Friday, March 24, 2017

TechEDU

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MicroMasters

MITx expands reach of MicroMasters in supply chain management with new paths to a master’s degree.Watch Video In October 2015, MIT launched the MITx MicroMasters credential, which enables online learners to take a semester’s worth...

A survey of 2,462 Advanced Placement (AP) and National Writing Project (NWP) teachers finds that digital technologies are shaping student writing in myriad ways and have also become helpful tools for teaching writing to...

courtesy Cincinatti.com STEM education in the Milford Exempted Village School District is reaching new heights through a program being launched this fall. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Superintendent Dr. Robert Farrell, Milford School...

Maria Klawe, Harvey Mudd College - I’ve been passionate about increasing women’s participation in computer science for more than 25 years. While the number of undergraduate women pursuing some STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) fields like...
Expert

Some people are dramatically better at activities like sports, music and chess than other people. Take the basketball great Stephen Curry. This past season, breaking the record he set last year by over 40...

By Julian Horsey, courtesy Geeky-Gadgets - A new camera kit has been created called the Bigshot that provides everything you need to build your very own camera. The idea behind the Bigshot camera is to help children...

EAST LANSING, Mich. --- Warning: Surfing the internet in class is now linked to poorer test scores, even among the most intelligent and motivated of students. Michigan State University researchers studied laptop use in an...
college

Across the U.S., many soon-to-be high school graduates are excited to begin college. Over the past decades, rates of college enrollment have increased. In 1950, only 16 percent of young people had at least...

ST. LOUIS -- A Washington University electrical engineering professor is suing credit card processor Square in the latest legal dispute over the company's mobile plug-in technology.Robert E. Morley Jr. sued Square and company founders...

Many pressing issues have been calling for attention these days – the unprecedented increase in mortality rates among white Americans, the Black Lives Matter movement and the upending of the Republican Party. At the root...

   Madhavi Ghare is a guest contributor, @MadhaviGhare. According to biology, the term 'evolution' has been defined as 'the change in the inherited traits of a population from a generation to the next'. The idea is...

Andrew Ho, Harvard University Our research teams at Harvard and MIT have shown over and over again that MOOC students look and act nothing like conventional students of either residential universities or online programs. With a...