Technically, beacons are devices that transmit signals that enable other devices like smartphones(can recognize the signals) to determine their relative proximity. The smartphones run apps that deliver content(trigger an action such as opening a website, playing a video or sound and more) to the users based on that proximity. Beacons go by various names including… Read More ›
In our modern environments, rarely do we get to interact with living things. We’ve gotten so disconnected with our food and the place we live on- Earth. We try to incorporate gardening and outdoor activities into our lives but our typical work and home environments are almost completely sterile. The EcoQube C is a living… Read More ›
The health care professions have embraced a mechanism for assembling and communicating evidence-based advice to practitioners about care for specific clinical conditions. The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) had also published practice guides in education to bring the best available evidence and expertise to bear on the types of systemic challenges that cannot currently be addressed… Read More ›
This is an abstract from the paper : How Should I Offer This Course? The Course Delivery Decision Model (CDDM) (published on MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, Vol. 10, No. 2, June 2014) The emergence of new methods of course delivery has increased the complexity of determining a course’s optimal delivery mode. In this paper, teachers… Read More ›
Envisioned by W3C consortium, “Web on Everything” is one of the goals of “One Web”. (Open Standards, Open Web Platform, Web on Everything) This infographic could extend the topic by showing how technologies pave the way for the future.
An infographic about verbs categorized according to Bloom’s taxonomy, from Mia. Related article: The Differentiator!
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Internet analyst Mary Meeker has just released her latest report on the past year’s Internet trends. The latest edition of the annual Internet Trends report includes: 1. Key Internet trends showing slowing Internet user growth but strong smartphone, tablet and mobile data traffic growth as well as rapid growth in mobile… Read More ›
How Big Data Will Change Our Lives If you’re in the market for a career change or still in school and thinking about your future, consider the growing economy around Big Data and Data Science. It’s not just for computer programmers, mathematicians and statisticians — though that’s a strong factor — but also for business… Read More ›
“Education lies at the very core of our company’s mission, to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.” — Page and Brin Google and other search engines are fundamentally changing the way our brains process and retain information. Is Google Making Us Stupid? When printed books were just introduced in the human… Read More ›
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Jessie Choi [firstname.lastname@example.org], Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong Abstract This study investigates the use of e-portfolios in an independent learning process of learners in English as a second language (ESL). In this study, the instructor uses e-portfolios to manage the self-learning records of learners, to allow learners to interact with peers, and to… Read More ›
Women account for only 11 percent of game designers and 3 percent of programmers, surprised ? Check out this infographic shared by www.webdesigndegreecenter.org. Source: WebDesignDegreeCenter.org The Numbers 51% of U.S households own a dedicated game console. Women 18 or older represent a significantly greater portion of the game-playing population (31%) than boys age 17 or… Read More ›
This infographic is shared by www.topcomputersciencedegrees.com, enjoy the amazing projects from computer scientists! Source: TopComputerScienceDegrees.com By the year 2018, there will be 1.4 million computer specialist jobs available, but only enough college graduates to fill a fraction of them. Here are some amazing projects that may become a part of our future, thanks to computer scientists…. Read More ›
“Ultimate Online Guide to Video Game Design” from OnlineGameDesignSchools.org Our mission in developing this guide is to provide in-depth resources to help you get started in becoming a video game designer. The job of video game designer is much like that of a movie director, and the path to that job is just as varied… Read More ›
Technology companies with more women in management positions have a 34% higher return on investments. How to close the gender gap in Computer Science? This infographic from Best Computer Science Schools tries to answer this question. Source: Best Computer Science Schools Sources: http://anitaborg.org/news/profiles-of-technical-women/famous-women-in-computer-science/ http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/03/science/giving-women-the-access-code.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 http://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/articles/2012/07/12/computer-science-continues-growth-on-college-campuses http://www.cs.purdue.edu/history/history.html http://www-03.ibm.com/ibm/history/ibm100/us/en/icons/compsci/ http://chronicle.com/article/Rebooting-Recruiting-to-Get/135282/ http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/17/science/17comp.html?ex=1178856000&en=8bbc752aa6e61e7a&ei=5070&_r=0 http://www.policymic.com/articles/60305/8-women-who-are-taking-the-tech-world-by-storm http://blog.newrelic.com/2013/08/19/infographic-the-fiercest-women-in-tech-and-why-we-need-more-like-them/?utm_source=TWIT&utm_medium=social_media&utm_content=womenintech&utm_campaign=promotedtweet&mpc=SM-TWIT-generic-en-100-womenintech-august http://blog.newrelic.com/wp-content/uploads/NewRelic_FiercestWomeninTech_FINAL1.png http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/meet-some-of-silicon-valleys-female-executives/2012/07/17/gJQA67aerW_gallery.html#photo=5