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The Friday 4: Your weekly ed-tech rewind

By Laura Devaney, Director of News, @eSN_Laura
August 5th, 2016

Catch up on the most compelling higher-ed news stories you may have missed this week

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Every Friday, I’ll recap some of the most interesting and thought-provoking news developments that occurred over the week.

I can’t fit all of this week’s news stories here, though, so feel free to browse eCampus News and read up on other news you may have missed.

Need the latest in higher ed innovation, how technology could help stop campus sexual assaults, being a CIO in 2016, or more? We’ve got you covered.

Read on for more:

Op-Ed: Is education really innovating?
The Neil deGrasse Tyson of education urges stakeholders to look at the bigger picture when trying to predict the future.
5 things you may not know about being a CIO in 2016
Research from thousands of tech leaders and CIOs say becoming a CIO in 2016 requires specific steps.
How colleges are embracing Pokémon Go
Pokémon Go, the popular augmented reality game from Nintendo that’s sweeping the U.S., has caught the eye of several creative professionals at colleges using the CampusBird Interactive Map and Virtual Tour platform.
Can technology help curb sexual assault on campus?
Can mobile applications truly reduce the number of sexual assaults and rapes that take place on the nation’s college campuses?

About the Author:

Laura Devaney

Laura Ascione Devaney is the Managing Editor, Content Services at eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's prestigious Philip Merrill College of Journalism. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura http://twitter.com/eSN_Laura


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