19 avril 2018

Berkeley offers its fastest-growing course – data science – online, for free

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. The fastest-growing course in UC Berkeley’s history — Foundations of Data Science — is being offered free online this spring for the first time through the campus’s online education hub, edX. Data science is becoming important to more and more people because the world is increasingly data-driven — and not just science and tech but the humanities, business and government. More...

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This U of A Indigenous history course is the most popular course in Canada

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. A course created one year ago by the University of Alberta was the most popular online course in Canada in 2017, and is already making inroads into how Canadians understand the history of Indigenous people. With almost 20,000 people enrolled, the free online 12-module course called Indigenous Canada teaches those from an Indigenous perspective. More...

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How can serious games enhance your training delivery?

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. ‘Serious games’ is one of the widely-used buzz phrases in 2018 digital learning resources, but what exactly does it mean for you and your learners? Many buzzwords and new concepts disappear almost as quickly as they arrive, but are serious games different. More...

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Best Practices for Rollout of a Digital Device

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. When a school district decides to implement more edtech in their curriculum, it comes with a major hurdle everyone must face. How can you roll out all of these digital devices at once with the greatest success rates? This is one of the key issues at the heart of edtech programs in their early stages. More...

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All education needs innovation

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. When the 21st Century Michigan Education Commission published a comprehensive report, the recommendations were bold. We must take these recommendations seriously. More...

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What Motivates Good Teaching?

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. As it turns out, certain factors predict professors’ intrinsic and “identified” motivation for teaching (the latter form meaning doing something because it’s seen as important), in support of the authors’ conceptual model. And those kinds of “autonomous” motivations in turn predict greater use of proven, effective teaching methods — namely instructional clarity and higher-order, reflective and integrative, and collaborative learning. More...

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Amazon to close TenMarks online education service after 2018-19 school year

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Amazon will close its TenMarks online math and writing learning service after the 2018-2019 school year, the latest surprise twist in the tech giant’s foray into education technology. More...

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Student engagement at the heart of new online charter school

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Indiana Agriculture & Technology School is a new tuition-free, statewide charter school that couples online learning with labs and project-based activities on a working farm.  Indiana Agriculture & Technology School is a new tuition-free, statewide charter school that couples online learning with labs and project-based activities on a working farm. More...

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Weigh if a Part-Time MBA Program Is the Right Fit

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. There’s growing interest among prospective MBA students to study while working. While enrollment for full-time MBAs decreased significantly in the U.S. between 2005 and 2016, enrollment at part-time programs has risen nearly 20 percent, according to a survey of about 350 accredited business schools from AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. More...

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How EdTech Leaders Can Model EdTech Best Practices

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. First, leaders can get serious about privacy and security. This means that they frequently change their passwords, use two-step authentication where it is available, and avoid falling for phishing schemes. More...

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