If it were possible to do the Socratic method w/ each of your Ss at one time, would you do it? Could it work? [Christian]

From DSC: For me the Socratic method is still a question mark, in terms of effectiveness. (I suppose it depends on who is yielding the […]

The Year TV Leaped Into The Future [Roettgers]

The Year TV Leaped Into The Future — from protocol.com by Janko Roettgers The lockdowns this year have transformed our homes into offices, schools, concert […]

Teaching with Amazon Alexa [Martinez]

Teaching with Amazon Alexa — from Sylvia Martinez Excerpt: Alexa is a voice-activated, cloud-based virtual assistant, similar to Siri on Apple devices, or Google Assistant. […]

Amazon’s Zoox unveils electric robotaxi that can travel up to 75 mph [Korosec]

Amazon’s Zoox unveils electric robotaxi that can travel up to 75 mph — from techcrunch.com by Kirsten Korosec

Two items re: AI: The good & the not so good

From DSC: The good… London A.I. lab claims breakthrough that could accelerate drug discovery — from nytimes.com by Researchers at DeepMind say they have solved […]

DC: This is not right! When will there be justice?! We need to help Native American colleges, universities, & communities out!

The Digital Divide for Tribal College Students — COVID, CARES Act, and Critical Next Steps — from diverseeducation.com Excerpt: In this episode staff writer Sara […]

Amazon Expands AWS Cloud Training Program [Schaffhauser]

Amazon Expands AWS Cloud Training Program — from campustechnology.com by Dian Schaffhauser Excerpt: Each tuition-free program is intended to help unemployed and underemployed people — […]

Who needs to be discussing/debating “The Social Dilemma” movie? [Christian]

From DSC: Who needs to be discussing/debating “The Social Dilemma” movie? Whether one agrees with the perspectives put forth therein or not, the discussion boards […]

Learning in the Cloud: Canada’s First University to Move Operations into One Secure Cloud Infrastructure Sets the Stage for the Future of Learning [Athabasca U]

Learning in the Cloud: Canada’s First University to Move Operations into One Secure Cloud Infrastructure Sets the Stage for the Future of Learning — from […]

Reflections on “Walmart just started delivering stuff with drones” [Tangermann]

Walmart just started delivering stuff with drones — from futurism.com by Victor Tangermann Excerpt: Walmart just kicked off its own drone delivery pilot, a collaboration with […]

XR for Learning -September 10, 2020

Augmented, virtual, and other mixed reality technologies are rapidly emerging and advancing, creating new and exciting opportunities for training and education. XR for Learning collects […]

But this is the risk everyone who goes into a tech-related career must deal w/…every day. [Christian]

1/2 “Some experts warn that training students or job seekers in skills that corporations say they want might not guarantee a job at the company, […]

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