIONALLY

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Dec 24, 2019

We live in a smart world. Our cars are smart, our watches are smart, our phones are smart, and even our fridges are the same. Smart technology is constantly evolving and it truly was a matter of time until voice was added to the mix. Smart speakers are slowly conquering the world. Americans have bee...

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How Are Income-Share Models Solving The Problem Of Education Loans For Aspiring Innovators? HOW ARE INCOME-SHARE MODELS SOLVING THE PROBLEM OF EDUCATION LOANS FOR ASPIRING INNOVATORS?

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Dec 23, 2019

Higher education has been a contentious topic in the Indian context for many years thanks to issues such as student reservations, high fees and, particularly these days, the lack of the right job to pay off education loans. Even though education is a necessary expense for young Indians, it has becom...

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3 Key Benefits Of Video-Based Learning You Should Not Ignore 3 KEY BENEFITS OF VIDEO-BASED LEARNING YOU SHOULD NOT IGNORE

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Dec 23, 2019

Video-based learning is an important tool in the learning arsenal. Whether as part of an instructor-led offering, embedded in an online course, or as a stand-alone learning asset, videos can be leveraged in many ways and with great impact. Let’s talk about 3 key types of benefits we’ve s...

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3 New Learning Analytics Trends Driving Education 3 NEW LEARNING ANALYTICS TRENDS DRIVING EDUCATION

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Dec 23, 2019

In an age where instructors and administrators face many challenges when it comes to effectively training and educating, the field of learning analytics has grown to reflect the expanding use of data in other sectors. While there is no universal definition of learning analytics, it is said to involv...

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Virtual classes: How to Teach them in a Learning Platform VIRTUAL CLASSES: HOW TO TEACH THEM IN A LEARNING PLATFORM

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Dec 19, 2019

Demand for virtual classes is sky high and on the rise. More and more students want to be able to access a type of learning that is designed to suit them. The internet has democratised learning and there has never been an easier time for individuals to enrol in online courses, improve their skills a...

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Online Physical Education? The EdOptions Academy Approach and Why it Works ONLINE PHYSICAL EDUCATION? THE EDOPTIONS ACADEMY APPROACH AND WHY IT WORKS

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Dec 19, 2019

I’m a health and physical education teacher for Edmentum’s EdOptions Academy virtual school. It’s a job title that tends to raise some eyebrows. How do classes that are all about physical activity work in the online setting—very effectively, actually! Before making the transi...

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For effective learning, teach students how to learn FOR EFFECTIVE LEARNING, TEACH STUDENTS HOW TO LEARN

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Dec 19, 2019

I have this recurring dream in which I need to take my final high school exams again. The clock is ticking, my mind is blank, and the words on paper don’t make any sense. I am now in my late twenties! We can all empathize with the many students sitting through exams today. They feel the pressu...

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How artificial intelligence and machine learning can help higher education HOW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING CAN HELP HIGHER EDUCATION

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Dec 19, 2019

The age of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) has arrived. Researchers and software providers are launching new solutions using AI and ML to solve business problems and differentiate in their market segments. In higher education, institutions try to stand out by using technology ...

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Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education: Lessons for K-12 Tech Leaders ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN HIGHER EDUCATION: LESSONS FOR K-12 TECH LEADERS

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Dec 19, 2019

Artificial Intelligence is being cited by some as the next big teaching tool, and a new area of study for students. But in addition to helping students learn, it may also make life easier for chief technology officers. That's according to a report from Campus Technology, a higher education techn...

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CAN ELEARNING PREPARE YOU FOR THE TECHNOLOGY REVOLUTION? CAN ELEARNING PREPARE YOU FOR THE TECHNOLOGY REVOLUTION?

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Dec 19, 2019

The advent of eLearning has been met with skepticism from many entrenched educational traditionalists, but such side-eyed glances at breakthroughs in online learning aren’t just unwarranted – they’re detrimental for students who could be benefiting from the Age of eLearning and sim...

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HTC believes VR is the next big tech opportunity for education HTC BELIEVES VR IS THE NEXT BIG TECH OPPORTUNITY FOR EDUCATION

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Dec 18, 2019

HTC has gone all-in on virtual reality (VR) as it believes the technology's applications will change the way education is conducted, said Thomas Dexmier, HTC country manager of Australia and New Zealand. Despite HTC's belief in VR technology, Dexmier conceded that there is still a long way t...

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THE TOP 5 CHANGES THAT OCCUR WITH AI IN EDUCATION THE TOP 5 CHANGES THAT OCCUR WITH AI IN EDUCATION

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Dec 18, 2019

The impact of technologies on education is easy to notice. For around a decade, students have been actively using the Internet with its abundance of information. Also, they have been slowly getting used to having their mobile devices that made on-the-fly education possible. These are only a few thin...

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Market Your School With Design Thinking: Testing Makes Perfect MARKET YOUR SCHOOL WITH DESIGN THINKING: TESTING MAKES PERFECT

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Dec 17, 2019

School marketing is hard, but it’s possible—and important. We live in an age of choice, where people and organizations are continuously vying for attention and attendance. This is especially true when it comes to schools, enrollment and standing out from the pack. No matter the title, it...

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5 Personalised Learning Outcomes You Should Expect From Your LXP 5 PERSONALISED LEARNING OUTCOMES YOU SHOULD EXPECT FROM YOUR LXP

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Dec 17, 2019

The appeal of learning outcomes is that they offer a standard set of objectives, like a set menu. If you consume the relevant training, it will equip you and deem you competent to perform the skills you’ve studied. It’s not clear how much attention learners pay to these outcomes or, more...

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Learning and growing as educators LEARNING AND GROWING AS EDUCATORS

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Dec 17, 2019

Finding time to engage in professional learning can present a challenge for educators. We keep ourselves quite busy with our daily work, creating lesson plans, interacting with students, taking care of the daily tasks and responsibilities, and preparing for each day, that finding extra time to conne...

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E-Book Benefits and Potential in Higher Education E-BOOK BENEFITS AND POTENTIAL IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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Dec 16, 2019

Students nowadays rely on technology for almost everything because they can find it entangled in every part of our culture. They already know how important technology is and how can affect the way we play, learn, read and work. Given the mobiles and various wireless devices, students from all around...

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EDTECH TRENDS TO WATCH FOR IN 2020 EDTECH TRENDS TO WATCH FOR IN 2020

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Dec 16, 2019

In 2019, the U.S. edtech industry was worth about a billion dollars. But valuations of expressly educational technology paint an incomplete picture of the relationship between technology and education. Really, almost any gadget or piece of software can play a key role in the classroom. It all depend...

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Teaching Technology, Digital Literacy as Global Competencies TEACHING TECHNOLOGY, DIGITAL LITERACY AS GLOBAL COMPETENCIES

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Dec 15, 2019

We hear lots of things about globalization, especially as it relates to a rapidly changing economy. When we talk about global disruptions (technology, education, artificial intelligence, climate), we are trying to, among other things, see what skills will our future workforce need. When analyzing th...

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Q&A: Better education starts with better Internet Q&A: BETTER EDUCATION STARTS WITH BETTER INTERNET

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Dec 14, 2019

This impacts more than residents’ ability to shop online, stream video or cruise the Internet. There is also an impact on education. The NLC report found that in the 21 states that are underperforming on education standards, 76 percent reported the digital divide as significantly disadvantageo...

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How K–12 Schools Can Use Technology to Combat Absenteeism HOW K–12 SCHOOLS CAN USE TECHNOLOGY TO COMBAT ABSENTEEISM

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Dec 12, 2019

Consider this statistic: As many as 8 million students were chronically absent from school during the 2015–2016 school year, up from 7.2 million two years earlier, according to national data released in 2018 by Attendance Works. That means 1 in 7 students missed 15 or more days of school. Of t...

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Why Your Online Learning Strategy Isn’t Engaging WHY YOUR ONLINE LEARNING STRATEGY ISN’T ENGAGING

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Dec 12, 2019

In today’s ever-changing professional landscape there is no time to stop learning. Technology continues to shift and jobs are redefined every day. However, continuing education does not require a textbook or even a test. Today, close to 80 percent of companies have invested in some form of onl...

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Ease the struggle of struggling students with these useful browser extensions EASE THE STRUGGLE OF STRUGGLING STUDENTS WITH THESE USEFUL BROWSER EXTENSIONS

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Dec 12, 2019

E-learning has become an intricate part of education in general. However, there are categories of students who don’t have equal chances when it comes to accessing the Internet, which hinders their development and personal growth. Many developmental disabilities, for instance, affect the inform...

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How Arizona State University Built a Smart Campus HOW ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY BUILT A SMART CAMPUS

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Dec 11, 2019

The Internet of Things has big potential for post-secondary campuses: Colleges are already using connected devices and sensors to save on HVAC costs and improve student security. But as the cost of IoT sensors falls — from an average of $1.30 back in 2004 to just 44 cents last year — ins...

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THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MOBILE LEARNING AND ELEARNING THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MOBILE LEARNING AND ELEARNING

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Dec 11, 2019

The delivery of education has advanced over time as different technologies became available, and people’s lifestyles started to change. With the advent of computers and the internet, classes were no longer confined to a building, and distance learning became possible. With the advancement of t...

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4 Benefits Of AI In Personalized Learning 4 BENEFITS OF AI IN PERSONALIZED LEARNING

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Dec 10, 2019

While it might be easy to look at AI and consider it as simply another feature of learning technology designed to make it easier or cheaper, seeing AI for its true potential requires looking at personalized training through a completely different lens. That means understanding that each user is diff...

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eBook Release: The L&D Disruption Playbook EBOOK RELEASE: THE L&D DISRUPTION PLAYBOOK

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Dec 10, 2019

The L&D field has been trying to take advantage of the latest technological advancements since its inception. Even technologies that are now obsolete, such as the overhead projector, were once state-of-the-art innovations. Still, they thrived thanks to training professionals who were always look...

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5 Proven Ways to Make Your Good Online Course Great 5 PROVEN WAYS TO MAKE YOUR GOOD ONLINE COURSE GREAT

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Dec 09, 2019

Recent research uncovered just a handful of distinct elements that set great online teaching apart from the merely good. The findings came out of interviews with eight faculty members who have won awards for their online teaching from three professional associations: the Online Learning Consortium, ...

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AI and Smart Campuses Are Among Higher Ed Tech to Watch in 2020 AI AND SMART CAMPUSES ARE AMONG HIGHER ED TECH TO WATCH IN 2020

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Dec 09, 2019

Universities see promise in AI as a means to drive student outcomes and to empower adaptive learning. While much has been said about the potential here, actual adoption hasn’t hit the mainstream: Rather, higher education stands poised at the starting gate. “People are experimenting and d...

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Advantages of cloud computing in education ADVANTAGES OF CLOUD COMPUTING IN EDUCATION

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Dec 08, 2019

There are tons of advantages of cloud computing in education. Not only small and medium-sized businesses and start-ups increasingly rely on cloud services, but also large and established businesses are increasingly taking advantage of new opportunities and thus improving their economic position. We ...

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10 Inevitable Education Evolutions Educators Can Lead 10 INEVITABLE EDUCATION EVOLUTIONS EDUCATORS CAN LEAD

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Dec 08, 2019

Change in education is something that is being discussed, written about, researched and even making the news at unprecedented levels. Like our climate crisis, it’s not a matter of whether it’s happening, but who will actually take action. If educators allow others to take the lead politi...

