Highlights From a Year of Tracking Future Trends in Education

Computer Weekly

If we look back on 2017 in educational technology, some of the biggest surprises were political and cultural. This is the outcome of a combination of forces: our persistent desire to get more people into and through higher education, and our anxieties about the spiraling growth of student debt and college tuition. This movement asks us to rethink technology to address social problems in education and society. Education Technology Higher Education Postsecondary Learning

The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Education

Datacponomy

Artificial Intelligence has the potential to greatly improve and change education systems across the world. The post The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Education appeared first on Dataconomy. Artificial Intelligence Education Carnegie Learning Socratic Thinkster Math

Interview: Equality starts with education, says Salesforce.org exec

Computer Weekly

Everyone needs access to education to create a level playing field for entering the technology industry, but the curriculum needs to change, says Salesforce’s Charlotte Finn

Government announces technical education overhaul

Computer Weekly

Skills minister Nick Boles has announced an overhaul of the delivery of technical education in the UK, including introducing new courses and a focus on creating skilled workers

New Technology Has Changed The Face of Education

Datacponomy

With the advancement of technology over the past few years, we have seen a major change in the education sector. Distance education has totally changed now; The post New Technology Has Changed The Face of Education appeared first on Dataconomy. Education

How CRM Supports Higher Education

IT Toolbox

Outline of the benefits that CRM delivers to the higher education set-up

4 Ways Consumer Education Affects E-Commerce

CTOvision

Because of these factors that contribute to today’s businesses, it’s important that the e-commerce industry invests in their consumer’s education. Furthermore, in order to develop and gain consumers trust and loyalty, companies need to constantly educate their users about their products and services. Below are four ways consumer education can help e-commerce grow. That’s why many corporations spend millions and millions of dollars in educational advertisements.

Teams for Education Updates – May 2018

Perficient - Digital Transformation

As part of Teacher Appreciation Week , Microsoft is thanking our teaching community with some new features within Microsoft Teams for Education. Microsoft has been visiting classrooms around the world to see how teachers and students are using Teams for education.

Government must extend machine learning support across education and industry

Computer Weekly

The Royal Society believes the UK is well placed to make the most of machine learning, but it is early days and technical and policy issues need addressing

Vertical Market Collaboration Scenarios - Education

IT Toolbox

My last post looked at the healthcare vertical, and now the focus shifts to education. Before getting to that, some context needs to be added. The earlier posts have looked at the broader challenge of defining collaboration, and then understanding what that means for your organization

The Impact of IT on Education: 5 Great Elearning Platforms

IT Toolbox

Businesses have flourished due to lower expenses for numerous in-house processes, people have started communicating more easily, but education has also greatly changed

Ankabut creates hyper-connected ecosystem for UEA education

Computer Weekly

United Arab Emirates education network implements cloud-based software to improve students’ access to resources

Isle of Man launches IT and education campus to share tech skills

Computer Weekly

The Isle of Man has opened an IT and Education Campus to teach tech skills to the island’s adults

3 Benefits of an Online Education

IT Toolbox

In recent years, online education has become increasingly popular. It is the educational delivery option that allows people to take classes on their computers via the Internet, and there are quite a few reasons why it has become so common. The following are three great reasons why pursuing online education is an excellent choice

Case study: How the Department for Education deployed flexible IT

Computer Weekly

The Department of Education has upgraded its ageing datacentre to the Azure cloud and Office 365, and rolled out Microsoft Surface devices

UK education system failing to support cyber security profession

Computer Weekly

Countries and companies must act quickly to address the cyber security skills shortage through improvements in education, workforce diversity, training opportunities, security technology and data collection, a report says

Higher education and healthcare use specialist CRM in all but name

Computer Weekly

Customer relationship management software may be targeted at businesses, but the healthcare and higher education industries have redefined it to gain better insight into their users

High percentage of education organisations were victims of DNS attacks in 2016, survey finds

Computer Weekly

The majority of worldwide education organisations were hit with a DNS attack in 2016, according to a survey from EfficientIP

Security Think Tank: Phishing: protect, educate and limit damage

Computer Weekly

What are the most effective types of security controls and end user training approaches to dealing with phishing

Benioff follows Will.i.am on stage to promote Stem education as way out

Computer Weekly

s education drive for black youth and Bono’s anti-AIDS charity, (Red Salesforce founder and CEO Marc Benioff endorses Will.i.am’s

Two-thirds of educators say 3D printing is hard for teachers to use

Computer Weekly

Many schools and educational establishments are implementing 3D printing technologies to help with the curriculum, but teachers are struggling to use the technology

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Educational Content Gets More Viewing Time Than Cats on YouTube

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Google Think has a long but interesting blog post about, “ What Brands Can Learn from Educational Content on YouTube ” Here are some stats from the post: Educational content gets 4X viewing time than animal video content.

Automation and AI require education and training, says CBI

Computer Weekly

Industry and government must collaborate on skills and retraining to get to grips with new innovations, CBI conference told

Big Data Modelling in the Education World

IT Toolbox

Through big data collection and analysis, schools can find the right patterns for students to maximize their success. Perhaps students do better on math tests right after recess, for example, while they test better on English after they?ve ve eaten. As schools learn these details and have real data to back them up, they can better make their case to parents and school boards that changes need to be made

Tech Equity & GovCloud Network Team For Cloud Education

Cloud Musings

GovCloud Network is proud to announce that we have teamed with Tech Equity Ltd to deliver cloud education and training on a global basis.

Security Think Tank: Employees are in the cyber attack firing line, so educate them well

Computer Weekly

What are the best security controls to ensure a safe working environment where employees do not have the unfair pressure of being the first line of cyber defence

NCSC to educate UK politicians on the cyber threat

Computer Weekly

The National Cyber Security Centre is to deliver tailored seminars for politicians on how to protect their email communications and voters’ data to defend against cyber threats to the political system

Work in progress: How Jisc’s shared datacentre vision is shaking up the education sector

Computer Weekly

Computer Weekly gets a progress report from the Jisc shared services datacentre team in Slough about how the education sector is making use of the site

Why Is Employee IT Education Important for Businesses

IT Toolbox

As businesses are always looking to cut down costs, training employees has become their primary goal, especially for large corporations that count thousands of employees

How to Use Educational Offerings to Strengthen Your Email Marketing

IT Toolbox

Our modern marketing columnist offers creative tactics for including educational offerings, online surveys, and loyalty rewards programs in email marketing campaigns

ERP unites large IT firm and education outfit

IT Toolbox

The nation’s largest regional education agency will pay the world’s fifth largest IT and business process services firm nearly $70 million over the next five years to modernize its financial and human resources support systems. The Los Angeles County Office of Education has chosen CGI Group Inc.

Security Think Tank: Use the work environment to educate on cyber security

Computer Weekly

What are the best security controls to ensure a safe working environment where employees do not have the unfair pressure of being the first line of cyber defence

Education needs to study up on fighting ransomware

Network World

It should surprise no one that ransomware is on the rise, but it may be news that education -- not healthcare -- is outstripping other industries for rate of infection, according to a study by security ratings firm BitSight. Organizations in education had the highest rate of infection, with at least one in 10 experiencing ransomware on their networks, according to “The Rising Face of Cyber Crime: Ransomware” report. The rate ranges from 13% of those in education down to 1.5%