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Teaching and Tech From Across the Web, w/e 11-03-18

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Informative, inspiring, or just plain interesting education and digital technology content from across the web, posted on Twitter over the past week and collected here to share with our blog readers.

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This week in the wrap … lots going on with AI in higher ed in the US: the US Department of Education has awarded nearly a million dollars in grants to students at Worcester Polytechnic Institute to make advances in Artificial Intelliegence and some major uni's are creating their own AI institutes, Will Richardson over at ‘Modern Learners' continues to explore changing education at a fundamental level, many higher ed faculty seem largely unaware of instructional design, and there's more to explore! 

“Making generalizations about how children learn based on their behavior in school is like making generalizations about killer whales based on their behavior at Sea World.”
https://modernlearners.com/designing-for-learning/

U.S. DOE awards $895,000 to Worcester Polytechnic Institute to provide six Artificial Intelliegence fellowships to graduate students to help foster global competitiveness
http://www.wbjournal.com/article/20181102/NEWS01/181109988

This supports my assertion that the quality of most online courses probably leaves a lot to be desired: Invisibility of instructional designers is among most surprising findings of new Inside #HigherEd Survey of Faculty Attitudes on #EdTech
https://www.insidehighered.com/digital-learning/article/2018/10/31/survey-professors-shows-surprising-lack-awareness-instructional#disqus_thread

‘School is very oppressive’: why home-schooling is on the rise in U.K.
https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/nov/03/get-to-be-free-rise-in-home-schooling

How Technology is Hijacking Your Mind — from a Magician and Google Design Ethicist
https://medium.com/thrive-global/how-technology-hijacks-peoples-minds-from-a-magician-and-google-s-design-ethicist-56d62ef5edf3

A High School Education and College Degree All in One
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/01/education/learning/a-high-school-education-and-college-degree-all-in-one.html

First foldable smartphone/tablet?
https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/10/31/18048252/rouyu-flexipai-foldable-smartphone-folding-screen-china

Giving Classroom Experiences (Like VR) More… Dimension
https://www.insidehighered.com/digital-learning/article/2018/11/02/virtual-reality-other-3-d-tools-enhance-classroom-experiences

The University of California, Berkeley, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology are creating entirely new institutions to come to terms with the ubiquity of data and the rise of AI 
https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2018/11/02/big-data-ai-prompt-major-expansions-uc-berkeley-and-mit

Want Digital Transformation? Encourage Continuous Learning for All Employees
https://www.forbes.com/sites/danielnewman/2018/10/30/want-digital-transformation-encourage-continuous-learning-for-all-employees/#330b7f167fe3

RT @ValaAfshar: 14 technologies of next decade:
1 (ML)
2 ⌚️ 3 ⛓ 4 3D print 5 mobile 6 autonomous cars 7 mobile internet 8 robotics 9 VR/AR 10 wireless power 11 quantum computing 12 5G 13 voice assistant 14 cybersecurity

 

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