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Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online WHY K–12 STUDENTS NEED TO BE TAUGHT TO GUARD THEIR DATA ONLINE

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Dec 07, 2019

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. As many as 80 percent of students surveyed said either they or a friend or family member had been affected by a cyber...

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Getting Clearer: The Educational Imperative GETTING CLEARER: THE EDUCATIONAL IMPERATIVE

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Dec 04, 2019

It could easily exacerbate gaps by advantaging students of privilege. Only with intentional scaffolds, culturally relevant pedagogy and core belief that all students can learn at high levels will a competency-based system advance equity. We want to get clearer on liberatory practices in education sy...

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Artificial Intelligence Forecasts Micro-Courses As A New eLearning Trend ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FORECASTS MICRO-COURSES AS A NEW ELEARNING TREND

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Dec 04, 2019

After some decline in 2016, the eLearning market continues to grow rapidly. Investors are still quite willing to invest in educational startups. One of the most promising areas in EdTech today is microlearning. Micro-courses are a format of educational content that can be consumed in 15–20 min...

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BRILLIANT USES OF AR IN EDUCATION BRILLIANT USES OF AR IN EDUCATION

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Dec 04, 2019

AR is making education more playful and intuitive. What are the most engaging examples currently out there? And what is it about this technology that’s so well suited to teaching? What has been a big year for AR was marked by a key milestone at this year’s BAFTA Children’s Awards, ...

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Schools Face Barriers to VR Adoption in the Classroom SCHOOLS FACE BARRIERS TO VR ADOPTION IN THE CLASSROOM

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Dec 03, 2019

If the reality of VR’s pedagogical potential still seems far-fetched, consider this: VR headsets allow students to walk alongside dinosaurs or study the flora and fauna of rainforests by virtually trekking through them. Students can even dissect frogs without using a scalpel. And VR exercise g...

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Engineering education online – the future is now ENGINEERING EDUCATION ONLINE – THE FUTURE IS NOW

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Dec 02, 2019

Engineers are taking free online courses to gain new knowledge to address challenges in their work and to improve their employment prospects, writes Brian Mulligan. You can learn almost anything on the internet. Kids are learning to play the piano without a teacher by watching YouTube videos. Techni...

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Virtual Classroom Video Conferencing Is Better at Engaging Remote Learners VIRTUAL CLASSROOM VIDEO CONFERENCING IS BETTER AT ENGAGING REMOTE LEARNERS

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Dec 02, 2019

Virtual classrooms are online-based learning spaces designed to have a similar interactive feel as a physical classroom. They introduce live or on-demand educational opportunities, often utilizing a broad range of technologies and goal-based learning methods. Eighty-six percent of organizations are ...

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Cloud Computing Is Redefining The Education Industry! CLOUD COMPUTING IS REDEFINING THE EDUCATION INDUSTRY!

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Dec 02, 2019

Today, the benefits of cloud computing are being recognized in educational industries around the world. Most of the corporations are using a cloud-based application to reduce IT costs, increase accessibility, and allow more flexibility to customize their products. The global Cloud Computing market, ...

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The Digital Learning Revolution: How Classes are Moving Out Of The Classroom THE DIGITAL LEARNING REVOLUTION: HOW CLASSES ARE MOVING OUT OF THE CLASSROOM

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Nov 29, 2019

Every learning process has two principal stakeholders—students and teachers, or as we like to call them learners and helps—and two fundamental engagement tools, questions and answers. Learning processes essentially can be centered on either the teacher or the student, but the outcomes th...

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5 reasons to integrate STEM into online learning 5 REASONS TO INTEGRATE STEM INTO ONLINE LEARNING

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Nov 28, 2019

STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—are highly technical, which is one reason that the education system is changing to further incorporate these subjects into the curriculum. As more and more fields require technical knowledge, it is a good idea to equip our you...

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Are Mobile Apps Transforming The Future of eLearning? ARE MOBILE APPS TRANSFORMING THE FUTURE OF ELEARNING?

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Nov 28, 2019

Just type anything you need, and you’ll find an app out there for everything. Food, clothes, flight tickets, you’ll find multiple apps for all of these and more. They make our everyday tasks and life easier. We have become so dependent on apps that it’s hard to imagine life without...

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How to Leverage Your Classroom Tech for Project-Based Learning HOW TO LEVERAGE YOUR CLASSROOM TECH FOR PROJECT-BASED LEARNING

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Nov 27, 2019

Project-based learning isn’t a new concept for K–12 education. Even John Dewey, a philosopher and education reformer from the late-19th to mid-20th centuries, advocated “learning by doing” to help students develop skills in place and apply critical concepts outside the classr...

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Questions To Ask A Prospective LMS Implementation Provider QUESTIONS TO ASK A PROSPECTIVE LMS IMPLEMENTATION PROVIDER

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Nov 27, 2019

Implementation might be part of a larger project or it might be a stand-alone process, however, when choosing a vendor to work with, it’s important to understand how they plan to work with you and what you can expect out of the process. When a project is time-sensitive or has a fixed delivery ...

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YOUR MONTH TO MONTH GUIDE FOR UNDERSTANDING THE SCHOOL MARKET YOUR MONTH TO MONTH GUIDE FOR UNDERSTANDING THE SCHOOL MARKET

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Nov 26, 2019

Businesses may use a fiscal year, but education revolves around a unique academic calendar. The school year differs significantly from any other industry’s calendar. Not surprisingly, the academic calendar has a tremendous impact on teachers’ lives. Family vacations, home projects, and e...

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Clear Hurdles to Foster True Innovation in K–12 Schools CLEAR HURDLES TO FOSTER TRUE INNOVATION IN K–12 SCHOOLS

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Nov 25, 2019

A type of magic happens when education and technology-driven innovation come together. Guest speakers from around the world enter classrooms through a screen. Instruction weathers even the heaviest storms. Economically disadvantaged students get Wi-Fi access through backpacks. A VR headset reveals p...

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How Augmented and Virtual Reality Can Help to Evolve Education HOW AUGMENTED AND VIRTUAL REALITY CAN HELP TO EVOLVE EDUCATION

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Nov 25, 2019

Teachers are more commonly introducing AR and VR into education, as these technologies can make certain subjects, and learning as a whole, more stimulating and effective. It isn’t so much the topics students were learning which were unengaging, but rather the traditional teaching methods. So, ...

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The Rise Of Online Education THE RISE OF ONLINE EDUCATION

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Nov 25, 2019

Online education has experienced significant growth over the last decade, as the internet and education combine to provide users with the opportunity to gain vital skills and qualifications. There are now multiple platforms which offer fantastic opportunities to learn online, and with the industry b...

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Market Your School With Design Thinking: Best Practices For Ideation MARKET YOUR SCHOOL WITH DESIGN THINKING: BEST PRACTICES FOR IDEATION

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Nov 23, 2019

School marketing is hard, but it’s possible—and important. We live in an age of choice, where people and organizations are continuously vying for attention and attendance. This is especially true when it comes to schools, enrollment and standing out from the pack. No matter the title, it...

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WHERE THE MONEY IS IN EDTECH INVESTING WHERE THE MONEY IS IN EDTECH INVESTING

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Nov 22, 2019

There’s money in edtech, especially if you have a startup. In 2018, edtech investments raised $1.45 billion for technology startups in the United States alone. That was $250 million more than the previous year. Interestingly, though, there were fewer startups funded in 2018 than in three years...

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Can Virtual Reality Improve Science Education? CAN VIRTUAL REALITY IMPROVE SCIENCE EDUCATION?

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Nov 21, 2019

Not too long ago, all educators needed to impart knowledge were a blackboard and some chalk. As the last few years have proven, technology affects nearly every industry. The education sector isn’t immune to the disruption of revolutionary innovations, including virtual reality. Teachers have b...

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8 Virtual Reality Tools to Go Around the World 8 VIRTUAL REALITY TOOLS TO GO AROUND THE WORLD

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Nov 21, 2019

As for benefits, using tools for AR and VR helps educators create innovative learning spaces and transform “how” and “where” students are learning. With different AR/VR tools available, we give students the power to explore objects or places, control their learning and connec...

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Fact or Fallacy: Why Esports Are Here to Stay in K–12 Schools FACT OR FALLACY: WHY ESPORTS ARE HERE TO STAY IN K–12 SCHOOLS

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Nov 20, 2019

With a $1 billion market, esports programs at K–12 schools and colleges or universities offer innovative ways to reach students in a tech-rich era. A growing number of K–12 schools are establishing esports programs, and universities are offering top players thousands of dollars in schola...

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How ed-tech can help leapfrog progress in education HOW ED-TECH CAN HELP LEAPFROG PROGRESS IN EDUCATION

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Nov 20, 2019

From within formal classrooms to educational games after school, technology is widely used in teaching and learning around the world. When used appropriately, technology has the power to support teachers and engage students, providing tools to create and evaluate activities previously considered out...

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The Rise of AI and What it Means for Engineering Education THE RISE OF AI AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR ENGINEERING EDUCATION

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Nov 19, 2019

On paper, new disciplines in computer science and electrical engineering such as deep learning, facial recognition, and advanced graphics processing, look easy to exploit for universities wishing to update their STEM curricula. After all, the business press is awash with gushing propaganda on vertic...

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WHAT TEACHERS CAN EXPECT FROM MACHINE LEARNING WHAT TEACHERS CAN EXPECT FROM MACHINE LEARNING

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Nov 19, 2019

Using technology to digitize textbooks or create worksheet PDFs is uninspiring. It also doesn’t make the best use of technology’s potential in our classrooms. The real power of technology lies in machine learning. This concept of teaching a computer to think and act on its own volition i...

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6 Reasons Why Higher Education Needs to Be Disrupted 6 REASONS WHY HIGHER EDUCATION NEEDS TO BE DISRUPTED

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Nov 19, 2019

On the surface, universities are a nice idea. You go in, pick a subject you like, learn from the experts, and leave being job- and future-ready. This is why so many people (around 40% in rich countries) decide to go to college, even if it means making big financial and personal sacrifices. Yet just ...

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With a Virtual Reality Assist, Video Games Get K–12 Students Moving WITH A VIRTUAL REALITY ASSIST, VIDEO GAMES GET K–12 STUDENTS MOVING

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Nov 18, 2019

An often-heard lament from parents and teachers is that kids these days don’t get enough exercise, tethered as many are to their handheld electronic devices and video games. Help is on the way, however, from an unlikely source. Ironically, the tech that could get kids moving is the same thing ...

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Should Skills Training Replace Higher Education? SHOULD SKILLS TRAINING REPLACE HIGHER EDUCATION?

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Nov 17, 2019

With $1.5 trillion in college debt weighing down the economic trajectories of young Americans, many high school students and their families are considering career pathways over traditional liberal arts education. Secure college credits before graduating. This is the definitive approach to making col...

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Immersive technology is changing K-12 education IMMERSIVE TECHNOLOGY IS CHANGING K-12 EDUCATION

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Nov 15, 2019

Voice-activated technologies; augmented, virtual, and mixed-reality tools; and video conferencing tools are changing communication patterns in K-12 schools. Teachers and students have new ways to engage with each other, and students can develop deeper connections with their peers and build essential...

