“The human condition is being challenged as technology creates varied and ever-changing expectations of humans,” according to research firm Gartner. That’s the theme behind 10 strategic predictions it has made for 2020 and beyond: ways that technology will change the way humans interact with their environment and each other.
California State University, Northridge professor Kristen Walker is investigating the price that school districts will pay when it comes to protecting their privacy using ed tech tools through a grant from the National Science Foundation.
“Extended reality (XR) technologies are particularly effective for supporting skills-based and competency-based teaching and learning, according to a new report from EDUCAUSE.”—Source: eCampus News
Administrators at Educause’s convention share tips institutions can use to develop apps that connect students with vital resources and information.
“Iowa could position itself at the forefront of global educational technology development, but officials will need to adopt a “strategic focus” to do so, a state-commissioned report says.”—Source: Center for Digital Education
“In this virtual roundtable, CT talks with leaders who’ve helped shape FLEXspace — from its original vision, to its many new features and applications, to directions it may take in the near future and its growth as a research platform.”—Source: Campus Technology
“As technology brings sweeping changes to business, healthcare, government and other fields, a similarly dramatic shift is happening in the workforce. “—Source: EdTech Magazine
The educational landscape is always changing, and one of the most impactful trends of the modern age is the continuous development of new audiovisual (AV) technologies that allow educators to engage students more deeply and enhance remote learning with seamless audio and video communications.
“‘Classrooms aren’t designed to fit classes.’
That age-old problem is why Kyle Bowen, director of education technology at The Pennsylvania State University, has been focusing on experiences rather than on spaces as that institution’s new rooms are designed.”—Source: University Business
In a recent survey conducted by Barnes & Noble College, 23 percent of college students said classroom technology use at their school is insufficient.