As possibilities for human-computer interaction expand, universities are launching AI programs.
By Aaron Aupperlee, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
July 27th, 2017
Carnegie Mellon University has announced an initiative to bring together its research and education related to artificial intelligence (AI). CMU AI will coordinate faculty, students and staff working on AI in robotics, engineering, language, human-computer interaction, machine learning and more.…
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have quickly become one of the most polarizing developments in higher education. Many in higher ed see these MOOCs as innovations that could mark the turning point in how education is delivered, while others see MOOCs as a distraction, a phase, and a means for diluting a college degree. Whatever your feelings on these massive classes, the developments in how they’re created, delivered, and received have come at a furious pace over the past few months, and we’ve compiled our most pertinent MOOC coverage right here, all in once place.
It doesn’t take a university’s resident budgetary whiz to know that long-term technology cost savings trumps in-the-moment savings, especially when those long-haul savings bring a cutting-edge technology and proven reliability…
Add Technology to Classroom Learning Centers to Boost Engagement for All
July 25, 2017
It’s no secret that 21st century teachers and school administrators are under enormous pressure to differentiate instruction to enhance learning for all students, regardless of ability or their innate interest in the material. The modern classroom is an increasingly diverse place, so it can feel more challenging than ever to reach every student.
Only 33% out of 600,000 students assessed were “success ready” in terms of 21st Century skills such as decision-making and initiative, according to a 2014 study conducted by Gallup, Microsoft and the Pearson Foundation. The Graduate Gap white paper by PAN, a PSI Business, presents a powerful reason why and prescribes a simple recipe for colleges and organizations to better prepare the next generation of workers for career success.
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A Conversation about Compliance with Pace University
July 20, 2017
Pace University is ready for labor law compliance. Are you? Download now to learn from their positive experience how an automated system can deliver accurate audit tracking, improve visibility and accountability, and reduce risk of noncompliance.
The Answers for Absence Management in Higher Education
July 20, 2017
Learn about the true cost of manual absence management and how using an automated absence management solution can help universities see absence trends to better control costs, improve productivity, and reduce unplanned overtime and burnout.