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Approaching Career Readiness in Alternative Education APPROACHING CAREER READINESS IN ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION

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Nov 14, 2019

For 25 years, Boston Day and Evening Academy have provided a safe, student-centered, trauma-informed setting for students who have not been well-served in traditional models. Instead of repeating more of the same traditional approaches used in high schools, BDEA realized that students need something...

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How Schools and Universities Can Thwart Cyberattackers HOW SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES CAN THWART CYBERATTACKERS

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Nov 14, 2019

The cyberattacks on Louisiana schools’ IT systems were among a flood of similar data breaches in 2019 on both K–12 and higher education institutions’ computer networks. In June, as many as 636 student and family records were breached in an attack on the computer network of Oregon S...

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Cornerstone Incorporates Oculus for Business VR into LMS CORNERSTONE INCORPORATES OCULUS FOR BUSINESS VR INTO LMS

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Nov 13, 2019

Cornerstone OnDemand is working with Facebook’s Oculus to incorporate virtual reality features into workforce learning. The companies announced an agreement under which shared clients will be able to build apps that track VR training completion data within Cornerstone’s LMS. Using functi...

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How a STEAM-Integrated Environment is the Classroom Makeover You Really Need HOW A STEAM-INTEGRATED ENVIRONMENT IS THE CLASSROOM MAKEOVER YOU REALLY NEED

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Nov 12, 2019

STEAM, or science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics is taking over the nation’s schools by storm. STEAM environments are evolving by fostering a student’s natural wonder for the world around them and integrating that curiosity into a learning space. What was once thought of a...

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Outschool com Takes Education Out Of Schooling OUTSCHOOL COM TAKES EDUCATION OUT OF SCHOOLING

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Nov 12, 2019

Supporting education beyond schooling is a key feature of many educational technology platforms. While some may be integrated into conventional classrooms, complementing a traditional curriculum, emerging technology is increasingly helping to separate education from schooling and catalyze new models...

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POLY HELPS EMPOWER CONTACT CENTER WORKERS POLY HELPS EMPOWER CONTACT CENTER WORKERS

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Nov 11, 2019

It’s a well-documented trend that the rise of digital channels such as webchat, apps, FAQs, etc., has led to a change in the way contact centers handle interactions. The routine, “easy” interactions are now handled by self-service channels. Deflecting these low-value interactions h...

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21CC Education, Portall Infosystems to provide e-learning solutions 21CC EDUCATION, PORTALL INFOSYSTEMS TO PROVIDE E-LEARNING SOLUTIONS

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Nov 11, 2019

21CC Education on Friday announced its partnership with Portall Infosystems to provide online course materials on maritime and logistics in an effort to provide accessible training solutions to address skill-gap in the industry. 21CC makes the difficult content accessible and enjoyable using illustr...

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Is online learning the future of education? IS ONLINE LEARNING THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION?

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Nov 11, 2019

As a generation growing up in the digital age, a lot in our lives are reformed and challenged by technology. With its various inventions and features it has been methodically integrated into every part of our everyday lives to such an extent that it feels as vital to our functioning as a hand or a f...

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The Power of Purpose-Based Learning THE POWER OF PURPOSE-BASED LEARNING

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Nov 10, 2019

The odds are good that you haven’t used long division in ages. You’ve probably forgotten the periodic table and can’t recite all 50 state capitals. And it’s highly unlikely you entertain your colleagues at work by playing the recorder you worked so hard to learn in fourth gra...

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Can businesses do without online learning libraries today? CAN BUSINESSES DO WITHOUT ONLINE LEARNING LIBRARIES TODAY?

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Nov 10, 2019

The world of work is changing and fast. Given today’s rapidly evolving technological landscape, businesses are scrambling to upgrade their service or product portfolio to gain a competitive edge, while focusing on enhancing the skill set of their workforce to address the widening skills gap br...

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INTELLIGENT ADAPTIVE LEARNING TECHNOLOGY IN TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS INTELLIGENT ADAPTIVE LEARNING TECHNOLOGY IN TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS

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Nov 07, 2019

DreamBox Learning, the company that pioneered Intelligent Adaptive Learning technology used in schools and districts across the U.S., Mexico, and Canada, added new district partners now leveraging the power of DreamBox Learning to drive student achievement in mathematics. Trenton Public School joins...

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Are Colleges and Universities Meeting the Online Learning Challenge? ARE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES MEETING THE ONLINE LEARNING CHALLENGE?

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Nov 07, 2019

As we all know, a college education isn’t cheap. For institutions of higher learning, there is a massive opportunity to expand potential enrollment to students who might not have the time or financial resources to attend brick-and-mortar institutions on a full- or even part-time basis. There i...

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9 EXAMPLES OF THE INTERNET OF THINGS IN EDUCATION 9 EXAMPLES OF THE INTERNET OF THINGS IN EDUCATION

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Nov 06, 2019

The Internet of Things (IoT) has changed everything in almost every sector of industry and community, and nowhere is that more apparent than in the educational sector. From small improvements to school creature comforts to massive technological rethinks which have changed the way certain schools ope...

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A Fresh Look at Blockchain in Higher Education A FRESH LOOK AT BLOCKCHAIN IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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Nov 06, 2019

Blockchain is the technology that first gained recognition as the backbone for Bitcoin. It is best described as a distributed ledger system. Each entry is a block that is time-stamped, encrypted and replicated at all of the nodes along the chain. The most-discussed application of the blockchain in h...

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7 Ways to Boost Your PPC for Higher Education Strategy 7 WAYS TO BOOST YOUR PPC FOR HIGHER EDUCATION STRATEGY

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Nov 05, 2019

Marketers in higher education live in a complicated world. The job of attracting enrollments, managing advertising budgets and optimizing campaigns for an array of target audiences is challenging. Wouldn’t it be great if their job could be made easier? Enter pay-per-click marketing, in which a...

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AR AND VR: THE FUTURE OF SMART ​EDUCATION IS HERE AR AND VR: THE FUTURE OF SMART ​EDUCATION IS HERE

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Nov 05, 2019

Modern technologies such as augmented reality and virtual reality can offer immersive learning experiences that can be used to train learners of different ages for different purposes, effortlessly. In the digital era, modern technologies like augmented reality and virtual reality have transformed bu...

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Project-Based Learning Provides Path For Increased Awareness of Self, Others and the World PROJECT-BASED LEARNING PROVIDES PATH FOR INCREASED AWARENESS OF SELF, OTHERS AND THE WORLD

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Nov 04, 2019

Often in education, we are looking for the next great thing: curriculum, technology, program or even instructional approach. What’s problematic here is that we’re not always really invested. We pilot, and before we have any real implementation, something has changed. It might be due to l...

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5 ELEARNING TRENDS THAT HAVE STOOD THE TEST OF TIME 5 ELEARNING TRENDS THAT HAVE STOOD THE TEST OF TIME

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Nov 04, 2019

The explosion of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) is one eLearning trend that we’ve experienced in the past decade. And New trends are being predicted for 2020, but what are the trends that have stood the test of time? Gamification is the process of taking something that already exists &nda...

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What Makes an Effective Classroom Coaching Program? WHAT MAKES AN EFFECTIVE CLASSROOM COACHING PROGRAM?

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Nov 02, 2019

Coaches may be most often associated with the fields of athletics or business, but they are just as important in education. Coaches in any realm have the same goal—to improve performance and assist those they coach in reaching their full potential. In the school setting, coaches provide one-on...

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How K–12 Education Fits into the Future of Quantum Computing HOW K–12 EDUCATION FITS INTO THE FUTURE OF QUANTUM COMPUTING

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Nov 01, 2019

In mid-October, tech giant Google made headlines with news that it had run a successful quantum computing demonstration. In Google’s trial, this new type of computer process ran a calculation in 200 seconds that would have taken the fastest supercomputer 10,000 years to complete. While we&rsqu...

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THE SIGNIFICANCE OF ELEARNING IN THE MODERN WORLD THE SIGNIFICANCE OF ELEARNING IN THE MODERN WORLD

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Oct 31, 2019

The growing trend of digital learning is benefitting society in many different ways. The widespread enrolment in online courses is contributing to the improvement in digital skills on a large scale. Society is benefiting as a whole from improved communication, technology, and collaboration skills. O...

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Overcoming 3 challenges of introducing blended learning in the classroom OVERCOMING 3 CHALLENGES OF INTRODUCING BLENDED LEARNING IN THE CLASSROOM

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Oct 31, 2019

Throughout the world, many public schools still rely heavily on text-based core curriculum. Introducing blended learning experiences in core subjects presents many opportunities over traditional print-heavy classrooms. These opportunities include more up-to-date, interactive, and engaging content, d...

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Artificial Intelligence in education: Who should be the custodian of the new gold? ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN EDUCATION: WHO SHOULD BE THE CUSTODIAN OF THE NEW GOLD?

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Oct 31, 2019

It is common knowledge now that a homogenous and rote learning education system might suit some children but not all, thereby isolating many preventing them from achieving their full potential. What we need to offer our children is a ‘fun’ experience while learning. An experience that is...

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CAREER CHANGE IS THE NEW NORMAL: HOW DOES ELEARNING HELP? CAREER CHANGE IS THE NEW NORMAL: HOW DOES ELEARNING HELP?

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Oct 30, 2019

The days of a lifelong career at a single employer followed by a pension for life are long gone. Neither employers nor employees are loyal these days. Employers let people go at the merest sign of an economic downturn or a change in business conditions, and employees constantly keep a lookout for so...

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10 INCREDIBLY USEFUL YOUTUBE CHANNELS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION ADMINISTRATORS 10 INCREDIBLY USEFUL YOUTUBE CHANNELS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION ADMINISTRATORS

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Oct 29, 2019

YouTube can be daunting for higher education administrators when it comes to parsing through the vast array of content for useful nuggets of video bliss. With that in mind, we’ve parsed through a wide variety of different YouTube channels to give you a list of 10 extremely useful YouTube chann...

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K–12 Schools Take a Business-Minded Approach to Education K–12 SCHOOLS TAKE A BUSINESS-MINDED APPROACH TO EDUCATION

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Oct 29, 2019

Aging, malfunctioning technology can be costly for schools — not only financially but also in terms of time. But forward-looking administrators are embracing advanced technologies, as well as key business best practices, to make the most of their limited time and dollars. Take the School Distr...

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How to Score VR for Educational Advantage HOW TO SCORE VR FOR EDUCATIONAL ADVANTAGE

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Oct 28, 2019

Can virtual reality actually make a difference in the educational endeavor? That’s a question I asked in my previous two articles, “Flying High with Educational VR” and "VR for PT: Towards Educational Advantage”. In those articles, I highlighted specific instances of usi...

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Universities Use AI Chatbots to Improve Student Services UNIVERSITIES USE AI CHATBOTS TO IMPROVE STUDENT SERVICES

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Oct 26, 2019

Universities are embracing artificial intelligence solutions to assist in IT projects and academics. At George Washington University, after piloting its 24/7 chatbot service MARTHA, 89 percent of users advocated the tool be a permanent tool. “We’ve created a service broker that can handl...

