24 novembre 2019

MIT Reaffirms Commitment to Open Access

Techno-News BlogThe Massachusetts Institute of Technology has published its final recommendations on how to increase the open sharing of MIT publications, data, software and educational materials. More...

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Stanford and Michigan university are the most popular among Coursera’s 5 million Indian users

Techno-News BlogA large number of Indians seem happy to forego textbooks and adopt tech-savvy online courses. More...

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The world’s top economists just made the case for why we still need English majors

Techno-News BlogAs humanities majors slump to the lowest level in decades, calls are coming from surprising places for a revival. More...

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AI Can Help You—And Your Boss—Maximize Your Potential. Will You Trust It?

Techno-News BlogWould you trust an Artificial Intelligence (AI) to tell you how to become more effective and successful at your job. More...

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Algorithms are grading student essays across the country. Can this really teach kids how to write better?

Techno-News BlogThe reason it’s so hard to figure out who’s affected by AI grading is because there’s not just one program that’s being used. More...

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Some colleges seek radical solutions to survive

Techno-News BlogMore than 400 colleges and universities still had seats available for freshmen and transfer students after the traditional May 1 deadline to enroll for this fall, the National Association for College Admission Counseling reports. More are likely to go under; Moody’s projects that the pace of college closings will soon reach 15 per year. Yet some campus leaders, asked what steps they’re taking to avoid this fate, responded like the president of one small private liberal arts college in Pennsylvania. More...

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Can States Meet the Demand for Computer Science Classes?

Techno-News BlogA new report, “2019 State of Computer Science Education: Equity and Diversity,” from Code.org and the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA), shows a marked uptick over the past year of states that are getting behind CS in their schools. More...

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Russia Is About to Disconnect From the Internet: What That Means

Techno-News BlogOn Nov. 1, Russia is poised to disconnect from the internet—in theory. That is when a long-planned internet bill will go into effect and lay the foundation for a national network whereby internet service providers are controlled by Roskomnadzor, Russia’s telecom agency. More...

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Ed Dept issues final rules on accreditation and state authorization

Techno-News BlogThe U.S. Department of Education on Thursday published its final rules for accreditation and state authorization for distance education, which it says will foster innovation and reduce the regulatory burden on colleges and accreditors. More...

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Using “Deep Learning” To Foster “Deeper Learning”

Techno-News BlogWhen we teach students, the hope is that they will use their knowledge for the rest of their lives. However, this isn’t always the case. In more recent years, there’s been a higher focus on what’s called “deep learning.” More...

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