25 février 2019

Letter from Australia: the online avalanche?

Stephen Downes PhotoBy Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Letter from Australia: the online avalanche?
Julie Hare, Wonkhe, 2018/12/04

This article is - well - odd. Like the beautifully groomed and very placid snow run used to illustrate 'avalanche' odd. More...

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Report Fails to Sufficiently Address the Evidence Surrounding Teacher Evaluation

Stephen Downes PhotoBy Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Report Fails to Sufficiently Address the Evidence Surrounding Teacher Evaluation
National Education Policy Center, 2018/12/04

Normally I prefer to link to the actual links, but this newsletter article excels in providing a summary of the original report and the criticism. More...

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Reproducibility of Scientific Results

Stephen Downes PhotoBy Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Reproducibility of Scientific Results
John Wilcox, Fiona Fidler, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2018/12/04
I am somewhat surprised that the issue of the replication of research results has merited its own article in the Stanford Encyclopedia, but at the same time, I consider the article to be a valuable treatment of the subject. More...

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New Chief of California’s Virtual Community College Wants to Help Solve the State’s Work-Force Problem

Techno-News Blog Heather Hiles will be the new chief executive of California’s fledgling virtual community college, the California Community Colleges system announced on Wednesday. More...

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Did A Robot Write This? How AI Is Impacting Journalism

Techno-News Blog How do you know I am really a human writing this article and not a robot? Several major publications are picking up machine learning tools for content. More...

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Higher Education Revamps Online Education in 2019 as Traditional Enrollment Declines

Techno-News Blog Students’ concerns about the return on investment in their education, coupled with a demand across industries for graduates with more practical skills, are driving changes in the ways universities offer education, according to a report from the Brookings Institution. More...

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Will A.I. Put Lawyers Out Of Business?

Techno-News Blog What is the law but a series of algorithms? Codified instructions proscribing dos and don’ts—ifs and thens. Sounds a lot like computer programming, right. More...

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A Realistic Look at Where AI is Going in 2019

Techno-News Blog When companies say “AI,” they are often using it as a catch-all term for a broad selection of technologies from machine learning and predictive analytics to natural language processing, object recognition and more. More...

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IBM invests $2B for SUNY artificial intelligence hub

Techno-News Blog IBM will invest $2 billion in its New York footprint that will help create an artificial intelligence (AI) research center at the SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Albany, New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last week. More...

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Six Strategic Steps to Digital Learning Success

Techno-News Blog Shiny new technologies can capture well-meaning educators like insects in amber, but the evidence is clear that digital learning can improve student opportunities and outcomes. More...

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