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Teacher Quality Scores Change Depending on Students, School

School districts across the U.S. are increasingly using student test scores to rate the effectiveness of teachers, but a new study found that the scores have less to do with individual teachers and …


Remote Learning Adds Pressure for Teachers Who Work Second Shift as Mothers

The transition to remote learning coupled with an unequal distribution of second-shift responsibilities has placed teachers who are also mothers under immense stress, according to new …


Does Classroom Indoor Environmental Quality Affect Teaching and Learning?

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The COVID-19 pandemic affects all college students, but probably not equally

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With the sudden closure of campuses across the nation to curb the spread of COVID-19 , undergraduate students relocated to a wide variety of living situations, many of which present challenges to learning. Researchers from Penn State and the University of Connecticut have received a one-year $199,156 Rapid Response Research (RAPID) grant from the National Science Foundation to map the complex landscape of challenges faced by students, particularly from underrepresented groups. These insights could help universities and instructors support students with the greatest needs, improve distance learning, and provide an evidence-base for interventions to maintain the

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How Technology Is Changing the Future of Higher Education

This article is part of our latest Learning special report. We’re focusing on Generation Z, which is facing challenges from changing curriculums and new technology to financial aid gaps and homelessness.

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Cruising to class in her driverless car, a student crams from notes projected on the inside of the windshield while she gestures with her hands to shape a 3-D holographic model of her architecture project.

It looks like science fiction, an impression reinforced by the fact that it is being demonstrated in virtual reality in an ultramodern space with overstuffed pillows for seats. But this

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UH College of Technology Receives Transformative Gift from Sugar Land’s HCSS

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A nearly $2 million gift to the College of Technology will endow scholarships and support new infrastructure in its UH at Sugar Land building.

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In recognition of the gift, the first floor of the College of Technology building in Sugar Land will be named the HCSS Floor.

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The gift is a memorial to Sophie Rydin, wife of HCSS CEO, Mike Rydin.

The University of Houston College of Technology is the recipient of a nearly $2 million gift to endow scholarships and support new infrastructure in its University of Houston at Sugar Land building. The gift generously comes from HCSS, a

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Altada Technology Solutions is Delighted to Announce Collaboration with Tangent and Trinity College Dublin in setting up Alsessor, Altada’s AI Accelerator programme

CORK, Ireland, Nov. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Altada Technology Solutions has partnered with Tangent, Trinity College Dublin’s ‘Ideas Workspace’ to create an accelerator program supporting early-stage startups and entrepreneurs in the growth and commercialisation of their businesses. This partnership aims to ultimately embed the initiative in the AI start-up ecosystem and create cornerstones for ambitious, global-reaching businesses. Alsessor has issued a call out to all early-stage Artificial Intelligence startups in Retail, Digital Health, FinTech, InsurTech, Regulatory, and Compliance. This could be a good opportunity for any early-stage company working on AI-based products and services ready for development and commercialisation.

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