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5 Ways Machine Learning Is Reshaping Our World

Who here remembers taking computer programming in school? Whether you learned programming by punching holes in a never ending series of cards, or by writing simple DOS or other computer language commands, the fact remained that computers needed an incredibly precise set of instructions to …

Artificial Intelligence

The surprising institutions that refuse to drop the liberal arts

Cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point are required to take humanities and social sciences courses. Photo: U.S. Military AcademyWEST …

How to look for colleges that think outside the classroom

As you make your rounds at the college fair, there is one question you should ask each admissions representative you meet: “What learning …

Leadership Development: 5 Ways to Fill the Soft Skills Gaps

Recent Harvard research indicates that skills such as cooperation, empathy, and flexibility have become increasingly vital in the workplace. The …

Project Management

How Will Education Be Different in 100 Years?

At this year's Aspen Ideas Festival, we asked a group of professors, engineers, and journalists how education will change in a century. "I mean, will you need to know knowledge?" asks the journalist Amanda Ripley. "Or will you just need to be an amazing processor of information and an analyst?" …

The Voice

5 Common Mistakes That Increase the Cost of College

The cost of college is not declining. This is well-known. And with the constant reminder that student loan debt is getting out of hand, parents and students are trying to find ways to make higher education more affordable. Even so, some families may not even realize that they are voluntarily …

India’s Engineering Education Story, With an Eye on Tamil Nadu’s Colleges

Last time, we discussed medical education and with this post, the first of a three-part mini-series, we’ll be taking a deep dive into the other grand …

India

Brain Labs: A Place to Enliven Learning

Although emotion and cognition originate in different parts of the brain, they interact and play a powerful role in learning and memory. According to …

Pedagogy

7 #BYOD Building Blocks for Success

As more and more schools make the decision to embrace student-owned devices for learning, it's important that they incorporate strategies for …

BYOD

Here's where America's 'first kids' went to college

With an eye on first kids who were teenagers or young adults when their parents lived in the White House, as far back as President John F. Kennedy, we looked at their college choices.<p>Take a look below to see who dropped out of college, who failed the bar exam, and whose parents didn't go to their …

College & University

'Show us that you care': a student's view on what makes a perfect teacher

Ofsted has its own ideas about outstanding lessons, but what young people love about teachers is quite different<p>The perfect teacher. In Ofsted’s eyes, that probably means exemplary lesson plans and 30 immaculately marked books with targets for improvement. But, as a 16-year-old, I’m not sure I …

There's going to be a new SAT, and it will be easier than ever

But the College Board, the company that owns and publishes the SAT, changed the test format and content 10 years ago. With the change, the SAT was scored out of 2400.<p>Next year, the College Board is reverting back to the old scoring out of 1600. And better yet for high school students, the changes …

College & University

The summer reading lists at America's most prestigious private schools

It's a time to indulge in the texts that are most appealing, without scrutiny: an easy beach read, a guilty pleasure, or that book you've always meant to start.<p>But students at America's most prestigious private schools must still endure the rigors of homework during their summer vacations with a …

Books
College & University
College & University

America's Prettiest College Campuses

From big Ivy Leagues to teeny tiny liberal arts colleges, there's no shortage of gorgeousness when it comes to higher education. These are our 11 picks for the most beautiful academic establishments in the country.<p><b>Cornell University: Ithaca, New York.</b> <b>View Panoramic.</b><p>A mix of historic and modern, the …

How Going To College Could Change Under Hillary Clinton's New Plan

This week Hillary Clinton released a big, complicated campaign proposal she calls the New College Compact. It's stuffed with ideas that have been brought up by other presidential candidates, both to the left and the right: free tuition (Bernie Sanders); debt-free college (Martin O'Malley); more …

College & University

Obama on liberal college students who want to be "coddled": "That’s not the way we learn"

DES MOINES, Iowa — People concerned about liberal political correctness on college campuses have a powerful ally: President Obama.<p>At a town hall here on college affordability on Monday afternoon, one student asked Obama to respond to Republican presidential contender Ben Carson's proposal to cut …

College & University

24 Online Websites Set to Replace the Traditional College Education

It’s without question that this generation has and will see the biggest shift in education in the past century.<p>Top universities like Harvard, MIT, …

Gary Vaynerchuk

5 must-watch higher education TED talks

The future of higher ed and the role of technology are highlights of these insightful TED talks<p>By now, most internet junkies know about the …

Higher Education

Speexx Blog

Nov20th, 2017<p>By Marije Nieuwenhuis| November 20th, 2017|<p>In 2015, Berlin was designated the fastest growing hub in the world for new companies, with …

New case studies: Mobile learning

Posted on behalf of Dr Richard Walker, E-learning Development Team Manager<p><b>How can mobile learning enhance the student learning experience? What are</b> …

3 Mind-Blowing Truths About Creativity

Bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert will make you reconsider what you thought you knew about creativity.<p>There is no shortage of people out there offering creativity advice. Whether you're willing to invest a Google search or a hefty portion of your training budget, entrepreneurs who want help …

5 Everyday Habits That Kill Your Intelligence

You have already worked a lot to increase your intelligence and this is something you don’t want to lose.<p><b>Many things you probably do every day have a</b> …

19 Signs You're Emotionally Intelligent (And Why It Matters for Your Career)

Uncover 20 signs you're emotionally intelligent and how it has the ability to influence your career.