A FAIR GO FOR ALL STUDENTS

| May 4, 2019

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All higher education students deserve equal support and equal consumer protections. IHEA members call on all candidates for public office to commit to putting students first and support reforms to enable fair and equal participation for all higher education students. “All through high school my passion was music, but the only university course that met my goals was in another state.

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Our multidisciplinary team of surgeons, software engineers and visual effects specialists work together with medical procedure experts to create an fully immersive and interactive surgical simulations. By combining core concepts from gaming, surgical training, and cognitive task analysis, Touch Surgery allows healthcare professionals and patients to learn, practice and teach surgical procedures anytime, anywhere on their mobile devices and assess their cognitive competency accurately through our real-time feedback and data dashboards.

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Special education instructors, like everyone else, turned to an array of digital tools and technologies to continue teaching in the wake of the pandemic. And while most would agree the shift to online learning came with serious challenges, many also found solutions that worked. “This last year was a struggle — I won’t tell you it was not,” says Wendy Thompson, a special education teacher at New Jersey’s A. Harry Moore School. “That being said, we have seen success, and there are things out there that can help.” Thompson, who is also president of the New Jersey Coalition for the Advancement of Assistive and Rehabilitation Technology, says the key is to ensure the tools educators use can be adapted to fit the needs of individual students. “It’s important to approach students where they are and provide them with options for how they can respond and show what they know and what they are learning.”

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What has a global crisis taught us about the future of higher education?

Article | May 3, 2021

The public response during COVID-19 has demonstrated both the perpetual value of education and a renewed appreciation of Australia’s research capability and expertise. At a time when everything has been stripped back to basics and our understanding of ‘essential services’ has been redefined, university education and research have endured.

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Is augmented and virtual reality technology essential for education?

Article | May 3, 2021

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 become commonplace for the classroom of the future. AR and VR is everywhere. Whether it’s an advert, featuring students wearing headsets with a look of excitement on their face, or former education secretary Damian Hinds, who told us last year that immersive technology could transport students to significant points in history, or explore the forest floor from the comfort of their classroom.

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5 Ways AI is Changing Education

Article | May 3, 2021

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 — the most human of the humanities — but that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways in which teachers and school workers can benefit from implementing artificial intelligence.

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Our multidisciplinary team of surgeons, software engineers and visual effects specialists work together with medical procedure experts to create an fully immersive and interactive surgical simulations. By combining core concepts from gaming, surgical training, and cognitive task analysis, Touch Surgery allows healthcare professionals and patients to learn, practice and teach surgical procedures anytime, anywhere on their mobile devices and assess their cognitive competency accurately through our real-time feedback and data dashboards.

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