Interactive whiteboards (IWB) and interactive flat panel displays (IFPD) in the education and corporate sectors achieved close to 440,000 unit sales globally in Q3 2014,according to Rave.
In news this week, Coursera will offer material on JetBlue flights, a look at how some institutions are adapting their MOOC policies, the Ed. Department’s efforts to regulation teacher prep, the rise in the Assessment Market, and a push for interoperability among the digital-content market.
In an effort to improve the safety of children on their way to and from schools, school systems are looking into tracking solutions as a way to keep tabs on where students are.
In news this week, Pluralsight has acquired Smarterer, a startup that uses crowd-sourced assessments to evaluate students’ understanding of tech tools and skills. In other news, sales of interactive displays fall in Q3, and LinkedIn launches new education features. EdX also joined the ConnectEd initiative to offer free certifications.
In the news, a new report shows fewer than 20 percent of higher ed faculty have taught online, and Coursera has launched an initiative to work with veterans.
December has always been one of my favorite times of the year. I’ve found it to be a very hectic month in some ways and a quiet one in others.
In news, the Indiana Department of Education got hacked twice. Also, tech companies are scrambling for qualified applicants to fill jobs, and a new initiative aims to connect employers with technical graduates. In other news, video conferencing is still gaining ground.
In news this week, one article highlights the digital resources available to integrate arts education, and a sweepstakes brings technology to two schools And in higher ed, two-thirds of teachers don’t know about open resources.
Blended learning is generally applied to the practice of using both online and direct instruction when teaching, blending technology and traditional practices.
Campus Technology reports that The State University of New York Cobleskill has a new pilot program that uses Google Glass to provide point-of-view video to students in their paramedic and animal hoof health training programs.