Apple has acquired a startup LearnSprout.com for an undisclosed sum. Learn Spout allows educators to gain insight into student outcomes through their API which pulls real-time data out of student information systems. Having real-time information on a student's potential outcome is very valuable to educational institutions of all sizes. Learn Sprout has made quite a few … [Read more...] about Apple acquires learning app startup
Technology is an ever-changing field, and that includes the area of educational technology. There are several educational technology trends in 2017 we are looking at for the new year. It can be a full-time job trying to keep up with all the advancements in technology each year, and 2017 will not be any different. There are some cool enhancements for technology released in … [Read more...] about Educational Technology Trends in 2016( Updated for 2017)
Darrell West recently published a paper on how mobile technology is leading to a more connected learning environment. In his paper, he remarks on how even with the advances in educational technology, many educators are still using the old methods employed in the 20th century which was based on more of an agricultural and industrial approach to education. Not one that embraces … [Read more...] about How Mobile technology is leading to more connected learning
Let’s face it Technology is an expensive part of any college budget. The question arises again and again, are we really getting our value out of our investment? Where is the return on investment for that Virtual Desktop project? After all college presidents are constantly wondering how they can manage their budget and you can’t do anything in technology for under a 100 grand. … [Read more...] about Allowing your technology to enhance your vision.