The Value of the Online Program Management Industry

Wisewire

The Online Program Management (OPM) industry has emerged over the last decade as a key part of the online higher education marketplace, with $1.1 Recently, the OPM industry was discussed in an article published in The Atlantic, and the verdict was not favorable toward certain OPM providers.

Bootcamp profiles: Nashville Software School

The Christensen Institute

Decades before bootcamps even existed, John Wark was a poster child for what Nashville Software School is trying to accomplish. In mid-2012, Nashville Software School (NSS) officially opened its doors.

Best Software Programs for Desktop Publishing

Ask a Tech Teacher

One of the most popular products that were drastically improved by the presence of technology is printed materials, which were commercially printed from a single file that was created using desktop publishing software.

How Is Cloud Computing Revolutionizing the Education Industry?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Organizations that use this type of platform in their courses generally report lower maintenance costs overall, as the need to pay for licensing and supporting hardware and software is gradually phased out by the cloud.

How can the recruiters be future ready to face the challenges of Industry 4.0?

Think Exam

As we are going head-on through a phase of technological revolution- Industry 4.0, The post How can the recruiters be future ready to face the challenges of Industry 4.0? Online Assessment Platform hiring techniques industry 4.0

Colleges are adding programs in a once-decimated industry — manufacturing

The Hechinger Report

To get from design to actual product involves using advanced computer software plus a waterjet, a traditional manufacturing machine. The industry has taken a more tech-intensive twist, making skills like practice in 3-D design — like the work Walker is doing — critical for future employment.

How to Prepare Students for Jobs in the Self-Driving-Car-Industry

Edsurge

Many roads lead to a career in the self-driving car industry. That painfully obvious pun is actually one of the truest things you can say about this nascent, multidisciplinary enterprise, and it also encapsulates the challenge educators who want to prepare their students to work in this industry are facing today. But the self-driving car has many, many layers of tech—of software, of engineering, and design—which is the beauty of it.

Twelve Years Later: How the K-12 Industry and Investment Landscape Has Shifted (Part 2)

Edsurge

Launched in 2000, it developed Study Island, a computer-based test-prep software tied to state standardized tests. So what is the state of the industry? Now there’s a large and growing edtech investment industry. The stuff—software logins, workbooks, kits—continues to pile up.

Evolving Print Industry

eSchool News

recently most programs tied to the Printing Industry revolved around the traditional offset. While the offset printing industry is still a vibrant business that requires skilled. trade workers, the fact remains that the printing industry is undergoing dramatic changes with.

The Tech Industry is Hijacking School Data. But Decentralized Systems Can Change That.

Edsurge

Every activity on computers and the software applications they use in class further generates data about them everyday. As students use an ever-growing array of software applications, programs and devices, they generate huge quantities of data, metadata and other sensory inputs while in school. My three children—aged six, eight, and nine—enrolled in a US public school last year (having moved from Europe).

Google, Expanding on HBCU Pilot, Launches ‘Tech Exchange’ to Boost Diversity in Industry

Edsurge

They took on full course loads, earning 12 credits in applied computer science — with subjects ranging from machine learning to software engineering. Google is not unique in the industry — the tech sector has historically underrepresented female, black and Latinx individuals — but the company has taken steps to be transparent about its makeup. Either way, she said, “they’re going to be leaders in the industry.”.

A Humbled Declara, Once a Darling of the Edtech Industry, Finds a New Home

Edsurge

Instead, it has caught the attention of a European buyer: An Italian blockchain company that builds software to support the “Internet of Things” ecosystem has acquired Declara. Declara launched in 2012 to considerable funding and fanfare—including a shoutout from former President Barack Obama.

EverFi Rocks the Edtech Industry With $190 Million Fundraise

Edsurge

not just deliver software, but also be able to engage with big brands and marry our interests.” EverFi is a rare breed of education technology company that can boast a wide reach. It not only covers the K-12, higher education and corporate training markets, but its staff also work in some of the most remote corners of the country. Last summer, the company held its retreat at a Native American reservation in Montana, where a team had been introducing its financial education offerings.

WiFi and Wellness: 3 ways WiFi has Changed the Healthcare Industry and How to Prepare

SecurEdge Networks Mobility Blog

The demand to stay ahead of the tech boom has been felt in nearly every industry, none arguably more so than in the healthcare field, where the need for reliable and secure wifi performance is paramount. It is estimated that 80% of health care centers have now adopted wireless internet to support the growing demand for WiFi devices, cloud-based storage apps and software and WiFi enabled communications. Hover boards, drones, smart watches, holograms.

GitHub’s New Education Bundle Equips Students With Industry-Standard Coding Tools

Edsurge

Our mission is to help developers learn to code with the real-world tools of industry.” million companies across the world, GitHub is considered the standard when it comes to software development platforms. In a nutshell, GitHub is a collaborative development tool popular among programmers and software companies. Many professional and open-source software projects involve multiple developers who work on source code files.

Education Technology Industry Network Grows With Addition of Education Industry Association Members

Marketplace K-12

The Education Industry Association, which struggled to keep membership after a downturn in federal funding for tutoring, is joining a division of the Software & Information Industry Association, or ETIN, effective immediately, under an agreement announced today. The move adds about 50 percent more members to that division, the Education Technology Industry Network. Marketplace K-12 Ed-tech education industry marketplace software

Education Technology Industry Network and StartEd Will Host Ed Tech Growth Event in New York

techlearning

and New York, NY) — The Education Technology Industry Network ( ETIN ) of the Software Information Industry Association ( SIIA ), the largest non-profit software industry policy and advocacy association, announced today a partnership with StartEd Inc.,

Bridging the School-to-Business Gap: What Public Schools Can Learn From Industry

Edsurge

As many of us know, modern public schools have roots in the Industrial Age; they were designed to prepare students for the 19th century workforce. Modern industry, however, has broken away from this tradition. Now “industry” workers, rather than serving on a production line, are required to have an entirely different skill set: problem solving, adapting, integrating multiple academic disciplines simultaneously.