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Universal Design for Learning as a Framework for Digital Equity UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING AS A FRAMEWORK FOR DIGITAL EQUITY

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Oct 24, 2019

From the World Economic Forum to the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, consensus exists that today’s students need to develop as lifelong learners. Beyond traditional content knowledge and skills, they also require technology literacy such that they can master a host of Cs, including commun...

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How Confirmation Bias Creates Challenges In eLearning HOW CONFIRMATION BIAS CREATES CHALLENGES IN ELEARNING

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Oct 23, 2019

It’s a common human failing to disregard facts and adhere to the information that reinforces what we already believe. People have sentimental, religious, political, ideological and psychosocial reasons for doing this, and our role as educators is not to judge this predisposition, but acknowled...

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BUILDING MORE PRODUCTIVITY INTO OUR HEADSETS WITH AMAZON ALEXA AND TILE BUILDING MORE PRODUCTIVITY INTO OUR HEADSETS WITH AMAZON ALEXA AND TILE

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Oct 23, 2019

If you’re like me, one of the first things you do when you leave the house in the morning is put on your headset. I may be joining a meeting, calling a friend, getting coffee – sometimes all three – before I even set foot in the office. When I get to work, I’m collaborating w...

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POLY STUDIO IS NOW CERTIFIED FOR MICROSOFT TEAMS POLY STUDIO IS NOW CERTIFIED FOR MICROSOFT TEAMS

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Oct 22, 2019

It seems like every photo shown of a business in action these days features a bunch of people in a huddle room, looking productive – just like our own Poly beauty shot below. But the technology that is IN the room really matters most to the people who are joining remotely – the people NO...

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The importance of learning music in our education system: Benefits & future ahead THE IMPORTANCE OF LEARNING MUSIC IN OUR EDUCATION SYSTEM: BENEFITS & FUTURE AHEAD

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Oct 22, 2019

It is indeed true. According to the scriptures that have documented Indian education system, in addition to religious subjects many worldly subjects were included in the curriculum. Subjects such as dance, music, astronomy etc were a part of the curriculum. During those times, education was not rega...

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Best online learning platforms of 2019: LMS for education and business BEST ONLINE LEARNING PLATFORMS OF 2019: LMS FOR EDUCATION AND BUSINESS

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Oct 22, 2019

When it comes to training and education, online platforms are increasingly becoming the norm, whether it's packages supplied in-house or by third-party providers. The number of Learning Management Systems (LMS) isn't just increasing dramatically, but also in the quality, reach, and value of ...

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HOW TO VALUATE YOUR EDUCATION/EDTECH COMPANY HOW TO VALUATE YOUR EDUCATION/EDTECH COMPANY

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Oct 21, 2019

One of the hardest things to do when starting a business is giving your business value. When you need investors, you have to have a valuation. Coming up with that valuation is very important. If it’s too high, investors will turn their nose up to it. If it’s too low, it diminishes the va...

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How Teachers Incorporate STEM Learning into the Classroom HOW TEACHERS INCORPORATE STEM LEARNING INTO THE CLASSROOM

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Oct 21, 2019

To prepare students for jobs in STEM fields, the U.S. Department of Education is shining a spotlight on how educators can incorporate technology into their classroom activities. A new report from ED’s Office of Education Technology and Digital Promise identifies nine dimensions of effect STEM ...

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EDUCAUSE 2019: Tips for a Cloud Implementation in Higher Education EDUCAUSE 2019: TIPS FOR A CLOUD IMPLEMENTATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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Oct 21, 2019

Whatever your reason to explore a jump from on-premises to a cloud environment, peer advice is always helpful in making the transition a successful one. Higher education IT leaders talked about their experience during an Oracle-sponsored cloud panel at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference in Chicago. Each...

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10 essential online teaching terms 10 ESSENTIAL ONLINE TEACHING TERMS

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Oct 20, 2019

The spread of online teaching in recent years has implied that we have to live with a series of e-learning terms. These terms refer to teaching modalities and trends, standards and specific technological environments. These are the 10 essential concepts: An LMS (Learning Management System) is a soft...

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Rethinking STEM Preparation from Educator to Student RETHINKING STEM PREPARATION FROM EDUCATOR TO STUDENT

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Oct 20, 2019

There’s an obvious roadblock causing the gap in the STEM jobs available and those taking up these career paths. What may not be so obvious is the cause. STEM and CS education has not kept pace with economic demands and industry needs, but it’s not just from the standpoint of student prep...

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Elements Of Gamification & How to Use it in Education Mobile App Development ELEMENTS OF GAMIFICATION & HOW TO USE IT IN EDUCATION MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT

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Oct 17, 2019

Education has been and will always be crucial for the growth of an individual and the world as a whole. So when the world is going towards digitization and there is so much of advancement in technology, how can education be left behind? Over the past few decades, the methods of education have transf...

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Sony Future Learning Collaborative Tests Education Technology on Campus SONY FUTURE LEARNING COLLABORATIVE TESTS EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY ON CAMPUS

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Oct 17, 2019

For the past two years this group of public and private schools, known as The Future Learning Collaborative, have held regular meetings, summits and trips to discuss the education landscape and ways to incorporate new technology and design insights that create a more meaningful, collaborative and en...

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Advantages Of Using A Video Strategy In Blended Learning ADVANTAGES OF USING A VIDEO STRATEGY IN BLENDED LEARNING

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Oct 16, 2019

In today’s dynamic world, learning strategies have evolved to a great extent, leveraging the latest technology. The education and training industry is fast adopting innovative blended learning strategies that give the best of both worlds: traditional classroom-based learning, which aids facili...

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Is artificial intelligence the ultimate stimulus of the university? IS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE THE ULTIMATE STIMULUS OF THE UNIVERSITY?

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Oct 16, 2019

What does it take to make the university the best learning experience in the life cycle of one's own education? Higher education is about developing skills, exploring new theories and applying them to the realities of real life. During this trip, students are encouraged to keep track of their wo...

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Tips to increase motivation in e-learning TIPS TO INCREASE MOTIVATION IN E-LEARNING

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Oct 15, 2019

Keeping your classes engaged and motivated is a big achievement. However, not all teachers excel at this part. Most of them find it difficult to interact with their online classes in such a way as to boost students’ interest in the curriculum and topics discussed there. Motivation is one of th...

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Blockchain and the Classroom — How DLT Can Improve Education BLOCKCHAIN AND THE CLASSROOM — HOW DLT CAN IMPROVE EDUCATION

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Oct 15, 2019

Blockchain technology has proven to be a catalyst of change across a wide variety of industries in the years since Bitcoin’s (BTC) inception in 2009. The subsequent creation of various blockchain projects and alternate cryptocurrencies has shown that blockchain technology can provide innovativ...

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WHY DIGITAL CREDENTIALING WILL RENDER UNIVERSITY TRANSCRIPT OBSOLETE AND REDEFINE HIGHER EDUCATION WHY DIGITAL CREDENTIALING WILL RENDER UNIVERSITY TRANSCRIPT OBSOLETE AND REDEFINE HIGHER EDUCATION

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Oct 14, 2019

Digital credentialing may not be new, but the attention it’s been receiving may as well make it so. In a world of digital, it’s no wonder that digital credentialing is the new and better way to keep track of those important degrees and certificates. As more colleges and universities impl...

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How AI and Data Could Personalize Higher Education HOW AI AND DATA COULD PERSONALIZE HIGHER EDUCATION

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Oct 14, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly transforming and improving the ways that industries like healthcare, banking, energy, and retail operate. However, there is one industry in particular that offers incredible potential for the application of AI technologies: education. The opportunities —...

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Three tips for using AR in the classroom THREE TIPS FOR USING AR IN THE CLASSROOM

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Oct 13, 2019

Technology has become a key component of today’s classroom and is here to stay. A recent study highlighted the prevalence of tech in the classroom, as 71% of primary schools and 76% of secondary schools have tablets in the classroom, according to BESA. Tablets and laptops have unlocked opportu...

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HOW ELEARNING PROVIDERS CAN HELP STUDENTS WHO STRUGGLE ONLINE HOW ELEARNING PROVIDERS CAN HELP STUDENTS WHO STRUGGLE ONLINE

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Oct 12, 2019

eLearning has expanded educational opportunities for many across the globe, yet it is failing many students. Research has shown that whereas online courses can improve access, they are also challenging, especially for the least well-prepared students. These students don’t do well in online cou...

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Screencasting: Where the Market Is Shifting in Education SCREENCASTING: WHERE THE MARKET IS SHIFTING IN EDUCATION

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Oct 10, 2019

As modern learning environments evolve, a new technology has appeared more and more frequently among K–12 schools: screencasting. The interest in adopting this new technology is evident. In the U.S., the demand for screencasting and screen-sharing software in the education space accounts for 5...

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USING “DEEP LEARNING” TO FOSTER “DEEPER LEARNING” USING “DEEP LEARNING” TO FOSTER “DEEPER LEARNING”

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Oct 10, 2019

Many teachers are teaching their children everything that will be on standardized tests. While this isn’t hard, many students learn to solve specific problems or recite specific facts without being able to apply critical thinking skills, deeper learning thinking, or problem-solving. Teaching s...

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How Chatbots Could Be The Future Of Learning HOW CHATBOTS COULD BE THE FUTURE OF LEARNING

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Oct 10, 2019

We are constantly in pursuit of better, faster, and deeper ways to learn. We are in an age where education is more accessible than ever before. And, adult learners are busy people and making time for learning is rarely a priority. How can you change that? You may want to consider learning how chatbo...

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K–12 Schools Remain Vulnerable to Email Phishing Attacks K–12 SCHOOLS REMAIN VULNERABLE TO EMAIL PHISHING ATTACKS

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Oct 09, 2019

K–12 education is not immune. More than half of K–12 CTOs say phishing scams are a significant or very significant problem, according to a recent Education Week/Consortium for School Networking survey. One thing to think about during National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: The majority o...

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HOW CORPORATE INTERESTS ARE DESTROYING THE EDTECH MARKET HOW CORPORATE INTERESTS ARE DESTROYING THE EDTECH MARKET

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Oct 09, 2019

Edtech is a huge industry that is growing with each year. However, even with the amount of money it generates, many edtech companies end up failing within a few years. When it comes down to it, edtech companies are still a company, and it’s this belief that often leads to failure. Opening a co...

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What is 21st Century Learning? How Do We Get More? WHAT IS 21ST CENTURY LEARNING? HOW DO WE GET MORE?

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Oct 08, 2019

Almost six in ten of the nearly 8 billion of us on Earth are connected to the internet; adding the next 4 billion people to the internet is the biggest learning opportunity in history. In the last two decades, we became a planet of cities. About 55% of the world’s population lives in cities an...

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K–12 Leaders Weigh Threats and Benefits of Increased Web Monitoring K–12 LEADERS WEIGH THREATS AND BENEFITS OF INCREASED WEB MONITORING

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Oct 07, 2019

When students email each other about the adolescent hot topics of who likes who or to gripe about teachers, more people than they realize may see the messages. That’s also true when the emails, chats or other online activity lean toward harm — either self-inflicted or against other stude...

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Virtual Reality (VR) In Education VIRTUAL REALITY (VR) IN EDUCATION

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Oct 07, 2019

Slowly but surely, virtual reality and augmented reality are making their way into the mainstream. While both (known along with mixed reality as “reality technologies”) have been around for a couple of decades, they were until relatively recently reserved to a small group of aficionados....

