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Far from the fusty IT lessons that parents of schoolchildren may remember, innovative technology is becoming an increasingly integral part of the classroom. British companies are at the forefront of a classroom revolution that is transforming the way pupils learn.
Efforts to implement AI in edtech have been ongoing for years, with limited results. However, recent progress in machine learning has shown demonstrable positive effects on student learning in addition to creating efficiencies for educators. This progress is expected to continue, so much so, that one expert predicts that education “is going to be the killer app for deep learning”.
Increasingly, colleges are integrating audiovisual technology into learning spaces. Students and faculty are more likely than ever to experience huge video walls on campus, high-brightness projectors in lecture halls and advanced visualization systems enabling immersive, interactive education — for good reason.
Prospective students live in a tech-rich, digital world, surrounded by AV experiences. Colleges and universities, therefore, are adopting AV technologies to help attract this generation of digital natives.
As technologies emerge and workers change jobs across industries, companies are racing to offer new skills training for their employees. U.S. workers now have access to more than 738,000 secondary and postsecondary degrees, certificates, badges and other certifications.
Employers are left with the task of vetting programs and choosing which courses and providers add the most value to employees. At the moment, that kind of assessment can be time-consuming and inefficient, repeated at employers around the country, sometimes for the same certificates and programs.
Laura Truncellito- Laura is the founder and CEO of Language Scholars, LLC, a company which seeks to utilize cutting edge technology to enhance global learning and communication. firstname.lastname@example.org
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