Matt Yauk

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OER for higher ed gets a boost with $5 million pilot program

(Getty Images)<p>The federal spending legislation enacted this month includes money for a new program to support open educational resources (OER) in …

Education

Why Do Learners Drop Out of Online Courses?

Online education is popular. So why do so many learners drop out?Enrollment in online education continues to rise, with more and more learners each …

Education Technology

Two Fantastic Examples of How Technology Changes Teaching and Learning

The professional conscience of every great educator guides them to prepare children with an education that develops the skills and knowledge to be …

Teaching

Getting Social to Engage Learners

As we close in on the end of the first quarter of 2018, many eLearning industry trend predictions are materializing, including increased social …

Talent Management

Penn State University

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A Penn State professor, whose idea to improve K-12 teacher training using virtual reality won a University challenge, will be …

Penn State

Lesson learned? Massive study finds lectures still dominate STEM education

An analysis of more than 2,000 college classes in science, technology, engineering and math has found that 55 percent of STEM classroom interactions …

Stem

​In Move Towards More Online Degrees, Coursera Introduces Its First Bachelor’s

When free online courses known as MOOCs began to take off in 2012, their pitch to investors often included jargon around “disrupting” the way …

Online Education

Google’s DeepMind teaches AI to predict death

DeepMind wants to solve the problem of patient deterioration in hospitals. The Google sister-company fed its AI the historical medical records of about 700,000 US veterans in hopes it will learn to predict changes in patient condition that, unchecked, lead to death.<p>The partnership between DeepMind …

Bank of America admits cryptocurrency is threatening its business model

One of the world’s largest financial institutions admitted in its annual report that cryptocurrency is a looming threat to its business model.<p>According to a report filed with the SEC by Bank of America:<p>Clients may choose to conduct business with other market participants who engage in business or …

How Modern Infrastructure And Machine Intelligence Will Disrupt The Industry

Modern infrastructure and machine intelligence are two trends that will have an impact on every entity of the industry including platform companies, independent software vendors, global system integrators and emerging startups.<p>The convergence of modern infrastructure and machine intelligence will …

Machine Learning

Google offers free 15-hr machine learning crash course as part of AI resource center

The Learn with Google AI website provides ways for people to develop and hone machine learning skills, and apply the technology to real-world …

Artificial Intelligence Is About To Dramatically Change The E-Learning Industry

<i>In what way will AI be incorporated into e-learning in the near future? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Deepak Reddy, Vice Chairman at Aditya Educational Institutions, on …

Pedagogy

Virtual reality prepares business students for digital leadership

At ESMT Berlin business school, executives from some of Germany’s biggest companies are locked in a room, then observed as they try to escape.<p>The …

Education Technology

5 Subtle Metrics That Could Make or Break Your Website

Not keeping track of your website’s metrics, or doing it but not taking action based on what you find, is more or less equal to walking around in …

Web Design

A Comprehensive Website Planning Guide (Part 2)

In Part 1, I emphasized on the importance of recognizing the <i>purpose</i> of your website, and why planning for the web is just as important as planning …

Web Design

The best time of day to learn a new language, according to Duolingo data

Are you a night owl or a morning person?<p>If you’re among the hundreds of millions of people learning a foreign language, being an insomniac could end up working in your favor: If you regularly practice the language you are learning at night, just before you go to sleep, it appears that you’re more …

Language

3 Ways College Football Programs Innovate with VR

3 Ways College Football Programs Innovate with VR meghan.bogardu… Fri, 01/12/2018 - 13:54For today’s college football players, catching a pass may …

Virtual Reality

New NMC Horizon Report Highlights Coding, STEAM as Rising Tech Trends of the Year

By Meghan Bogardus CortezExperts from NMC and CoSN explore the trends and issues facing K–12 schools in the coming year.

Education Technology

CampusPress: WordPress For Education Gets Bigger And Better

The WPMU DEV team is also behind CampusPress, which provides WordPress hosting and services for schools, school districts, and universities. For over …

Cloud Computing

Get the Most Out of Defender and Maximize WordPress Security

Anyone who owns, builds, manages, or hosts WordPress sites should be obsessed with security. It’s not that WordPress isn’t a safe platform to build …

WordPress

Navigation Design: Is the Vertical Menu the New Best Practice?

Before yelling “no”, at least think about the new smartphone generation. The trend is increasing the device’s height, but not the width. Don’t you …

Visual Design

Instructional Design vs. Learning Game Design: What’s the Difference?

Your manager decides to include games and gamification as part of this year’s training strategy. As the instructional designer, she expects you to …

Education Technology

How Lego Education tries to encourage kids into Stem through play-based learning - Inspect-a-Gadget

<i>Lego Education, the more serious branch of the Lego enterprise, aims to provide teachers and other education providers with fun ways to engage</i> …

Education Technology

Crash Course is launching a series all about media literacy

One of my favorite things on the internet is Crash Course, a free, high-quality educational YouTube channel that offers “crash courses” on science, …

How Paul Rand presented logos to clients

Mason began, “The trade mark, which in the spacious days before the invention of the corporate image could afford to live in a measure of ornamental …

Graphic Design

8 Best Social Media Sharing Plugins For WordPress In 2018, Compared

<i>Last updated: 21st February 2018.</i><p>Finding a decent social media sharing plugin for WordPress is more difficult than it should be.<p><b>Crazy isn’t it?</b><p>There …

Infographics

10 Must-Have WordPress Plugins for 2018

You most likely faced a website requirement that was a great deal of extra work. However, even then, you couldn’t quite nail down a solution to your …

Web Design

Are computers better than people at predicting who will commit another crime?

In courtrooms around the United States, computer programs give testimony that helps decide who gets locked up and who walks free.These algorithms are …

Edtech company Kidaptive raises $19.1 million for its adaptive learning platform

Edtech startup Kidaptive, an adaptive-learning company that begin its life with a suite of curriculum-focused iPad games for kids, announced today it has closed on $19.1 million in Series C funding, in a round led by Formation 8 and Korean education company Woongjin ThinkBig. The investment follows …

Education Technology