Category: Technology News

College technology leaders bracing for virtual fall semester

Western Technical College and UW-La Crosse officials say they are in a better place for online learning
School It Preps For Year

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – The status quo of education is gone and the fall semester will look brand new for students. Two local colleges are getting set for classes that will move online.

Education leaders have to throughout everything they know about back to school. The fall semester will force everyone to adapt.

Western Technical College information technology director Joan Pierce is already

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Creating Tech Solutions to Fight Covid-19: The Real-World Impact of Scheller College’s CDL-Atlanta and TI:GER Global Technology Innovation Practicum

At the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business, practicums are a vital way for students to gain in-depth knowledge and insights into real-world issues. Scheller College’s TI:GER (Technology Innovation: Generating Economic Results) program offers a Global Technology Innovation Practicum that is uniquely positioned to provide students with hands-on experience in tech innovation and strategy to help solve the most pressing problems companies face.

Jonathan Giuliano, executive director and academic director of TI:GER, academic lead of CDL-Atlanta, and professor of the practice in strategy and innovation, led this unique practicum in its inaugural offering this summer semester. This is the only

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AcademicInfluence.com Unveils Machine-Learning Technology for Ranking the World’s Top Colleges and Influential Thought Leaders

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — What worries today’s prospective college students most? Topping the list are two life-altering decisions they don’t want to flub: selecting the right college and choosing the right major.

For students, finding a trusted source for college and degree information to make those huge decisions means sifting through websites that rank colleges without giving users a clear sense for the data, algorithms, and formulas that generated those rankings. In the end, a question lingers: Are these options really the best?

Students need a trustworthy, science-based means to measure genuine excellence. Now

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Colleges explore esports opportunities and others face budget cuts

While the coronavirus pandemic has caused uncertainty about whether college athletics programs will be able to compete this fall, it has also spurred some colleges to more aggressively market their competitive esports teams. But the pandemic has also stalled plans by some institutions to expand or create esports programs.

At a time when in-person gatherings and high-contact sports are discouraged by public health experts, esports can easily operate in a remote setting. All that’s needed for students or fans to watch or participate in esports in most cases is a computer and internet connection.

The cancellation of spring athletics and

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IS&T Learning @ Home: Cade Wolcott | College of Information Science & Technology

From the start of Cade Wolcott’s college career, the whole “Pomp and Circumstance” bit was a celebration he was looking forward to – just like the rest of his graduating class. Wolcott has a history at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). He started out at the College of Information Science and Technology (IS&T) five years ago as a high school intern, before he was even sure what he wanted to major in. After arriving at UNO, Wolcott dove into college life: he majored in computer science with a minor in IT innovation, joined student organizations, sat on Student

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