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Mobile Device Management Services in K-12 Schools
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As BYOD and one-to-one programs spread, K–12 IT teams must ensure they are able to control, monitor and update devices regularly. FREMONT, CA: K–12 students and educators depend strongly on mobile devices for learning and...

Rethinking the Classroom
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Patricia Patria, VP of IT and CIO, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

For some universities, floor-to-ceiling whiteboards are increasingly cropping up in the classroom. For others, it’s all about reconfiguring furniture and open spaces. Still others offer an array of video conferencing technology as a learning...

Top 10 Innovative School District Tech Director
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Natalie Carrignan

7. Natalie Carrignan, Director of Technology, Westport Public Schools Natalie Carrignan has been the Director of Technology for the Westport Public Schools since 2006. In addition to managing the technology department, she is in charge...

The Ethics of Cheating Detection software
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Natasha Abrahams, National President, Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations

As the Australian universities have welcomed increasing numbers of students, a challenge has presented in how to maintain a culture of academic integrity. Contract cheating, in which students outsource assessments to commercial cheating companies,...

ITProTV's Updated Android App Makes IT learning Exciting
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ITProTV’s updated android app makes IT learning fun and interesting for learners with its exciting features. FREMONT, CA: ITProTV, an online membership platform delivering binge-worthy learning to enhance IT skills by bridging the...

Yoga for the CIO: A Flexible and Agile Approach to Collaboration
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Borre B. Ulrichsen, CIO, Gonzaga University

During a meeting the other day, a colleague asked me where I saw our information technology team in 5 years. I replied that one of my primary goals is to increase our agility and flexibility so we can be as responsive as possible to the needs of...

Yoga for the CIO: A Flexible and Agile Approach to Collaboration
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Borre B. Ulrichsen, CIO, Gonzaga University

During a meeting the other day, a colleague asked me where I saw our information technology team in 5 years.  I replied that one of my primary goals is to increase our agility and flexibility so we can be as responsive as possible to the...

Not For a Day or a Month, It's For a Lifetime!
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Eric Goldreyer, CEO

The launch of the digital portfolio has brought significant changes in the EdTech, where students and educators are now being able to store their documents by uploading on the platform for lifetime. FREMONT, CA: “Despite billions of...

Securing Tests and Exams; Need for 360 Degree Security
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Darrin Theriault, Director of Academic Testing & Prior Learning Assessment Coordinator at Kennesaw State University

As a young Tank Platoon Leader in the US Army, I quickly learned the importance of 360-degree security.  The Soldiers and Non-Commissioned Officers in my platoon also taught me that achieving and maintaining 360-degree security is a...

Leveraging Voice Assistants in Universities: Benefits for Students and Institutions
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Today, university students have a variety of tools to connect and engage with technology. Educators and students from universities such as the Northeastern University, Arizona State, and the Georgia Institute of Technology have been experimenting...

EdCast Launches Knowledge Cloud for Efficient Learning to Microsoft Teams
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EdCast, a Mountain View, CA-based company, which provides knowledge management and personalized Learning solutions, has launched AI-based learning, knowledge management, and information discovery for Microsoft Teams users. The application for...

Prescriptive Analytics for Exceptional Customer Experience
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The digitization of people’s daily lives through AI technologies makes it easier and better to manage their physical, emotional, intellectual, and financial well-being. Whether the technology is used by companies or consumers, the advantages...

What Can Technology Do For Physically Challenged Learners?
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Education technologies are transforming the learning systems as the adoption of information and communication technologies has become a norm. The possibility technology creates for physically challenged learner is a revolutionary one among the...

A Step Closer toward Smart Voice Recognition
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The next big thing in the digital world is the voice. In recent years, voice recognition technology has become a popular concept. Organizations and individuals widely use the technology for various advantages. The voice recognition software is...

Leveraging Flash Storage at University Campuses
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According to a recent white paper, higher education institutions that opt for all-flash storage solutions are better placed to move to virtual desktop infrastructure, increase their management of big data, and improve application performance. The...

Digital Learning: How will it Impact the Future of Education?
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Digital education replaces the traditional form of education day-by-day. The learning tools and technology enable students to develop effective self-learning skills. They are able to understand what they need to learn and research using online...

Amazon ML Solutions Lab & Rekognition
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Amazon’s announcements about collaboration with Microsoft on Gluon (a deep learning interface), the opening of ML Solutions Lab to develop AI solutions and new features of Amazon Rekognition (deep learning-based image recognition platform)...

Smartphone-Enabled Smart Learning
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While schools and universities worldwide are striving to digitize education, smartphones are emerging as the preferred technological tool of choice. A study published in The Journal, an education technology news magazine, reveals that around 49...

How AI is Poised to Transform Higher Education
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A report on the Artificial Intelligence Market in the US Education Sector suggests that experts expect AI in education to grow by “47.50 percent during the period 2017-2021.” As such, there is an increasing concern among faculty...

Transforming Education with Mobile Learning
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James Tagliareni, Chief Information Officer, Washburn University

When I joined the College of the Mainland as CIO two years ago, one of my first priorities was to create a mobile campus, so students and faculty can take advantage of mobile devices and wireless technology inside and outside their classrooms....