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How AI Is Ushering Disruptions In E-Learning HOW AI IS USHERING DISRUPTIONS IN E-LEARNING

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Oct 06, 2019

All over the globe, learners – whether school going children, college students, professionals or those seeking to acquire new skills – are looking for faster, better and more engaging ways to learn. A USD 100 billion dollar industry has sprung up online around these needs, providing a mu...

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Solving these 5 issues will make education AR/VR go mainstream SOLVING THESE 5 ISSUES WILL MAKE EDUCATION AR/VR GO MAINSTREAM

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Oct 05, 2019

Look forward to attending the International Society for Technology in Education event every year. Not surprisingly, this year, there was a lot of talk about the acceleration of integrating technology-driven programs into school curricula earlier across the board. Education is becoming more “st...

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10 Great Benefits of Using Mobile Apps in Education 10 GREAT BENEFITS OF USING MOBILE APPS IN EDUCATION

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Oct 03, 2019

There are over 62,000 education-related apps available in the various app stores, which are revolutionizing education. But how? Today’s students benefit from the powerful new ways of mobile technology and mobile apps take away a major chunk of it. Mobile apps are taking education out of the cl...

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USING SOCIAL MEDIA TO HELP YOUR STUDENTS TELL THEIR STORIES USING SOCIAL MEDIA TO HELP YOUR STUDENTS TELL THEIR STORIES

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Oct 03, 2019

Students’ familiarity with technology and their love for smartphones and the content they enjoy on them, make social media an obvious choice as a learning tool for students. Thanks to the possibilities of digital storytelling, social media can be incorporated to expose students’ work to ...

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3 Ways Big Data Is Changing Education Forever 3 WAYS BIG DATA IS CHANGING EDUCATION FOREVER

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Oct 02, 2019

The education sector has always been critical for both society and individuals. On the one hand, a prosperous economy needs a competent workforce with the skills to start and build businesses. On the other, individuals with career ambitions will always be looking to stay at the cutting edge of educa...

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Modern Classrooms Clear the Way for New Pedagogies in Higher Education MODERN CLASSROOMS CLEAR THE WAY FOR NEW PEDAGOGIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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Oct 01, 2019

Most higher education leaders recognize that today’s college experience isn’t what it used to be. Instructors in every discipline are rethinking both content and delivery, engaging students with new pedagogical strategies in modern learning spaces. Yet as institutions invest in classroom...

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HOW A SMARTWATCH CAN HELP YOU BECOME A MORE EFFECTIVE TEACHER HOW A SMARTWATCH CAN HELP YOU BECOME A MORE EFFECTIVE TEACHER

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Oct 01, 2019

Smartwatches are loaded with functionality that makes a teacher’s life easier. And they are becoming increasingly popular. According to a Technavio report on the global classroom wearables technology market, the wrist-worn wearables sector held the largest share in the market in 2017. There ar...

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How Can We Prepare K-12 Students for the Future? HOW CAN WE PREPARE K-12 STUDENTS FOR THE FUTURE?

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Sep 29, 2019

In the discussion about skills that students need for the future, there are many things to consider. We can ask about student interests and have a good understanding of the current opportunities in the world for work and learning. However, we also need to continue to research and stay informed of ch...

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3 Trends That Will Impact The 2019 Online Learning Platform Market 3 TRENDS THAT WILL IMPACT THE 2019 ONLINE LEARNING PLATFORM MARKET

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Sep 29, 2019

The growth of the 2019 eLearning market will be incredible. It’s estimated that the market will grow at a 5% compound annual growth rate between now and 2024, at which point it will likely exceed $200 billion, according to Training Magazine [1]. Forbes predicted that the market will climb to $...

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HOW DOES VIRTUAL REALITY HELP STUDENTS IN THE CLASSROOM? HOW DOES VIRTUAL REALITY HELP STUDENTS IN THE CLASSROOM?

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Sep 28, 2019

Have you ever thought about all the skills you could learn or get better at if you had the time and resources? Before the digital age, we would learn face to face. Since smartphones came around, it seems as though we’ve forgotten how to have face to face interactions. Odd right? It’s lik...

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AI, ethics and classrooms of the future AI, ETHICS AND CLASSROOMS OF THE FUTURE

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Sep 27, 2019

News that Pearson, the world’s largest textbook publisher, is phasing out print publications for higher education to adopt a resolutely digital-first policy may signal an eventual full stop for traditional book learning. But the wealth of technology coming on stream heralds an exciting new cha...

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What Do Students Want From Online Courses? WHAT DO STUDENTS WANT FROM ONLINE COURSES?

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Sep 26, 2019

It doesn’t matter how great your online course content is or how you believe people love learning… if your students don’t enjoy the experience and they are leaving your course before you can even deliver all the great information you have to share, you’re already losing the ...

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Higher Education Institutions Leverage Real-Time Data Analytics to Keep Students Safe HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS LEVERAGE REAL-TIME DATA ANALYTICS TO KEEP STUDENTS SAFE

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Sep 25, 2019

New breakthroughs in real-time data analytics are helping universities improve their security protocols, alerting students, faculty and staff to dangers on campus as they occur. While many analytics systems can help with long-term safety strategies, such as measuring historical patterns and informin...

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Supporting Underprepared Students in the Online Classroom SUPPORTING UNDERPREPARED STUDENTS IN THE ONLINE CLASSROOM

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Sep 25, 2019

Engaging students through a computer screen requires a unique approach to pedagogy and innovative course design. The feeling of “getting it right” typically involves a good deal of testing and modification given the wide array of design formats and technology tools available, not to ment...

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How schools are changing to improve STEAM learning HOW SCHOOLS ARE CHANGING TO IMPROVE STEAM LEARNING

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Sep 24, 2019

As STEAM learning has grown in prominence in classrooms across the country, so has the role of tools and resources facilitating this approach to learning. Here are five examples of how technology is supporting the integration of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics in classrooms to...

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New AI Systems Are Here to Personalize Learning NEW AI SYSTEMS ARE HERE TO PERSONALIZE LEARNING

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Sep 24, 2019

A recent World Economic Forum report noted that some estimates show automation could displace 75 million jobs by 2022, while at the same time creating 133 million new roles. While these estimates predict a net positive for the number of new jobs in the coming decade, displaced workers will need to l...

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FOR EFFECTIVE EDTECH PLATFORMS, LISTEN TO USERS FOR EFFECTIVE EDTECH PLATFORMS, LISTEN TO USERS

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Sep 23, 2019

Edtech has not reached its full potential. There are a number of reasons for this situation, but the criticism that’s most often directed at developers is the fact that they don’t consult their users. Fact is, educators often only hear about a new tech solution that they must implement a...

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Gamification In Education: A New Type Of Interactive Learning GAMIFICATION IN EDUCATION: A NEW TYPE OF INTERACTIVE LEARNING

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Sep 22, 2019

Gamification helps the willingness of a student to study and learn in a more enjoyable and interactive way. 67% of students reported that a gamified course was more motivating than their traditional curriculum. Essentially, gamification is the application of game design and mechanics in non-game set...

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Understanding FERPA: How K–12 Schools Can Update Their Data Privacy Approach UNDERSTANDING FERPA: HOW K–12 SCHOOLS CAN UPDATE THEIR DATA PRIVACY APPROACH

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Sep 21, 2019

Administrators and educational staff at schools around the country understand the importance of protecting student privacy. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, signed into law in 1974 by President Gerald Ford, created clear protections for student educational records, limiting the ways sc...

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CAN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE PREDICT STUDENT ENGAGEMENT? CAN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE PREDICT STUDENT ENGAGEMENT?

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Sep 20, 2019

Artificial intelligence is having a huge impact on education, transforming the sector in many positive ways and its impact is growing. In fact, the artificial intelligence sector in the U.S. education market is expected to grow 47.5% between 2017 and 2021 according to the latest market research repo...

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How innovations in teaching and learning help education leapfrog HOW INNOVATIONS IN TEACHING AND LEARNING HELP EDUCATION LEAPFROG

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Sep 19, 2019

As the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) begins, attention is focused on progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). With only a decade left to achieve them, it could take a century before all children are learning at the levels needed to thrive today and in th...

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4 Ways for K–12 Administrators to Master Google Classroom 4 WAYS FOR K–12 ADMINISTRATORS TO MASTER GOOGLE CLASSROOM

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Sep 19, 2019

Educators face a constant challenge of organizing resources and time, both in the classroom and out.More often than not, it’s the administrative workload that eats up a majority of an educator’s time. I’ve found that digital tools schools used to keep students on track work just as...

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WHAT ARE DIGITAL CREDENTIALS AND WHAT DO THEY MEAN FOR EDUCATION? WHAT ARE DIGITAL CREDENTIALS AND WHAT DO THEY MEAN FOR EDUCATION?

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Sep 18, 2019

Digital credentials can be found in a variety of places. In educational games, a learner may get a badge after reaching a certain level or mastering a certain skill within the game. In the workforce, a digital badge certifies that a person has taken a professional development course and demonstrated...

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Meaningful Grades in Physical Education MEANINGFUL GRADES IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION

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Sep 17, 2019

Let’s be honest: grades are the worst. In many situations, you – the qualified, expert teacher – are forced to use somebody else’s system despite knowing that it is flawed. Also, society puts so much darn emphasis on school grades that they (wrongfully) become the sole indica...

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TEACHING MATH WITH TECHNOLOGY: 8 VIRTUAL RESOURCES TEACHING MATH WITH TECHNOLOGY: 8 VIRTUAL RESOURCES

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Sep 17, 2019

Research shows that teachers can integrate technology to help students grasp mathematical procedures and develop advanced mathematical proficiencies. The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) added that technological tools are necessary for engaging students. The primary offering is a c...

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When CISOs Are Independent of CIOs, Higher Ed Institutions Benefit WHEN CISOS ARE INDEPENDENT OF CIOS, HIGHER ED INSTITUTIONS BENEFIT

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Sep 17, 2019

A growing number of laws and regulators are strongly suggesting, if not demanding, that CISOs not report to CIOs. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation calls for a privacy officer that reports to the senior level of management. Many of us expect to see GDPR-like regulations s...

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Why efforts to get kids into STEM could be making education inequality worse WHY EFFORTS TO GET KIDS INTO STEM COULD BE MAKING EDUCATION INEQUALITY WORSE

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Sep 16, 2019

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education is a priority for governments around the world. For example, the UK’s current commitment to increasing investment in research and development to 2.4 percent of GDP by 2027 means that we need to train 260,000 more researchers to...

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Lines Blur Between K-12 and College: What It Means for IT Leaders LINES BLUR BETWEEN K-12 AND COLLEGE: WHAT IT MEANS FOR IT LEADERS

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Sep 16, 2019

It’s the latest example of how comfortable K–12 educators and students have become with remote learning. It’s also an example of how K–12 technology experiences increasingly set student expectations for what’s possible — and preferable — at the collegiate le...

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Emerging Technologies: Reimagining How Students Learn With eLearning EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES: REIMAGINING HOW STUDENTS LEARN WITH ELEARNING

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Sep 14, 2019

Technology is increasingly becoming commonplace in the recent educational scenario. Leveraging technology in the classroom enhances teaching and learning and it adds a new dimension to the overall learning experience. Learning has already progressed from the traditional textbook-based approach towar...

