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Considering an innovation practice? Think location, location, location

One of the greatest untapped innovation resources are world-class institutions of higher learning. Institutions of higher learning not only attract top talent but provide on-demand lab environments and nurture a culture of...

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Can EdTech broaden access to future jobs?

Creative deployment of technology can help teachers make their resources go further in preparing students for new roles emerging in the digital economy.

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How a former CIO leads Georgia State University program to train future IT professionals

GSU's Capstone program gives CIS seniors a chance to work on real projects to hone both their technical chops and their soft skills, both of which will accelerate their value in the job market. A Q&A with John Martin, co-director of...

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Is Minecraft the future of education?

Pedagogical gamification provides insight into a fundamental mindset shift that educators and learners must embrace to thrive in the digital age.

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ITIL certification guide: Costs, requirements, levels and paths

ITIL is IT’s go-to framework for delivering IT services. From ITIL Foundation to ITIL Master, here’s everything you need to know about the latest ITIL certifications.

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Lessons from broadcast spectrum auction can help close the Homework Gap

Former Congressman Rick Boucher discusses opportunities that would arise from putting frequencies in the 2.5 GHz Educational Broadband Service spectrum band into an incentive auction. Not only could the government’s share of the...

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Intel’s Native Coders program offers pathway to STEM for Native American students

Intel’s Native Coders initiative provides pathways to computer science for hundreds of Native American high school students through a culturally sensitive curriculum.

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Using data management to build personalized learning experiences

Microsoft’s latest acquisition shows how combining pedagogy and technology can dramatically improve learning outcomes.

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How McGraw-Hill identifies at-risk students

McGraw-Hill Education is developing a project called Insights to surface data from its AI-based assessment and learning system to help identify students who are struggling and at risk of failing.

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How university partnerships are priming tech talent pipelines

Companies are increasingly partnering with colleges and universities to help foster real-world digital skills — and get a head start on hiring for hard-to-fill tech roles.

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Teaching technology, enhanced lives and building local economies

There is a wonderful undercurrent of technology training specifically designed to enhance the lives and standard of living of those attending their classes, while simultaneously helping build local economies and providing a trained...

The 15 most valuable IT certifications today

Looking for a leg up in your IT career? IT certifications remain a proven way to quickly gain valuable skills and demonstrate deeper interest and know-how in a domain that will further your career.

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How a grassroots approach can tackle the digital skills gap

The problem of equipping the next generation with the skills to have a healthy and productive relationship with technology seems a daunting one for many educators. Yet successful initiatives show how a community-level approach can...

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4 ways artificial intelligence will shape the future of learning technology

Artificial intelligence-enabled strategic themes and scenarios will be hallmarks of leading education practices.

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How virtual reality is helping Embry-Riddle transform air crash education

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has turned to virtual reality (VR) to enhance its air crash and safety investigation programs — and to launch a brand-new master’s degree in drone engineering.

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Why aren’t more women in computer science?

Women are equally qualified for careers in computer science and yet there is a shortage of professional talent. Learn how you can be part of the solution.

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Foreseeing the future of EdTech

The history of EdTech and how AI will shape and transform it for years to come.

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IT training: Why the delivery of eLearning content is just as important as the content Itself

How Learning Experience Platforms and Learning Management Systems enhance learning and development of IT professionals.

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