Impatient with universities’ slow pace of change, employers go around them

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million new tech jobs will be created between 2014 and 2024, many of them requiring people with data and computer-science credentials. Microsoft employees in Redmond, Washington.

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Indeed, Edutechnica, which also tracks LMS data, responds with their own numbers and says that Blackboard still has about two hundred more installations than Canvas and about a million more students using the software. ” Via Edsurge : “ Britannica CEO Talks Google, Wikipedia and What Lil Pump Can Teach Us About Credibility.” and Worldwide by 2024.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

Why Are Coding Bootcamps Going Out of Business?

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That 500,000 figure, incidentally, comes from a Bureau of Labor Statistics projection about the number of computing and IT jobs that will added to the US economy by 2024 , not the number of jobs that are available – filled or unfilled – today. Within the past week, two well-known and well-established coding bootcamps have announced they’ll be closing their doors: Dev Bootcamp, owned by Kaplan Inc.,

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” Via Education Week : “ Iowa schools to stop using $14M testing software after audit.” Via MinnPost : “Almost 50 years ago, Oregon Trail revolutionized educational software. “Tracking Google and Microsoft Adoption in Higher Ed” by Jim Siegl. How Google is ruining the Web. Via Edsurge : “OER Pioneer David Wiley Predicts All Community Colleges Will Dump Traditional Textbooks By 2024.” The Trump Budget.