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Undergraduate seniors in the United States showed much higher levels of skill in computer science than their peers in China, India and Russia. A research project led by Stanford University's Prashant Loyalka in the Graduate School of Education made the discovery after testing students on a two-hour standardized exam given in the same languages their classes were delivered in.
This fall, students at Goucher College can save up to 70 percent off publisher list textbook prices thanks to the institution's partnership with eCampus.com.
Challenges Stall More Than Half of Digital Transformation Initiatives eli.zimmerman_9856 Thu, 04/18/2019 - 11:46 Some say digital transformation (DX) is coming to higher education, but I believe it’s already here. The evidence is technology-driven change forcing institutions to confront and adapt in nearly every aspect of campus operations: teaching, recruitment, public safety, facilities management and athletics, to name a few. The inevitability of DX doesn’t mean, however, that these shifts
A research project at the University of Missouri is using "deep learning" to develop new materials and hopes high-performance computing can speed the process along.
A Wisconsin university has signed on with an online bootcamp to provide crash courses in in-demand tech skills to address the state's job training needs. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's School of Continuing Education is working with coding school Thinkful on the initiative.
Faculty preparation for teaching online courses varies widely by institution and is far from consistent, according to a new report gauging how online learning programs are managed. The report, a joint effort of online program manager Learning House and the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), follows up on previous research showing that almost 90 percent of surveyed AASCU schools with online programs experienced barriers around faculty acceptance
Is your college looking for a way to improve workforce development? Check out mixed reality. At EDUCAUSE 2018, educators from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) shared how the university is developing and implementing small- and large-scale immersive augmented reality and mixed reality learning resources with great success. The post Mixed reality is preparing students for the collaborative workforce appeared first on eCampus News.
Virginia Techâ€™s new campus in Northern Virginia was â€œinspiredâ€ by Cornell Tech. We asked Cornellâ€™s president what advice sheâ€™d share.
Carnegie Mellon University's Simon Initiative, a cross-disciplinary effort to develop a "learning engineering ecosystem" for improving student outcomes, is teaming up with open courseware provider Lumen Learning to "share tools for developing, evaluating and continuously improving evidence-based learning materials."
New Architecture-Themed LEGO Sets Debut for 2019–2020 FIRST LEGO League and FIRST LEGO LEAGUE Jr. Season
LEGO Education and FIRST today unveiled two new robotics sets for the 2019-2020 FIRST LEGO League Season, both themed around architecture.