Content tagged with Education
posted in April 2013
Groundbreaking Online Library Intrigues Educators
News  |  4/29/2013  | 
Digital Public Library of America gives researchers access to collections that previously would have required visiting another university, lets librarians augment their schools' education.
Higher Ed CIOs Can't Ignore MOOCs Or Politics
Commentary  |  4/29/2013  | 
Now more than ever, a higher education CIO's job hinges on both surviving the academic politics of the institution and mastering bleeding-edge technologies.
Big Data Professors Want Your Data Sets
News  |  4/29/2013  | 
Access to large, relevant data sets is the biggest problem facing business intelligence and data analytics instructors and students, new survey finds.
Education Data: Privacy Backlash Begins
News  |  4/26/2013  | 
Privacy and education experts sound alarms about the movement to capture and analyze more and more student data, even as edu tech companies decry ulterior motives.
CIO Profiles: Ellen Borkowski Of Union College
News  |  4/23/2013  | 
Ellen Borkowski's CIO responsibilities at small liberal arts college include her twin technology objectives: make teaching and learning more effective.
U.K.'s Prized Creative Industry At Risk, Study Says
News  |  4/23/2013  | 
British creative industry must ramp up technological innovation or risk being left behind, says think tank.
Infor Bets $500 Million On Enterprise App Refresh
Commentary  |  4/23/2013  | 
Infor cranks out new user interfaces and social and cloud options for its enterprise apps to take on SAP, Oracle and Microsoft.
Higher Education Taps Teambox For Social Collaboration
News  |  4/22/2013  | 
Teambox, as a task-oriented, cloud-based social collaboration tool, is a flexible option for collaborative learning and other campus projects.
Vidyo Videoconferencing Coming To Internet2
News  |  4/22/2013  | 
Internet2 member universities will soon be able to add Vidyo to their subscriptions for high-speed network access.
Boosting The ROI Of Your IT Degree
Commentary  |  4/18/2013  | 
A technology-focused master's degree can be the key to a better job.
HP Unveils Online 'STEMx' Courses For Teachers
News  |  4/18/2013  | 
HP Catalyst Academy will offer teachers MOOC-driven "mini-courses" on traditional STEM disciplines, plus other high-tech subjects.
London IT Firm Offers Teens Practical Tech Training
News  |  4/18/2013  | 
Bright Technology's eight-week course gives teens hands-on experience in building computers, programming and even interacting with customers.
MOOC Founder Stresses Partnership With Teachers
News  |  4/18/2013  | 
Lynda Weinman assures educators that popular tutorials website Lynda.com wants to be a resource, not a replacement, for schools and universities.
Udemy Comes To Corporate Training
News  |  4/16/2013  | 
Udemy for Organizations lets companies create their own branded learning channels and create private courses with Udemy's tools.
Educational Software Gets Graded
News  |  4/16/2013  | 
Edu Star platform aims to give teachers, schools and developers empirical rankings of education tech tools, accelerating application innovation and deployment.
Workday Adds Android Support, Customization
News  |  4/16/2013  | 
Workday updates of cloud-based HR and finance apps provide new mobile options and more ways to customize deployments.
Distance Learning Regulation Needs Simplification, Officials Say
News  |  4/12/2013  | 
Former education secretary Richard Riley heads effort to make it easier for students to take online classes by standardizing state regulations.
Canvas LMS Maker Launches Open Education Apps Directory
News  |  4/11/2013  | 
Learning management system developer Instructure promotes the Learning Tools Interoperability specification as it preps its own Canvas App Center.
California Expands Use Of MOOCs
News  |  4/11/2013  | 
California expands edX "blended" classroom experiment, sees increase in course pass rates.
Daytona State College Adapts LMS To Improve Student Outcome
News  |  4/11/2013  | 
College uses Desire2Learn to better manage online learning programs as well as measure student achievement.
8 MOOCs Transforming Education
Slideshows  |  4/9/2013  | 
The early market for massive open online courses (MOOCs) brings more approaches than you might realize. Take a look at 8 game changers.
Edmodo: Social Collaboration For Teachers
Commentary  |  4/8/2013  | 
Edmodo's rapidly growing network of teachers, students and education technology publishers are helping it develop into a free learning management system.
Robotics Rumble: Teens Fight For Tech Glory
Slideshows  |  4/1/2013  | 
Go inside a FIRST Robotics regional competition in Ft. Lauderdale, where tomorrow's tech leaders put robot creations to the test.
Robotics Competition: Tomorrow's Tech Talent Has Game
News  |  4/1/2013  | 
At the FIRST Robotics Competition, teens learn about technology trade-offs, strategy and teamwork. NASA and major tech firms say the contest shapes tomorrow's tech leaders.


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