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  • 30 Ways Google Glass Could be Used for Education (and 2 Reasons it Won't)

    Australia's Open Colleges, an online education organization that says it has educated more than 700,000 students and which boasts "more than 100 years of experience in distance learning," recently published an infographic to spotlight 20 potential uses of Google Glass in the education world.

    Written by Al Sacco04 Nov. 14 02:51
  • Google wastes no time refining Classroom

    Making clear that it's serious about its foray into education software, Google has pushed out a set of enhancements for its Classroom app, barely two months after its release.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez16 Oct. 14 06:45
  • Microsoft and other firms take pledge to protect student privacy

    Microsoft and other companies that provide education technologies and services to U.S. schools aim to assuage parents' concerns about the collection and handling of student data with a pledge to protect that data.

    Written by John Ribeiro07 Oct. 14 18:04
  • Majority of Scottish science academics will vote 'no' in referendum

    A sizable majority of Scottish academics working in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects plan to vote ‘no' in this week's referendum citing worries over future UK research funding, a poll for the Times Higher Education has found.

    Written by John E. Dunn17 Sept. 14 19:25
  • Lessons on millennials and mobility

    What trends and practices are happening in education and banking that other industries will be facing when this new generation dominates the workforce in the not so distant future?

    Written by Divina Paredes06 Aug. 14 06:22
  • Photo Gallery: CIO roundtable on 'Preparing for Generation Mobile'

    Today’s business leaders are cognisant of the need to prepare the workplace for the next generation of staff who are adept at using collaborative and disruptive technologies. But ICT executives in the education sector are already working with this group. They share their insights in a recent CIO roundtable discussion on ‘the next phase of mobility’ held in conjunction with Samsung.

    Written by Divina Paredes12 July 14 12:00
  • CIO Executive Council launches Pathways Express

    The CIO Executive Council has launched Pathways Express, a one-day intensive learning and development program for organisations that want to improve the business acumen of their senior ICT executives.

    Written by CIO Staff24 June 14 16:38
  • FCC proposes $1B per year for Wi-Fi in schools

    U.S. schools could get a cool billion to set up Wi-Fi networks to connect more than 10 million more students by the 2015-2016 school year under a new FCC proposal.

    Written by Stephen Lawson21 June 14 06:21
  • In Pictures: Most popular mobile apps in 6 key industries

    Some industries adopt technology more quickly than others, but even the most careful and slowest-moving industries have bought into the value of mobile apps. Here are the top 10 apps in each of six major industries.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige06 June 14 08:42
  • Bing for schools out of pilot stage, promises ad-free search

    Microsoft is throwing open an advertisement-free version of its Bing search engine to all eligible kindergarten to 12th grade schools in the U.S., after completing the pilot stage of this program that was first run in five large public school districts.

    Written by John Ribeiro23 April 14 17:42