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How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12 HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN IMPROVE DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP IN K–12

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Sep 13, 2019

As technology is further integrated into the classroom, digital citizenship is an essential skill all students need to possess. Responsible technology use is imperative for maintaining a safe learning environment and preparing students to be capable users in a technology-enabled workforce. “Di...

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AR isn’t a fad in education – it’s the future! AR ISN’T A FAD IN EDUCATION – IT’S THE FUTURE!

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Sep 12, 2019

More than just a fad technology that was used for capturing Pokemon in 2016, augmented reality (or AR) is creating incredible possibilities across numerous industries – not least in education. It’s offering some of the most exciting classroom innovations of recent times and already funda...

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ARE YOU AN EDTECH INTERN OR ENTREPRENEUR? ARE YOU AN EDTECH INTERN OR ENTREPRENEUR?

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Sep 12, 2019

How many times have you wondered if you have what it takes? You’ve got plenty of ideas about technology in education. You want to put your ideas to good use in an edtech company. There are many tips for entrepreneurs and interns wanting to solve education problems with technology will keep you...

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The Future of Work Is the Future of Higher Education THE FUTURE OF WORK IS THE FUTURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION

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Sep 11, 2019

Not a day goes by that we are not reminded of the growing gap between the preparation provided by institutions of higher education and the rapidly changing job market. The worry caused by this perceived gap has as much to do with a seeming decline in the return on investment for the rising tuition c...

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Technology Underscores the Promise of a New School Year TECHNOLOGY UNDERSCORES THE PROMISE OF A NEW SCHOOL YEAR

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Sep 11, 2019

As schools across the country reopen for the new academic year, students will be greeted by more than teachers, administrators and their peers. Many will also have new laptops or tablets through one-to-one computing programs, upgraded classroom technology for blended learning, and teachers trained t...

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The Role of Sales in Sales Enablement THE ROLE OF SALES IN SALES ENABLEMENT

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Sep 10, 2019

However, with a regular commute time that consumes a couple of hours each day, I have shifted my focus to podcasts and audiobooks. One of my favorite podcasts is the Inside Sales Enablement series by Scott Santucci and Brian Lambert. In their last episode, they spent time reviewing their thoughts an...

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Implementing Buyer Enablement in Your Sales Enablement Strategy (2019) IMPLEMENTING BUYER ENABLEMENT IN YOUR SALES ENABLEMENT STRATEGY (2019)

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Sep 10, 2019

The majority of the time I only had access to two TV channels, three on a good weather day, and I vividly remember when I first saw a color television. At this time, products and services were limited, and buyer choices were almost non-existent. Fast-forward to 2019. Not only do I have access to hun...

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IOT IN EDUCATION: HOW IT WORKS IOT IN EDUCATION: HOW IT WORKS

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Sep 10, 2019

If you’ve been following new trends, you’ve likely heard of IoT education (or perhaps Internet of Things education). The online education industry has been really pushing for its use in classrooms, and the Internet of Things has made its way into the lives of more and more people through...

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How STEM Education Must Evolve HOW STEM EDUCATION MUST EVOLVE

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Sep 10, 2019

As millions of students head back to school this fall, it is worth looking at how the education they receive now will prepare them to take on society’s big new challenges. Concerns about personal privacy are growing in an age of increasing digital corporate surveillance, social media platforms...

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Free eBook: The Ultimate Guide To Outsource Custom eLearning FREE EBOOK: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO OUTSOURCE CUSTOM ELEARNING

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Sep 09, 2019

eLearning design and development is as much a science as it is an art. Outsourcing custom eLearning development requires careful planning and coordination between both parties. Whether you are new to eLearning and looking for external expertise or looking to outsource part of the effort, this eBook ...

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THE LEAN STARTUP METHODOLOGY YOU MUST ADOPT WHEN SHIFTING TO EDTECH THE LEAN STARTUP METHODOLOGY YOU MUST ADOPT WHEN SHIFTING TO EDTECH

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Sep 09, 2019

It seems like there are two kinds of planning styles for teachers. The first teacher will plan out the entire academic year, beginning at the end and working backward to the first day of school. The second teacher flies by the seat of their pants, hoping for instructional inspiration on the way in f...

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How Technology Can Improve Physical Safety in Schools HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN IMPROVE PHYSICAL SAFETY IN SCHOOLS

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Sep 09, 2019

What solutions should school leaders consider for securing the physical safety and well-being of students and adults? There are options such as cameras and sensors that can detect everything from children using e-cigarettes to individuals entering or exiting school grounds, along with analytics soft...

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6 Ways to Market Your School Without Social Media 6 WAYS TO MARKET YOUR SCHOOL WITHOUT SOCIAL MEDIA

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Sep 08, 2019

Social media can be exhausting. Knowing when to post, how much to post and what to post is a cyclical series of questions that seems to keep the answers just out of reach. While there are tried and true tips and tricks to maximizing engagement, a school’s marketing lead can have varying degree...

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How K–12 Classrooms Can Benefit from Robotics HOW K–12 CLASSROOMS CAN BENEFIT FROM ROBOTICS

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Sep 06, 2019

Classrooms are dynamically impacted by the dual forces of technological evolution and student expectation. This is especially critical in K–12 environments as millennials age out of the school system and are replaced by Generation Z. McKinsey & Company notes that Gen Z is composed of digit...

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5 Awesome New Technologies in College Classrooms 5 AWESOME NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN COLLEGE CLASSROOMS

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Sep 06, 2019

Nowadays, a college classroom offers more opportunities for students than ever before. Many of these opportunities are available as a result of awesome technologies that have been specially developed for students. Individuals who are pursuing their degree can communicate with their tutors from anywh...

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E-learning helps balance study and work E-LEARNING HELPS BALANCE STUDY AND WORK

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Sep 05, 2019

Over 3 crore students prepare for competitive exams every year in the country. A considerable percentage of them pursue a full-time job as well. In such a scenario, most of them either join evening or weekend coaching classes. This involves travelling to the institute every day after work, or settin...

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How has online tech helped education to progress? HOW HAS ONLINE TECH HELPED EDUCATION TO PROGRESS?

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Sep 05, 2019

One thing that everyone can agree on now is how much impact technology has had on all our lives. This is certainly true for online technology, which makes use of the internet to operate. From streaming music though your smartphone to Skype and emails at work, online tech plays a massive role in how ...

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6 Assistive Technologies That Can Help Students Reach Their Full Potential 6 ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES THAT CAN HELP STUDENTS REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL

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Sep 05, 2019

Over the past 10 years, the number of U.S. students enrolled in special education programs rose 30 percent. In fact, the National Education Association found nearly every general classroom across the country includes at least one student with a disability. As the number of these students continues t...

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Blending in Technology Boosts K–12 Instruction BLENDING IN TECHNOLOGY BOOSTS K–12 INSTRUCTION

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Sep 04, 2019

Technology is an ideal vehicle for teachers to better blend classroom instruction with learning opportunities occuring outside of the traditional school day — and outside of the brick-and-mortar school building. By bridging the gap between physical and online spaces, schools see their students...

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CHANGE YOUR EDTECH STARTUP MODEL NOW CHANGE YOUR EDTECH STARTUP MODEL NOW

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Sep 03, 2019

That’s exactly what some edtech entrepreneurs are still doing. They rely on outdated business models that are no longer sustainable or don’t yield the anticipated results. Some entrepreneurs are so committed to their vision to change school culture that they cannot see the forest for the...

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Artificial Intelligence: Preparing Students for the Future with AI ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: PREPARING STUDENTS FOR THE FUTURE WITH AI

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Sep 03, 2019

Fortunately, there are many individuals and organizations throughout the world who are working toward building the knowledge base and available resources. Key areas are focused on researching and gaining a deeper understanding of artificial intelligence, the concerns surrounding it, the challenges t...

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5 Real Uses of Virtual Reality in Education 5 REAL USES OF VIRTUAL REALITY IN EDUCATION

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Sep 03, 2019

All people know and understand what is altered, virtual, or imaginary reality because all human beings, from children to elderly adults, have fantasies and dreams. For most of us, such reality seems to be something unimportant and irrelevant when it comes to education, profession, or business and gl...

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Are You in the Education or Training Business? ARE YOU IN THE EDUCATION OR TRAINING BUSINESS?

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Aug 30, 2019

A few weeks ago a client asked me to provide some insight into the quality of its online courseware and homegrown LMS, which hosts more than 3,500 courses. Although I started overseeing the creation of online programming more than 30 years ago, this shouldn’t make me an expert, especially give...

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What Can Real-Time Data Analytics Do for Higher Education? WHAT CAN REAL-TIME DATA ANALYTICS DO FOR HIGHER EDUCATION?

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Aug 29, 2019

Universities are improving their data analytics programs using real-time dashboards that gather and update student data profiles using multiple data points, from financial information to academic performance, to help advisers and faculty provide better support to students. Some institutions are alre...

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What happened to bilingual education? WHAT HAPPENED TO BILINGUAL EDUCATION?

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Aug 28, 2019

Discussions of the benefits of a bilingual education often emphasize how it improves critical thinking, encourages a wider understanding of others and develops unique problem-solving skills. These are all true, but perhaps the most important aspect for many parents is that bilingually educated child...

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Gaming for grades: eSports booming in education sector GAMING FOR GRADES: ESPORTS BOOMING IN EDUCATION SECTOR

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Aug 28, 2019

The report, which surveyed 281 technical and administrative leaders across K-12 and higher education in North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe, and Middle East, found that 1 in 5 schools already have an esports program, and 71% are considering or might consider adding an esports program ...

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What the education industry must do to protect itself from cyber attacks WHAT THE EDUCATION INDUSTRY MUST DO TO PROTECT ITSELF FROM CYBER ATTACKS

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Aug 28, 2019

Data breaches show no signs of slowing down and companies across many industry verticals fall victim to what now seems to be a regular occurrence. Most attention around data breaches is on the commercial side, with Capital One being the recent high-profile breach, compromising the personal informati...

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Artificial Intelligence, Authentic Impact: How Educational AI is Making the Grade ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, AUTHENTIC IMPACT: HOW EDUCATIONAL AI IS MAKING THE GRADE

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Aug 27, 2019

Adoption of artificial intelligence is on the rise: According to research firm Gartner, 37 percent of organizations have now “implemented AI in some form,” and adoption is up 270 percent over the past four years. Schools are following suit: Technavio’s “Artificial Intelligenc...

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GETTING EDTECH AND EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES LIST APPROVAL IN EACH STATE IN THE U.S. GETTING EDTECH AND EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES LIST APPROVAL IN EACH STATE IN THE U.S.

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Aug 26, 2019

You’ve got the solution for the challenges that educators face. Your edtech product has launched and your educational resources are ready for classroom use. Already, your future consumers are eagerly waiting for them with great anticipation because you’ve saturated the market with advert...

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How Learning Theories Affect eLearning? HOW LEARNING THEORIES AFFECT ELEARNING?

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Aug 26, 2019

The behaviorist learning theory is perhaps the oldest of learning theories, used by many educators of the past to teach and instruct learners. According to this theory, learning is an observable change in the behavior of the learner that originates from external conditions. Thus, this theory is all ...

