9 EXAMPLES OF THE INTERNET OF THINGS IN EDUCATION

| November 6, 2019

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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 operate, the Internet of Things is leaving an indelible imprint on education as a whole. Blackboard is a connected learning environment system used in both K-12 schools and universities. It has everything from virtual classrooms to easy grading functionality. Blackboard hopes to use their interactive collaboration tools to help teachers and students interact better without having to be face-to-face.

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The Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) is the newest postsecondary education institution in the Commonwealth. KCTCS was created by the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Improvement Act of 1997 (House Bill 1). Our 16 colleges and on 68 campuses are deeply rooted in the educational history and tradition of Kentucky. July 1, 2008, marked the 10th anniversary of the unification of Kentucky’s postsecondary community colleges and technical institutions, some dating back to the early 1900’s.

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