Technologies like Google Glass have great educational potential — with or without the high-priced hardware.
While college presidents are skeptical about massive open online courses (MOOCs), they see plenty of potential "positive impact" with hybrid courses that blend face-to-face and online learning as well as adaptive learning that uses technology to modify lessons based on the progress shown by students.
Education technology company Pearson has developed an assessment tool that allows schools to gauge their institutions' readiness to adopt competency-based education.
Fashion, long recognized as a discipline driven by change, was among the first academic program areas in which Marist College began to develop cutting-edge education applications for the institution's Academic Community Cloud (ACC). The FOLD (Fashion Online Learning Domain), an online community and collaboration environment, emerged to engage students, industry participants, and the wider global fashion world in exploring the fashion discipline and real-world trends.
Gartner has unveiled a new report forecasting that cognizant computing, which the company says is the next phase of the personal cloud movement, "will become one of the strongest forces in consumer-focused IT" in the next few years to "have an immense impact across a range of industries, including mobile devices, mobile apps, wearables, networking, services and cloud providers."
Designed for large classrooms and auditoriums, the PA672W and PA722X offer light output of up to 7,200 lumens and can be stacked to produce a combined resolution of up to 4K.
During its annual conference, BbWorld 2014, taking place this week in Las Vegas, Blackboard has made several announcements regarding new forms of packaging and delivery for its multiple products.
EdX has partnered with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Labor to create an open-platform massive open online course portal powered by edX's open-source platform, with the goal of expanding educational opportunities for people in Saudi Arabia and throughout the Arab world.
Adapt Courseware, a provider of adaptive learning content and resources, has broadened its content repository with new interactive tools, video lectures, practice exercises and assessments in 10 academic disciplines.
Desire2Learn has partnered with ShareStream to integrate the company's asynchronous video tools into its learning platform.