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Are live classes killing offline coaching business? ARE LIVE CLASSES KILLING OFFLINE COACHING BUSINESS?

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Aug 26, 2019

The education and employment industry is going through a sea change. Receiving the same amount of education as a coaching centre can provide is now available at the click of a mouse. Over the past 2-3 decades, the private coaching business has become a huge industry, but will be get affected by live...

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SSD vs. HDD: How Can Each Benefit Higher Education? SSD VS. HDD: HOW CAN EACH BENEFIT HIGHER EDUCATION?

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Aug 22, 2019

When it comes to selecting the PCs, laptops and servers that will power higher education institutions, administrators face a number of choices, including the type of drive that powers these technologies. The question of whether to select solid-state drives (SSD) or hard disk drives (HDD) has become ...

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IS VIRTUAL REALITY THE FUTURE OF ONLINE LEARNING? IS VIRTUAL REALITY THE FUTURE OF ONLINE LEARNING?

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Aug 22, 2019

Education is driving the future of VR more than any other industry outside of gaming. Here's why virtual reality gets such high marks for tutoring, STEM development, field trips and distance education. It’s the Fall 2018 semester and a group of anthropology students are deep in concentrati...

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Reliability concerns raised over pi-top’s STEM learning laptop RELIABILITY CONCERNS RAISED OVER PI-TOP’S STEM LEARNING LAPTOP

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Aug 22, 2019

TechCrunch has learned of a safety issue and a number of product reliability questions being raised about a modular computer made by a London edtech startup that’s intended for children to learn coding and electronics. The product, called the pi-top 3, is a Raspberry Pi-powered laptop with a k...

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Pains and Gains – A VR Story in the Classroom PAINS AND GAINS – A VR STORY IN THE CLASSROOM

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Aug 21, 2019

VR in the classroom is a hot topic these days, fresh on the lips of enthusiastic instructors and neophyte teachers alike. However, this new-ish device is fraught with a painful and potentially expensive learning curve, and an industry pointing teachers in one direction. Is that direction, a teacher-...

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The 5 US colleges that pay off the most for business students THE 5 US COLLEGES THAT PAY OFF THE MOST FOR BUSINESS STUDENTS

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Aug 21, 2019

Business is the most popular undergraduate major for U.S. college students. According to the most recent figures from the Department of Education, U.S. colleges and universities confer some 371,694 bachelor business degrees each year. Majoring in business can open doors to a wide range of profession...

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Creating Content That Improves CX: A Q&A with Lionbridge & Aprimo CREATING CONTENT THAT IMPROVES CX: A Q&A WITH LIONBRIDGE & APRIMO

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Aug 21, 2019

Today’s brands face numerous challenges. They need to create a customized, excellent experience for each and every customer worldwide. To do that, they need to create high-quality, on-target content. They need to create that content quickly, effectively, and for audiences who speak multiple la...

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Going Global 101: How Your Competition Can Be Your Best Resource GOING GLOBAL 101: HOW YOUR COMPETITION CAN BE YOUR BEST RESOURCE

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Aug 20, 2019

Lace-up your sneakers and step up to the starting line: you’re ready to reach countless customers in new markets. You’ve secured your spot in the Global Marketplace (whether by default or design). But before you sprint away, take a good look around you. You are not alone in this race. Yo...

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College Help Desks Use Modern Tech Solutions to Enhance Services COLLEGE HELP DESKS USE MODERN TECH SOLUTIONS TO ENHANCE SERVICES

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Aug 20, 2019

Education sector help desks have one of the lowest initial response times — 27.7 hours, on average — out of nearly 20 industries, according to a comparison of over 20,000 customer metrics by software provider Zendesk. Only two segments, manufacturing and the nonprofit sector, provided sl...

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How Artificial Intelligence Enhances Education HOW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ENHANCES EDUCATION

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Aug 20, 2019

Artificial intelligence has a transformative power. AI changed business, banking, governmental processes, marketing, and any other industry you could think of. It changed education, too. Technology has become an inevitable aspect of the way we approach the learning process.During UNESCO's Mobile...

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Seven Education Trends That Are Driving Tech Implementations SEVEN EDUCATION TRENDS THAT ARE DRIVING TECH IMPLEMENTATIONS

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Aug 19, 2019

Many trends in the education market are technology-driven. Classrooms from kindergarten to doctoral degree courses have evolved from the traditional pedagogy method of a teacher in front of a class to employing a variety of IT solutions that keep students engaged and learning. Managed services provi...

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WHY E-TEXTBOOKS HAVEN’T TAKEN OVER SCHOOLS WHY E-TEXTBOOKS HAVEN’T TAKEN OVER SCHOOLS

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Aug 19, 2019

E-textbooks have not replaced paper books at schools. There are many reasons why e-textbooks are not taking off. Let’s look at a few of them. Even when they have bought an e-textbook, many students print it out so they can make notes and highlight important parts of the text while they are stu...

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Why Choose An LMS For Middle/High Schools WHY CHOOSE AN LMS FOR MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOLS

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Aug 17, 2019

Usually, children and teenagers have a shorter attention span than adults. However, many teachers believe that younger generations have even shorter attention spans because they are plugged into technological devices most of the time. "A Pew Internet survey of nearly 2,500 teachers found that 8...

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4 Steps to a More Secure Higher Education Network 4 STEPS TO A MORE SECURE HIGHER EDUCATION NETWORK

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Aug 16, 2019

Education institutions are among the most common targets for cyberattacks, which means universities will need to be prepared when bad actors try to breach their networks. A recent report IT security company Mimecast found universities reported nine times as many cyberattacks-per-user compared to an ...

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USING THE POWER AND PROMISE OF EDTECH TO EMPOWER ADULT LEARNERS USING THE POWER AND PROMISE OF EDTECH TO EMPOWER ADULT LEARNERS

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Aug 15, 2019

An estimated 36 million adults in the U.S. lack the basic math, language, and digital literacy skills necessary to find well-paying jobs and navigate public and social systems. Technology can increase access to education and provide access to personalized learning so everyone can have success in the...

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5 tips for getting an affordable college education 5 TIPS FOR GETTING AN AFFORDABLE COLLEGE EDUCATION

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Aug 15, 2019

Most people seeking a job or hiring for a job can attest to the importance of formal education. Not only is the training important, but the commitment to finishing school is also appealing to employers. However, paying for formal education is not always feasible. Education costs have risen astronomi...

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DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER

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Aug 14, 2019

What character appears in the most films and television programs? Dracula? God? Santa Claus? All of those make the top ten list, but none is the correct answer. Satan (or The Devil) is a character is more than 840 projects – more than any other character. If you limit the list to mortals, the ...

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CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST? CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST?

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Aug 14, 2019

This is the third in a series of articles on creating, maintaining, and optimizing great customer experiences in the context of mounting concerns about privacy and increasingly strict regulations governing data processing. We address topics such as consent strategies, the role of trust, the elements...

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How Rush University Creates a Center for Lifelike Learning HOW RUSH UNIVERSITY CREATES A CENTER FOR LIFELIKE LEARNING

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Aug 13, 2019

The Rush Center for Clinical Skills and Simulation, part of Chicago’s Rush University, is designed to help faculty achieve a critical mission: teaching students in four separate colleges the skills they’ll need throughout their medical careers. To do that, the 20,000-square-foot facility...

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How educators can use edtech to teach students essential real-life skills HOW EDUCATORS CAN USE EDTECH TO TEACH STUDENTS ESSENTIAL REAL-LIFE SKILLS

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Aug 13, 2019

Technology in the classroom continues to transform the way that teachers teach and students learn. Simple techniques such as incorporating videos into learning or making lectures available online are already breaking down barriers when it comes to different learning styles, teaching students from a ...

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Is Online Learning More Effective than Face-to-Face Learning? IS ONLINE LEARNING MORE EFFECTIVE THAN FACE-TO-FACE LEARNING?

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Aug 12, 2019

Just like every single aspect of our lives is touched by technology and innovation, education has also evolved at an incredible speed over the past several years. Old-school methods are still applied in most renowned educational institutions, while some are very open-minded and have started implemen...

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AUTOMATED SPEECH RECOGNITION AND THE FUTURE OF STUDYING AUTOMATED SPEECH RECOGNITION AND THE FUTURE OF STUDYING

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Aug 12, 2019

Tech giants have introduced the world to their speech recognition platforms and we are now accustomed to speaking to Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana and Amazon’s Alexa. This technology has changed the way we find information and it is poised to change the way students study. Auto...

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5 Essential Design Tips For Implementing Emotional Learning 5 ESSENTIAL DESIGN TIPS FOR IMPLEMENTING EMOTIONAL LEARNING

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Aug 11, 2019

If learning design theory consists of a new effort to describe the foundational components of the educational process, it goes without saying that it needs conceptual and technical tools to describe who is involved in a learning activity. It's also important to include resources that are require...

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For Higher Education, Try Taking Courses in Marijuana FOR HIGHER EDUCATION, TRY TAKING COURSES IN MARIJUANA

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Aug 09, 2019

At least two U.S. universities have just introduced high-level courses for students interested in a career in the marijuana business. Maryland University’s School of Pharmacy will offer a master’s degree in medical cannabis. Cornell University—an Ivy League school apparently branch...

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Top 3 Emerging Higher Education Programs Of 2019 TOP 3 EMERGING HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS OF 2019

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Aug 08, 2019

Higher education inquiry volume was up 2.2% in the first half of 2019 compared to the last half of 2018 according to the H1 2019 Higher Education Inquiry Generation Review published by Digital Media Solutions® (DMS). The top five program categories in H1 2019 (January-June) were health, business...

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THE INTERNET OF THINGS FOR EDUCATION: A BRIEF GUIDE THE INTERNET OF THINGS FOR EDUCATION: A BRIEF GUIDE

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Aug 08, 2019

The Internet of Things, or IoT, refers to the billions of physical devices around the world that are now connected to the internet, collecting and sharing data. Thanks to cheap processors and wireless networks, anything with a sensor can become part of the IoT. Educational platforms, students’...

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USING HOLOGRAMS AS CLASSROOM TEACHERS: SCIENCE FICTION OR REALITY? USING HOLOGRAMS AS CLASSROOM TEACHERS: SCIENCE FICTION OR REALITY?

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Aug 07, 2019

Human beings are learning in fundamentally different ways than in years past thanks to eLearning platforms. Now, the number of students enrolled in an online learning course is increasing. eLearning teaching methods have opened the door for all kinds of possibilities in virtual teaching environments...

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HOW CAN SMART CITY TECHNOLOGIES IMPACT EDUCATION? HOW CAN SMART CITY TECHNOLOGIES IMPACT EDUCATION?

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Aug 07, 2019

There are many technical definitions for the term “smart cities”, but this one by Interesting Engineering puts it succinctly, so it’s clear: Smart cities use technology to better population’s living experiences, operating as one big data-driven ecosystem. Data collection will...

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THE PROMISING FUTURE OF THE GAME-BASED LEARNING MARKET THE PROMISING FUTURE OF THE GAME-BASED LEARNING MARKET

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Aug 06, 2019

The advent and success of game-based learning have done away with the educational stigma that enjoyment and education exist on separate planes, only intersecting in short bursts in a seemingly accidental fashion. This groundbreaking methodology of teaching and learning is thriving as an industry, go...

