Trends in Corporate eLearning Part 3: How Companies Use Augmented Reality Learning

In this four-part series about the corporate eLearning realities of virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR), I’ve been exploring both the […]

Edquity, A College Finance Service for Low-Income Learners, Raises $500K in Seed Funding

There are numerous organizations, federal bodies, and institutions themselves that work to make higher education more accessible for low-income American earners. But it can be […]

How Teacher Brand Ambassador Programs Compromise Student Privacy

In today’s media landscape, anyone with a thousand or so followers on Twitter or Instagram can become a microinfluencer. Teachers, who hold the near-captive audience […]

NYPD Develop VR Simulation to Foster Mutual Understanding Among Community Members

On January 22, the New York Police Department announced they have developed a virtual reality (VR) simulation series to help New York’s youth stay out […]

Computer Vision for Classroom “Engagement Detection”: Is it Ethical?

When you’re teaching in a traditional classroom, there is one thing that is usually obvious: When students are bored, lost, or distracted, they let you […]

How Florida Virtual School’s Controversy Has Been Kept Mostly Under Wraps

Over the past year, Florida Virtual School (FLVS), Florida’s statewide, public online secondary school, has dealt with a massive data breach, a series of ongoing […]

Train Online for 2019’s Most In-Demand, High-Paying Jobs

Hoping to find a new and better-compensated job in 2019? On January 10th, LinkedIn published its annual list of “most promising jobs.” To determine which […]

BYJU’S Delivers on Plans to Expand With Acquisition of U.S. Edtech Company

In December, BYJU’S, one of India’s largest tech companies, announced that it had secured $540 million in a private equity funding round. With over half […]

How TV White Space Internet will Bridge the Global Digital Divide: Dr. Rouzbeh Yassini in Conversation

In recent years, a few stories have popped up regarding efforts to bring broadband internet to rural areas via TV broadcast frequencies. Among these, Microsoft […]

Trends in Corporate eLearning Part 1: VR, AR and MR in Learning and Training

It wasn’t all that long ago when speculation about the utility of artificial intelligence felt more like science fiction than science fact. Then along came […]

Online Homework Conflicts with Parental Limits on Kids’ Screen Time

Homework has long been a controversial topic among U.S. parents (to begin, see Time Magazine‘s 1999 article, “The Homework Ate My Family”). But increasingly the […]

Blackboard Ultra and Learn SaaS Are Finally Gaining Steam, According to Blackboard

On Tuesday, Blackboard, the one-time largest proprietary academic LMS provider, announced that their much-troubled premium product (Learn Ultra) is being used by 115 institutions around […]

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