Impero Software partners with Illinois Learning Technology Purchase Program to Provide Schools with Student Safety and MDM Software

techlearning

The software provides real-time monitoring of student devices and keyword detection to help schools and districts identify potentially harmful or inappropriate content and activity. Founded in 2002, Impero software is now accessed by over 1.5 Austin, TX, Sept.

Big Names, Brash Claims at SF Edtech Industry Pitch Event

Edsurge

At an industry-focused education technology event hosted by Cooley, a law firm, in San Francisco this past Wednesday, several dozen entrepreneurs and investors gathered to network, scout for new business opportunities and share a mix of practical and questionable wisdom. Last year, AltSchool pivoted from operating schools to selling software.)

What the closure of 2 bootcamps means for the industry’s future

The Christensen Institute

The truth is that what people tend to refer to as a “bootcamp industry” really involves a massive amount of variability, both in terms of the visions and strategies of different providers. But because we are venture-funded, and because we have a big vision for the future, we continue to make big investments in new products, categories and software for both our consumer and enterprise businesses. Do you expect to see consolidation in the industry?

An Education ‘Intrapreneur’ on the Difficulties Innovating in a Conservative Industry

Edsurge

Not just in business, but what is it that allows people to get breakthroughs in the industries that they're working in or the disciplines that they're working in. In industry, you saw big titans falling to smart, high-potential young people with ideas. I was with one of the very first software companies, the very first one that wasn't a computer company. When I started in it, we worked with people in every single industry.

Value of Education Industry Sector Transactions Nosedives in 2016

Marketplace K-12

The value of mergers and acquisitions in the education industry dropped significantly during the first three quarters of this year, compared to the same time period last year, a new analysis has found. See also: Education Industry Mergers Jumped Significantly in 2016.

Big Ed-Tech Industry Network Names New Leader

Marketplace K-12

Leadership at the Education Technology Industry Network is changing this week, as Karen Billings retires and Chris Lohse takes the reins as senior vice president and managing director of the 200-member organization. Billings has been at the helm of the ed-tech division of the Software & Information and Industry Association or SIIA, for 14 years, overseeing its growth as a proliferation of new companies representing a range of new types of products emerged in the industry.

The Work You Do Has Power

Tom Murray

Advances in technology are disrupting almost every industry, and in almost every country. Take a moment to consider the digital disruption that has already occurred in the following industries (Goodwin, 2015). Blog 4th Industrial Revolution Automation Work of Work World Economic Forum

Just who are the people behind today’s educational software?

The Hechinger Report

In this first installment, software engineer Ben Slivka — inspired by science fiction — dreamed of creating truly adaptive learning software. CHAPTER 9: Sci-Fi-Inspired Software. But he left in June 2000 for reasons that only a software purist can understand.

Ed-Tech Industry Group Names Bridget Foster as New Leader

Marketplace K-12

The software association's educational technology practice changed leaders for the second time in six months, as it re-focuses from the promise of ed-tech to its impact. The post Ed-Tech Industry Group Names Bridget Foster as New Leader appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Educational Technology/Ed-Tech implementation SIIA

How Coding Camps for Girls of Color Hope to Impact the Tech Industry

MindShift

Richardson is entrepreneur and senior software engineer at Westfield Labs. A love for someday maybe thinking about pursuing a career with this burgeoning industry.”

LAUSD to get $6.4M in software settlement from Pearson

eSchool News

Tentative agreement addresses issues over software, curriculum use. The Los Angeles Unified School District has reached a tentative $6.4-million settlement over curriculum from education software giant Pearson that the school system said its teachers barely used.

Ed-Tech Software Group Objects to Messages in Feds’ #GoOpen Campaign

Marketplace K-12

The SIIA’s criticism is just one of those put forward by industry to the department’s promotion of open resources. The post Ed-Tech Software Group Objects to Messages in Feds’ #GoOpen Campaign appeared first on Market Brief.

Netflix’s founder saves the day for one education software startup

The Hechinger Report

After Hastings sees DreamBox in action at a Rocketship school, he e-mails his friend Dan Kerns, DreamBox’s chief architect (the two worked together several years earlier; in Silicon Valley, all the best software engineers know one another) to say, nice job. That chain of events started with Danner’s search for adaptive software to use in Rocketship schools. “We But Danner couldn’t find that software, anywhere. Why was adaptive software so hard to find?

3D Printing News Briefs: January 5, 2018

Ask a Tech Teacher

Welcome to 2018, and the new year’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs – the 3D printing industry doesn’t stop for anything, not even midnight celebrations. We’ll kick. View the entire article via our website.

What life before edtech can teach us about personalized learning

The Christensen Institute

The course was designed in line with two textbooks and a supplemental online software program that Fauteux’s colleague, Todd McPeak, had developed. Software vendors shouldn’t ignore the groundwork for edtech. In many circles, edtech and the future of learning have become synonymous.

Why Computer Science Should Be A High School Graduation Requirement

Wisewire

Analytical skills are in high demand in the job market by many industries. Being a growth industry, a qualification in computer science offers higher earning potential. Software developers are needed to respond to an increased demand for computer software.

3 Takes on Virtual and Augmented Reality in Schools, From the Bett Show

Marketplace K-12

Virtual and augmented reality developers will need to produce more content, if the tech is to take off in K-12 education, three industry observers said. Marketplace K-12 Augmented / Virtual Reality BETT Hardware/SoftwareThe post 3 Takes on Virtual and Augmented Reality in Schools, From the Bett Show appeared first on Market Brief.