Arizona State University—Tempe, a public research university that was founded in 1885, is the most innovative college in America according to a ranking byU.S. News & World Report. The institution has ranked #1 innovative college in America for the third year in a row and #115 in the National Universities ranking 2018.Read More
IBM will invest $240 million to create the MIT–IBM Watson AI Lab in a 10-year partnership with the MIT with the goal of propelling scientific breakthroughs that unlock the potential of AI. The new lab will focus on fundamental artificial intelligence research with the aim to “advance AI hardware, software, and algorithms related to deep learning and other areas”.Read More
On a new white paper, higher education leaders reflect on the possibilities and challenges of the next 20 years in education technology. They think that the current higher education system is unsustainable and ill-suited for a globally connected world that is constantly changing.Read More
In a discussion paper released by McKinsey Global Institute, experts analyze the role of Artificial Intelligence across industries, among them education. The study states that AI’s successful implementation will depend not only on technical problems but also on ethical issues, for example, the management of students’ data.Read More
The Amazon Alexa team donates 1,600 Echo Dots to Arizona State University as a part of a voice-technology program that aims to improve student experience by providing them with access to information and services for the campus life.Read More
A new cloud-based platform that uses blockchain will allow learners to carry with them a digital, trusted record of their achievements that can be easily and quickly verified by any future employers or educational institutions.Read More
Alternative pathways and credentials have proliferated over the past 15 years, however, a new study shows that evidence of their actual efficacy and return on investment to students is “weak”.
A paper published last month in Teaching and Teacher Education claims that the digital native is a myth. The paper presents scientific evidence showing that there is no such thing as a digital native who is more tech-savvy or good at multitasking than older generations.
The Times Higher Education published on Thursday the results of their Latin America University Rankings 2017. This year, the Tecnológico de Monterrey climbed two positions in the ranking, placing itself in the 6th place of the list and consolidating as the number 1 university in Mexico.Read More
In the past, a college education was enough to find a good-stable job but in today’s economy that is no longer the case. The report Career Pathways: Five Ways to Connect College and Careers argues that postsecondary education needs to be more closely aligned to careers to better equip learners with the skills they need to succeed in the 21st-century economy.Read More