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Four Mega Trends Reshaping Global Learning FOUR MEGA TRENDS RESHAPING GLOBAL LEARNING

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Aug 06, 2019

Imagine school as a series of community-connected projects and skill sprints that develop leadership, collaboration and problem solving skills. Imagine a web of supports that help you make the kind of contribution you’re capable of making. Visit an innovative new school like Purdue Polytechnic...

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4 Tips For Designing Authentic Custom eLearning 4 TIPS FOR DESIGNING AUTHENTIC CUSTOM ELEARNING

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Aug 05, 2019

Using scenarios and simulations allows learners to build skills through practice while giving them a safe place to make mistakes. With this approach, you can easily weave authenticity into all aspects of the eLearning—its look, feel, and sound. To authentically design eLearning courses, you mu...

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The Real Value of Education in 2019 THE REAL VALUE OF EDUCATION IN 2019

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Aug 05, 2019

What is the real value of education? This may seem like a silly question with an obvious answer; however, the United States is in the middle of a crisis that calls these “obvious” answers into question. Americans have been burdened with $1.5 trillion in student debt and the educational s...

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It’s time to reform university education IT’S TIME TO REFORM UNIVERSITY EDUCATION

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Aug 04, 2019

The Commission of University Education (CUE) released a report raising concerns about PhD degrees awarded by Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). The report arose out of an investigation following the 33rd graduation ceremony at the institution whereat 118 PhDs were awarde...

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Adult Learners Come to Campus with Unique Technology Needs ADULT LEARNERS COME TO CAMPUS WITH UNIQUE TECHNOLOGY NEEDS

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Aug 03, 2019

As technology brings sweeping changes to business, healthcare, government and other fields, a similarly dramatic shift is happening in the workforce. Many workers never envisioned a day they’d need to go back to college to stay employable. They now find themselves pursuing different degrees, c...

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Are we ready for a whole new world of education technology in the future? ARE WE READY FOR A WHOLE NEW WORLD OF EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY IN THE FUTURE?

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Aug 02, 2019

Unlike the society of the past where changes were slow, today’s is a rapidly changing world. Gone are the days when people watched just one channel on black and white television sets,had only one radio channel to listen to, a single landline phone for their homes and one work place throughout ...

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FOUR IDEAS FOR REFORMING HIGHER EDUCATION POLICY-MAKING FOUR IDEAS FOR REFORMING HIGHER EDUCATION POLICY-MAKING

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Aug 01, 2019

College students are looking for fresh perspectives, schools with their best interest in mind, and a place to grow academically and professionally in higher education. While many institutions have been serving students for decades (even centuries!), there is always room for improvement. Contemporary...

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Early Adopters Pioneer Virtual Reality Use in Higher Education EARLY ADOPTERS PIONEER VIRTUAL REALITY USE IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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Aug 01, 2019

Students aren’t donning headsets to participate in virtual reality lessons on most college campuses yet, and you won’t find VR on EDUCAUSE’s list of the top 10 strategic technologies institutions are expected to implement this year. But a number of institutions have embraced VR tec...

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Future-Proof Your Career with Lifetime Education FUTURE-PROOF YOUR CAREER WITH LIFETIME EDUCATION

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Aug 01, 2019

In today’s business environment, it’s easier than ever to become irrelevant. New knowledge is being created at such a pace that we can barely keep up, and it’s perpetually expanding. Today’s workers need to keep a finger on the pulse of developments in their fields and consta...

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Alt-Education Is Filling a Void that Colleges Can’t ALT-EDUCATION IS FILLING A VOID THAT COLLEGES CAN’T

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Aug 01, 2019

Is college worth it? Given the fast pace at which information and technology are advancing, the ever-increasing cost of tuition, and the alternatives available on the market today, the choice of whether to attend college may not be as cut and dried as it once was. A Washington Post article reports: ...

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Why People Are Turning to Online Technology for Education WHY PEOPLE ARE TURNING TO ONLINE TECHNOLOGY FOR EDUCATION

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Jul 31, 2019

Most people are well aware of the importance of a good education when it comes to shaping their future. Your educational achievements can affect the type of work you are able to get, the level of earnings you get to enjoy, and what your quality of life will be like. However, in years gone by, not ev...

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FOR EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY TO WORK, IT HAS TO EVOLVE FOR EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY TO WORK, IT HAS TO EVOLVE

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Jul 31, 2019

Schools are being watched more closely than ever and are being held more accountable for the education of their students. But, what does this accountability mean and who is responsible? In America, every child has the right to attend school from kindergarten through high school. American children ar...

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FOUR ACTIVITIES TO INCREASE STUDENT ENGAGEMENT IN HIGHER EDUCATION FOUR ACTIVITIES TO INCREASE STUDENT ENGAGEMENT IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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Jul 30, 2019

Professors are finding it harder to engage their students in today world. When students enroll in higher education institutions, they are looking for a meaningful and contemporary education to prepare them for the ever-changing job market. However, students feel their education is lacking and find i...

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Records show history of long ESA delays at Dept of Education RECORDS SHOW HISTORY OF LONG ESA DELAYS AT DEPT OF EDUCATION

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Jul 30, 2019

Records obtained by Arizona Mirror show that missed deadlines in approving applications for the state’s school voucher program were a common occurrence under former state schools Superintendent Diane Douglas, though the Republican didn’t face the sort of outcry that her Democratic succes...

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How to Make the Most of Virtual College Tours HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF VIRTUAL COLLEGE TOURS

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Jul 30, 2019

Colleges are tapping into 360-degree video and virtual reality to welcome prospective students to campus from hundreds or even thousands of miles away. A virtual tour can function as an early sorting tool for students weighing colleges or as a substitute for those unable to visit. Either way, colleg...

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Giving students a V.O.I.C.E. in your classroom GIVING STUDENTS A V.O.I.C.E. IN YOUR CLASSROOM

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Jul 30, 2019

Look around you! Everything is constantly on the move, changing rapidly, adapting to new needs and contexts of life. But what happened to teaching and learning? These concepts seem to be stuck somewhere in time not being able to fit our reality. If we want to evolve truly and meaningfully, society s...

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The U.S. Education System is Ripe for Innovation—And Investment Can Help THE U.S. EDUCATION SYSTEM IS RIPE FOR INNOVATION—AND INVESTMENT CAN HELP

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Jul 29, 2019

Education is a powerful tool. Often seen as an opportunity for advancement both socially and economically, education lies at the center of a country’s ability to grow, thrive and compete in the global economy. It’s no secret; however, that student performance and equitable access to qual...

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Exploring Immersive Technology in Training and Education EXPLORING IMMERSIVE TECHNOLOGY IN TRAINING AND EDUCATION

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Jul 27, 2019

The burgeoning growth of the immersive learning sector has already thrown up several key benefits: with remote training possible, physical distance between experts and businesses has been all but eradicated; real-life situations can be mirrored, allowing employees to reach greater skill levels in le...

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Classroom Learning Vs. eLearning CLASSROOM LEARNING VS. ELEARNING

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Jul 27, 2019

All you need is a PC tablet smartphone with a good internet connection, and you are good to go. Also, many eLearning providers give away courses that can run independently without requiring an internet connection. However, the new-age learning process over the web has yet to cover a major portion in...

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THE BEST CITIES IN THE U.S. FOR TEACHERS THE BEST CITIES IN THE U.S. FOR TEACHERS

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Jul 26, 2019

It is no secret that teachers in the United States have long felt underappreciated and undervalued for the thousands of hours they dedicate to the education of our youth. Thankfully, there are still several cities and states that provide educators with the opportunity to earn a decent salary while s...

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How to Use Effectively Virtual Reality in Education? HOW TO USE EFFECTIVELY VIRTUAL REALITY IN EDUCATION?

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Jul 25, 2019

A few years ago, virtual reality (VR) in education was too far out in left field to even be considered feasible. It was too futuristic. The high cost of technology prevented using its capabilities to the full. The early 60s saw the first device capable of creating a thorough virtual reality experien...

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PRIVATE COLLEGES IN PERIL: FINANCIAL PRESSURES AND DECLINING ENROLLMENT MAY LEAD TO MORE CLOSURES PRIVATE COLLEGES IN PERIL: FINANCIAL PRESSURES AND DECLINING ENROLLMENT MAY LEAD TO MORE CLOSURES

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Jul 24, 2019

Financial pressure is leading to more and more colleges closing or considering closure. To those who work closely with the financial health of their financial institutions, closure is becoming a genuine possibility. Between 2016 and 2018, the confidence from private college’s CFO’s about...

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Why Is eLearning Content Attractive To The Learners? WHY IS ELEARNING CONTENT ATTRACTIVE TO THE LEARNERS?

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Jul 24, 2019

Face-to-face interaction with learners is not possible in eLearning content, still, learners feel motivated enough not only to engage in eLearning content but also to enjoy learning the skills and knowledge given through the content. In this article, some specialties of eLearning content are explain...

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6 Strategies For Teaching With Bloom’s Taxonomy 6 STRATEGIES FOR TEACHING WITH BLOOM’S TAXONOMY

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Jul 24, 2019

For decades, education reform has been focused on curriculum, assessment, instruction, and more recently standards, and data, with these efforts only bleeding over into how students think briefly, and by chance. This means that the focus of finite teacher and school resources are not on promoting th...

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FOUR COGNITIVE SKILLS SUPERCHARGED BY MUSIC EDUCATION FOUR COGNITIVE SKILLS SUPERCHARGED BY MUSIC EDUCATION

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Jul 23, 2019

In recent times, music programs seem to be one of the elements being reduced or eliminated in schools. However, music has so many educational benefits for all students, not just for those who are musically gifted. Students that are not musically talented can also participate and sharpen different co...

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Making higher ed great again: Trump seeks workforce-geared education MAKING HIGHER ED GREAT AGAIN: TRUMP SEEKS WORKFORCE-GEARED EDUCATION

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Jul 23, 2019

As some Democratic presidential primary candidates are prescribing drastic higher education policy ideas, President Donald Trump sees pushing a workforce-oriented education system as the best way to “Keep America Great.” While specific proposals are not outlined on his campaign website, ...

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9 Crucial classroom accessories every teacher should have 9 CRUCIAL CLASSROOM ACCESSORIES EVERY TEACHER SHOULD HAVE

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Jul 23, 2019

The modern classroom is more challenging than ever, for both students and teachers. High-tech gizmos are making the teaching process easy but they do require time to learn to operate. Of course, there are other classroom accessories that are evergreen and that every teacher will probably need in the...

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The value of education is not what you think THE VALUE OF EDUCATION IS NOT WHAT YOU THINK

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Jul 22, 2019

What is education actually for? What is its value? These may seem like silly questions with obvious answers. But the country is in the midst of a crisis that calls the "obvious" answers into question. We've saddled Americans with an intolerable $1.5 trillion student debt load, but it h...

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VR for Education Market to Grow all Time High with Top Key Players- Woofbert, Zspace VR FOR EDUCATION MARKET TO GROW ALL TIME HIGH WITH TOP KEY PLAYERS- WOOFBERT, ZSPACE

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Jul 22, 2019

Virtual reality (VR) for education is an experience taking place within simulated and immersive environments that can be similar to or completely different from the real world in education filed. Latest Research Report on Global VR for Education Market Added by Garner Insights which covers Market Ov...

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