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Improving the Audio Experience in Collaboration Spaces

Kirsten Nelson | May 22, 2017 10:39 am

There is a multitude of ways to meet and collaborate, but they all depend on a fundamental way we communicate: the voice. Even the most video-intensive, annotated-image-sharing session usually begins with audio, according to Wainhouse Research’s “Voice is the Key to Collaboration.”

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Why There’s Little Consistency in Defining Competency-Based Education

May 23, 2017 9:35 am
Grit. Open. Disruptive innovation. Powerful ideas that seem simple in print quickly take on new, and potentially divergent, meanings as they are applied to policy and practice. Some terms, including “open,” get appended to specific use cases. Others become “bastardized,” in the words of Clayton Christensen, who coined “disruptive innovation.”  

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Six Key Considerations for Innovative Proposals

May 15, 2017 4:21 pm
Has this happened to you? You’ve got a great idea, developed a well-researched proposal, and presented it to a senior decision maker. You were sure that your proposal would be approved and funded, but then were surprised and confused to learn that it wasn’t.

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Social media use remains thorny issue for academics and colleges

May 15, 2017 4:19 pm
The popularity of Twitter and other social media platforms can pose a challenge for college professors and administrators; educators often find it useful as a way to disseminate their work, but it can reflect on the school if their research (and opinions) are controversial, The Atlantic reports.

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DeVos: We’re Just ‘Scratching the Surface’ of Ed with Tech

May 15, 2017 4:18 pm
The new Secretary of the Department of Education told an audience of education innovators that she believed the role of technology in education has just begun to “scratch the surface,” particularly in bringing “new opportunities” to rural populations.

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Khan Academy Has Inspired Imitations Across Disciplines. MEDSKL is the Latest.

May 15, 2017 4:16 pm
If imitation is the highest form of flattery, Salman Khan should feel honored. Since he introduced Khan Academy in 2006, the free, open-access education platform has inspired several knock-offs focused on specific disciplines. The latest, MEDSKL, aims to provide comprehensive medical content for use inside and outside the classroom.

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Roland Announces New Partnership with Playing For Change Foundation

May 15, 2017 12:21 pm

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