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IBM and Apple Target Adaptive Learning with the Watson Element App

Ben Davis | October 27, 2016 1:43 pm

Last week, IBM, in partnership with Apple positioned its Watson analytics platform for the K-12 education market with the launch of the Watson Element for Educators app.

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One Size Fits

October 27, 2016 12:58 pm
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There is extensive evidence that demonstrates traditional education is not adequately preparing our students for successful careers in the 21st century. Somewhere between 28 to 40 percent of undergraduate students require remedial coursework to remain viable in their studies.

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5 Tips for Building a Successful Cybersecurity Education Program

October 27, 2016 11:00 am
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With the cybersecurity job market booming, colleges and universities are building education programs to meet growing demand from both students who want to enter the cybersecurity field and the IT industry, which desperately needs more security specialists.

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The 12 Best Universities for Technology and Engineering in the World 2016

October 27, 2016 10:04 am
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Last month Times Higher Education (THE) released its World University Rankings (WUR) for 2016-2017 with the prestigious Oxford University winning the top spot over CalTech.

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How instructors can leverage the online world to sharpen college students’ critical thinking skills

September 28, 2016 9:20 am
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With smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices, students have 24/7 access to news, information, and opinions—not all of which are well-informed or well-intentioned. In truth, we are flooded with a constant stream of information online, from legitimate news and facts to websites and social media posts taking sides in intense political debates.

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Helicopter Parents Have Landed on Campus. Here’s How to Handle Them

September 28, 2016 9:14 am
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Instructors who flunk a student on an exam can reasonably expect to see an email from a concerned parent every so often. “Helicopter parenting” is so common today that faculty include lines in their syllabuses gently reminding students to take ownership on their work—not defer to their parents to ask the professor why their child performed poorly.

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A Coding Camp Specifically Designed for College Students Is Coming to Boston

September 28, 2016 7:10 am
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In recent years, we’ve seen a slew of coding bootcamps pop up across the country, predominantly attracting professionals looking to get into the tech scene. And now, a coding bootcamp specifically meant for college students, from Horizons School of Technology, is starting taking applications for its new Boston program this upcoming summer.

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