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September 20, 2018

Education Technology Insights Weekly Brief

Newsletter for Enterprise Technology Decision Makers

Feature of the Week
Social network tools afford students and institutions with multiple opportunities to improve learning methods such as online tutorials and resources that are shared through social networks.
A regulatory ethics body, involving both public and private entities can ensure the responsible creation and use of AI. Robust feedback mechanisms to report functioning issues and assurance of transparency can build people's trust and willingness.
Educators today are commending the need for connectivity across the world, and for the very purpose, the classrooms are equipped with laptops, tablets, Smartboards, and many other tools for education.
Featured Vendors
GoGuardian provides software for schools to help manage devices and deliver more effective digital learning environments.
The firm offers tools for educators to provide high-quality feedback on students’ projects and presentations using Microsoft Office 365 and Google Docs.
Provides an easy to use and reliable end to end e-assessment platform to simplify the process of digital examinations.
CIO Viewpoint
Brian Fodrey, Assistant Dean for Facilities and Information Technology, CIO, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Designate the appropriate funds to try different solutions knowing that many will not be a good fit or fail all together.
Sharyne Miller, Associate Vice Chancellor of Technology and CIO, University of North Carolina, Wilmington
CIOs often feel as though they are spinning many plates, hoping none of them will fall and break.
CXO Insights
By Nader Qaimari, President, Follett School Solutions
One of the most exciting developments of recent times, and one that has the potential to change how we learn and live, is the advent of artificial intelligence (AI).
By Dennis Bonilla, Executive Dean, College of Information Systems and Technology, School of Business and College of Criminal Justice, University of Phoenix
As a leader of a virtual team, individuals need to develop strategies for engaging and motivating a dispersed group.