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How New Technology Is Helping A University Grow A World-Class Digital Campus

To remain competitive and agile, universities across the world are building digital campuses. Also known as e-campuses, these cloud-based, online platforms improve the quality and accessibility of educational resources, expanding the geographic scope of universities and increasing the number of …

Rethinking Higher Ed: A Case for Adaptive Learning

Higher education is notorious for adjusting slowly to change. Despite its status quo position on higher learning, the pedagogical view that instruction must be taught in the traditional classroom has long been defeated. Adaptive learning technologies, a hot topic among postsecondary pundits at the …

8 Books Every New Entrepreneur Should Read

In this, perhaps, Golden Age of technology entrepreneurship, Peter Thiel can rest assured he will find an eager audience for his new book, <i>ZERO TO ONE: Notes on startups, Or How to Build the Future</i> (apparently he couldn’t decide).<p>Thiel, who turns 47 next month, was a co-founder of PayPal, and a …

Cornell's New MBA Could Shake Up How Leaders Emerge In Tech

Starting this May, the school will launch a one-year MBA program at its New York tech campus that aims to bridge the gap between tech skills and management ability. If the program proves effective, it could reshape the way leaders emerge in the tech industry.<p>"The goal is to produce leaders for the …

In some MBA classes, women still need to speak up

<i>Linda Chew is enrolled in the two-year, full-time MBA program at Columbia University in New York. Originally from Vancouver, she is a graduate of the commerce program at Queen's University in Kingston. Linda began her career at Deloitte LLP, where she spent four years in its Toronto and Vancouver</i> …

MBA or Accelerator: What's Right for an Aspiring Entrepreneur?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m a 40-year-old living in a suburb of Washington, D.C., married with two kids, and I can’t write code. I spent my career flying airplanes in the military. I would not show up as a likely first-time tech entrepreneur on anyone’s radar.<p>I …

Entrepreneurship

An MBA for the rest of us

I was walking through the Oakland airport a while back when I saw not one, not two, but three billboards trumpeting the splendors of a university …

MOOCs Won’t Replace Business Schools — They’ll Diversify Them

Over the past few years, business school administrators — like other university officials — have been losing sleep over Massive Open Online Courses (or MOOCs), worrying that these low-cost digital alternatives will cannibalize their business model.<p>As elite business schools have started to offer …

Examples of Rubrics

Grading rubrics precisely describe performance expectations. Rubrics offer explicit criteria to help students meet learning objectives. Rubrics also …

Discussion Rubric

University of Wisconsin - Stout — Schedule of Online Courses, Online Certificate Programs, and Graduate Degree <br>Follow us on Facebook.<p>This rubric may …

How Technology Is Warping Your Memory

Take a moment to think about the last time you memorized someone's phone number. Was it way back when, perhaps circa 2001? And when was the last time you were at a dinner party or having a conversation with friends, when you whipped out your smartphone to Google the answer to someone's question? …

Raising Kids In a Digital Age

Last week, the NPR tech team reported a series on kids and digital media, including school-issued iPads, stories about babies and screen time, teens …

‘Exploration first’ boosts classroom learning

<b>STANFORD (US) —</b> Researchers who tweaked the “flipped classroom” model say students perform better when they do hands-on exercises in class before …

Sorry, College Grads, I Probably Won't Hire You

If you're at all interested in media, technology or related fields, please learn a little computer programming.<p>Dear college graduates:<p>The next month is going to be thrilling as you cross this major milestone in your education. Enjoy the pomp and circumstance, the congratulations, and the parties. …

College & University

Inquiry Learning Vs. Standardized Content: Can They Coexist?

So how can you, as a teacher, help move the dialogue forward? First, you can focus on becoming a highly-effective project based learning (PBL) …

Workplace ethics rub off on employees

<b>U. MICHIGAN (US) —</b> Your boss and co-workers may be more important than your morals in deciding whether or not you report unethical behavior at …

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How Does Multitasking Change the Way Kids Learn?

Concern about young people’s use of technology is nothing new, of course. But Rosen’s study, published in the May issue of <i>Computers in Human …

More Doodling Makes For Better Learning

The researchers -- Shaaron Ainsworth, Vaughan Prain, and Russell Tytler -- argue that scientists rely on visualizations in order to make sense of …

The Future of Tablets in Education: Potential Vs. Reality of Consuming Media

In the connected reading mode, we ask students to treat texts as nodes in a network of information. We ask them to quickly synthesize multiple …

What Drives College Students to Learn?

This observation prompted a series of conversations between Hestenes and his colleague about the difference between being able to solve problems and …

How Do You Teach Empathy? Harvard Pilots Game Simulation

The benefits of reading others are well documented, Hahn said. Taking in social perspective helps people become less ego-centric, decreases use of …

School Libraries Struggle with E-Book Loans

Even though there's keen interest on the part of library patrons to check out e-books, making a move to digital loans is not going to be easy. That's …

A Case for Lifelong Kindergarten

Resnick is one of three recipients, including Robert Beichner, a physics professor at North Carolina State University, and Julie Young, president of …

University student crafts app that helps blind smartphone users snap photos

Dustin Adams, a Ph.D student at the University of California at Santa Cruz, has teamed up with colleagues at his school in order to craft an app that helps visually impaired users line up the ideal snapshot. The project started out as a quiz, asking 54 people with varying degrees of ocular …

Can Facebook lead to psychosis? One study says so

Sometimes, normal humans take a liking to clinical terms and adopt them.<p>You go out on a date, and when your friends ask how it went you reply: "Oh, she's psychotic." Or perhaps: "He's delusional."<p>The justifications for such adjectives being used might be simple.<p>In the former case, the lady might …