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Internet of ThingsTechnology & IT

Preliminary research on how the Internet of Things will impact education may lead you to believe students will soon be connected to an iPad, RFID scanning objects and getting their own personalized curriculum delivered to their desk. It’s a dreamy new world of individually tailored lessons. It might be prudent

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The US Government is in a fix owing to a rather old-school data collection system available with the Education Department that prevents quick retrieval of data on approximately 40 million Americans with student loans. The student loan portfolio amounts to $1.1 trillion, according to a report published by the Wall

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BBC has launched an initiative across UK to spawn a digitally aware generation that would be more proficient in coding, programming and digital technology. The initiative, entitled Make it Digital, intends to address the requirement of 1.4m digital jobs in the next five years. “BBC Make it Digital is hugely

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Australia based e-learning startup OpenLearning has garnered AU$1.7 million in funding. The new funding will help to fuel the development and implementation of new MOOC-based business models, and stimulate growth in Malaysia, where OpenLearning has been appointed the official MOOC platform for higher education institutions. Having invested $1 million, entrepreneur Clive Mayhew led the

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Data Science

On the surface, E-learning is simple enough to understand. A broad umbrella term that is used to refer to using technology in a learning, educational environment, E-learning could be a number of things; touch-responsive, interactive technological systems in a young classroom, online testing systems, web-based courses, online databases; they all

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Data Science

From apple grower to fine arts student, from software developer to machine learning PhD- Jose Quesada has done it all. Now, he’s established Data Science Retreat, a course to help people with his passion for growth and development to delve into the world of data science. We recently spoke to

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Capira Technologies has launched iBeacon powered app for libraries which provide patrons with a more personalised experience. Beacon Integration allows libraries with CapiraMobile Apps to interact with their patrons using indoor micro location services over Bluetooth. iBeacons are currently used in many retail locations to interact with customers, but are

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Data Analytics has found its way into the US education system where data silos containing performance data of former students are being analysed to predict the outcomes of current ones. According to a Time report approximately 125 schools around the U.S. have been collating and sifting through years of data

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Technology & IT

Amrut is helping change the way India learns. Re-imagining what learning should be. He’s committed to destroying the one-size fits all system and replacing it with personalized learning, empowering the learner to shape their learning and not be a passive recipient. The big debate – Data vs Intuition How many

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Consulting and technology outfit Infosys have today announced they helped UCAS deliver academic results and university places to 400,000 British students back in August. For those unfamiliar with the British higher education system, UCAS is the platform solely responsible for notifying students whether they achieved a place at their University

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