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IT pros go back to school to advance their careers

To keep pace with change, IT pros are enrolling in courses and programs aimed at expanding their horizons. Here are five areas that are paying off.

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AI/ML in education closes the gap on income inequality

Education for all is the most profound productive and precise answer to income inequality. History has shown time and time again that education in reading, writing and math is the great economic leveler for every human being...

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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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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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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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CIO Digital Magazine, November-December 2016

Cover story: Five winners of the CIO.com and Drexel University Analytics 50 awards share details of their projects, lessons learned and advice.

Special report: platforms play big in the cloud

This latest report in our C-Suite 360 series takes a full-spectrum look at the opportunities and risks in cloud computing, offering up the expert information your organization needs to set its cloud strategy.

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CIO Digital Magazine, October 2016

Cover story: Uniting the digital enterprise. Enterprise mobility management isn't just for mobile devices and apps anymore, it's for truly becoming an extended enterprise.

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