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Salesforce.org Expands Education Data Architecture

Salesforce.org has announced Education Data Architecture, an expansion of the Higher Education Data Architecture that is the foundation of its Education Cloud.

Colorado State Pilot Tests Connecting Remote and In-Class Students

Colorado State University's College of Business has set up a pilot for what it calls a first for a business school: a blended classroom that connects on-campus and remote students in real time. The approach uses technology from mashme.io for live connectivity and collaboration.

University of Wisconsin Adds Tech Bootcamp as Continuing Ed

A Wisconsin university has signed on with an online bootcamp to provide crash courses in in-demand tech skills to address the state's job training needs. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's School of Continuing Education is working with coding school Thinkful on the initiative.

Recruiters Value Degrees and Credentials Equally

Recruiters give equal value to degrees and credentials when they're considering new candidates. Across the board, the top qualities — knowledge of industry trends, technical skills, specialized knowledge, networking skills and so on — are the same whether a student arrives with a full-fledged degree or credentials from alternatives.



Deep Learning Helps U Missouri Researchers Predict New Material Behaviors

A research project at the University of Missouri is using "deep learning" to develop new materials and hopes high-performance computing can speed the process along.

Virtual Bookstore to Save Goucher College Students Up to 70 Percent on Textbooks

This fall, students at Goucher College can save up to 70 percent off publisher list textbook prices thanks to the institution's partnership with eCampus.com.

10 Emerging Trends in Analytics Every CIO Should Know About

Augmented analytics and “explainable AI” are just two changes to data and analytics technology that should have "significant disruptive potential" over operations in the next three to five years.

U.S. College Seniors Beat Peers from China, India, Russia on CS Exam

Undergraduate seniors in the United States showed much higher levels of skill in computer science than their peers in China, India and Russia. A research project led by Stanford University's Prashant Loyalka in the Graduate School of Education made the discovery after testing students on a two-hour standardized exam given in the same languages their classes were delivered in.

New Online Math Homework System Aims to Disrupt Courseware Industry

Ed tech startup Derivita today launched its new online homework system, a computer algebra tool designed to provide an affordable alternative to traditional course materials.

5 Myths of AI

No, artificial intelligence can't replace the human brain, and no, we'll never really be able to make AI bias-free.

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