Technology

Report: Robots stack up to human professors in teaching Intro Stats

Kicker: 
Machine Learning
Smart Title: 

In a study spanning six public universities, students taught statistics mainly through software learned as much as peers taught primarily by humans. And the robots got the job done quicker.

Senate bill hopes to speed up technology licensing process

Smart Title: 

Commercialization offices are fighting a Kauffman proposal that would let researchers take potential commercial ideas to any technology transfer partner, not just their home institution.

Report: Barriers to the rise of artificially intelligent tutors at traditional universities

Kicker: 
Online Education
Smart Title: 

Report identifies potential barriers to the widespread adoption of "machine guided" learning software at colleges and universities.

Colleges ponder the pros and cons of Pinterest as a marketing tool

Section: 
Smart Title: 

Colleges consider the pros and cons of Pinterest, the fast-growing, image-based social media website, as a marketing platform.

Large study shows little difference between human and robot essay graders

Smart Title: 

In the most comprehensive review to date of automated essay grading software, U. of Akron researchers find little difference between grades of robot and human readers.

Traditional colleges aim to boost LMS usage

Kicker: 
Educational Technology
Smart Title: 

Lasell College mandates that all faculty use basic features in the online learning platform, sparking discussion of traditional colleges, LMS usage and the "data revolution."

University builds 'course recommendation engine' to steer students toward completion

Smart Title: 

Austin Peay University says its new automated advising engine can look at a student's proposed schedule and predict her semester GPA within two hundredths of a point.

Students turn to crowdfunding site to bankroll projects and organizations

Section: 
Smart Title: 

Cash-poor students and organizations turn to popular crowdfunding site to fund-raise for projects that institutional sources are unable or unwilling to bankroll.

Stanford professors spin off company to support free online courses

Smart Title: 

Two Stanford professors spin off their experiments with massively open online courses (MOOCs) into a company that could serve as a platform for similar projects.

Campus-themed Internet memes go viral

Section: 
Smart Title: 

With the help of a young entrepreneur and thousands of willing college students, campus-specific Web gags go viral.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Technology
Back to Top