Category: Technology

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IMS Global Learning Consortium Enabling Better Digital Credentialing

Competency-Based Education and Extended Transcripts IMS Global Learning Consortium Enabling Better Digital Credentialing | IMS Global Learning Consortium Traditional educational models have placed great emphasis on educational processes and inputs such as strong curriculum development, effective student selection and enrollment, and excellent facilities. Increasingly, however, educational models are focusing on outcomes, the results of educational…
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Creative Robot ??

This article claims that the robot was able to use the crook of its arm to cradle an object to be moved, even though it was never taught that move. How is it possible? One can set up all the necessary preconditions for cradling and the robot can randomly place an object there to see…
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Data Sciences – The New Analytics Paradigm, New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks

TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – October 12, 2015) – Access to data and key information for the purpose of Analytics has been a constant in the Pharmaceutical / Life Sciences / Health Care industries, and this has been true for a great deal of time. Recent industry challenges such as declining R&D productivity, increased levels of regulatory…
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IEEE Spectrum June: Hacking the Human OS

How Big Data Will Revolutionize Medicine Read full article

Big Data in Education

Big Data in Education, the MOOC on methods for educational data mining, is re-launching on EdX starting July 1st. Learn how and when to use key methods for educational data mining and learning analytics on large-scale educational data. Education is increasingly occurring online or in educational software, resulting in an explosion of data that can…
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We Know How You Feel

Computers are learning to read emotion, and the business world can’t wait. Three years ago, archivists at A.T. & T. stumbled upon a rare fragment of computer history: a short film that Jim Henson produced for Ma Bell, in 1963. Henson had been hired to make the film for a conference that the company was…
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Education Technology and the 21st Century Skills Gap

Today’s fast-changing world requires students who not only possess strong skills in areas such as language arts, math, and science but must also be adept at skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, persistence, collaboration, and curiosity. The requisite twenty-first-century skills fall into three broad categories: foundational literacies, competencies, and character qualities. (See the exhibit…
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JetBrains intelligent IDEs now free for students!

JetBrains has made its suite of intelligent IDEs freely available for students. This means that JetBrains IDEs will be more easily accessible for all students, like it is with NetBeans. They will have more flexibility on which IDE to choose. Only, JetBrains IDEs are intelligent and more advanced than NetBeans, which may be of interest…
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Learning Analytics 101

When you hear “analytics”, you might think of webmasters tracking visits to their site (whether it’s e-commerce, a personal blog or otherwise). But learning analytics combines this sort of data analysis with student interaction in online education tools, aiming to create a more integrated and customized learning experience. It uses intelligent data, student performance and…
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