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The rapid and extensive changes in higher education play out within a much larger, global context of change. Technology, globalization, mass enrollments in higher education, and the insatiable need of the global knowledge economy for educated workers is creating enormous pressures on higher education to adapt to meet the need. » more
- Unlocking the potential of technology in educationOver the last years various attempts to legitimate technology in education have been observed. Beginning from the examples of simple digitization of schools books through „iPad school” initiative in the Netherlands till dedicated closed tablet solutions in the USA. At the end of 2014 first adaptive learning solutions were introduced. » more
- Cloud computing services - status and trendsCloud computing services gained in popularity in recent years. Cloud computing, the relatively new information technology discipline, has its roots in older technologies. The paper provides classification and a review of essential services being offered currently by a variety of vendors. » more
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- Minecraft used to teach children molecular chemistryVirtual world-building game Minecraft, played by tens of millions of children worldwide, could be used in schools to teach pupils chemistry. A group of Hull University students created an educational version of the game that allows players to explore specially created molecular structures and understand chemistry.
- Arts education goes MOOCA new platform, Kadenze, was designed to handle the needs of creative arts courses. The world of massive open online courses is getting a little more creative. The latest MOOC platform to launch requires instructors to fly out to L.A. to film their lectures. Each course is assigned a director, producer, designer, writer, musician, video editor, and customer relations liaison. The level of attention paid to production makes clear it is artists who are behind the venture — as they should be. Kadenze is a MOOC platform for the creative arts.