05 mai 2019

How Technological Singularity will Change Schools

Techno-News BlogJohn von Neumann was the first to see it coming: eventually, the capacity of machine intelligence would surpass that of the human race. His work with algorithms and quantum mechanics opened the door for exponential growth in computers. More...

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Surprising Edtech Goals of the Chinese

Techno-News BlogThese study opportunities may be in the form of travel and specialty camps, but over 700 million Chinese use the internet regularly, and as many as 78 million learners access courses online. Intimate class sizes and personalized feedback make online learning an attractive alternative to more traditional afterschool programs in China. More...

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How voice-first technology can be used in online learning

Techno-News BlogThe elearning, or online learning industry is experiencing a boom and is projected to be a $200B industry by 2024. At the same time, the world is awakening to the power of voice-first technology. More...

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Moody’s: Competition, consolidation shape online education market

Techno-News BlogCompetition is heating up for colleges online, and new market entrants are gaining share, according to a new analyst report from Moody’s Investors Service, which calls the expansion “a credit positive” for higher education. More...

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5G to Bring About Resurgence in Smart Phone Growth

Techno-News BlogSmart phones will continue to decline for the third straight year in 2019, but the advent of 5G will help propel mobile device growth at least through 2023, according to a new market forecast. According to a report released by IDC, smart phone shipments will decline slightly in 2019 compared with 2018, off 0.8 percent to 1.39 billion devices shipped worldwide. More...

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How Education Is Closing the Digital Divide

Techno-News BlogDesigning high-capacity and widely available networks is essential for meeting the digital learning goals, according to a new SETDA study. More...

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Five Principles for Thinking Like a Futurist

Techno-News BlogIn these five decades we learned a lot, and we still believe—even more strongly than before—that systematic thinking about the future is absolutely essential for helping people make better choices today, whether you are an individual or a member of an educational institution or government organization. More...

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In “Flipped” Classroom, Grad Students, Not Professor, Leading In-Class Instruction of Core Course

Techno-News BlogThe popular physical sciences class titled Global Warming: Understanding the Forecast has adopted a “flipped” class format this quarter, in which students receive primary instruction through videos on Coursera, an online education platform. More...

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7 things you should know about enrollment management

Techno-News BlogNew approaches to enrollment management also reflect a growing expectation that enrollment managers contribute more directly and significantly to institutional efforts to fulfill academic missions, meet financial goals, sustain a diverse and successful student body, and increase access to education. More...

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Udacity restructures operations, lays off 20 percent of its workforce

Techno-News BlogUdacity, the $1 billion online education startup, has laid off about 20 percent of its workforce and is restructuring its operations as the company’s co-founder Sebastian Thrun seeks to bring costs in line with revenue without curbing growth, TechCrunch has learned. More...

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