Digital technology is no longer in the cordoned-off domain of IT; it is being applied to almost every part of a company’s value chain.
In an unusual move intended to shake up how college teaching is done around the world, Carnegie Mellon University today announced that it will give away dozens of the digital-learning software tools it has built over more than a decade—and make their underlying code available for anyone to see and modify.
It was one of the most frequently repeated stories of the year: college students, particularly left-leaning college students, are intolerant…. However, the idea that college students are sheltered and pampered isn’t just wrong; it’s insulting.
I think the reasons for learning to code are the same as the reasons for learning to write. When we learn to write, we are learning how to organize, express, and share ideas. And when we learn to code, we are learning how to organize, express, and share ideas in new ways, in a new medium.
“Many of the builders of technology today haven’t spent enough time thinking about the implications for the world.”
By 2020, the U.S. economy will create 55 million job openings … that emphasize skills like active listening as well as leadership, communication, analytics and administration competencies.
To teach English, Ryder uses a method called design thinking, in which he combines books, inventions and brainstorming to create a new kind of classroom experience.
Code.org has compiled a list of all of their unplugged lessons to use in elementary- and middle-school classrooms.
There are no more professors at the front of the stage — they are engaged in the creation of learning environments that allow people to learn at scales and in ways that have previously been not possible.
Technology has had—and will continue to have—a significant impact on higher education… In fact, technology will become a core differentiator in attracting students and corporate partners.