“Many school systems are looking at hybrid solutions for learning this year, where part of the week or school day is completed online while part is completed in school. For this to work, schools’ online learning systems need to allow for seamless integration of in-person schooling, to make sure that students aren’t falling behind when online.”
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There is a great and unmet need for computer science education in schools so that students learn the skills necessary to excel in their future workplaces. All stakeholders express a desire for more and better computer science learning opportunities, suggesting that expanded programs could help prepare today’s students for the future economy.
“As schools reopen, teachers and administrators alike are looking at ways to redesign the education experience amid COVID-19. We dive into what the tech-enabled education of the future could look like.”
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An intelligent robot that works independently 21.5 hours a day is helping scientists at the University of Liverpool with their research. Using artificial intelligence (AI), a flexible arm and a customized gripper, it could speed up scientific discovery and give researchers more time to think creatively.
The use of streaming services, online gaming, social media, videoconferencing for personal, corporate, and education purposes is on the rise and is expected to grow in the coming years. The changes will significantly alter our daily lives in many ways.
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The high growth in the commercial segment is primarily due to the AR/VR capability to solve complex business problems and streamline operations. The two industries that are seeing the most activities or implementation in Asia-Pacific are education ($495.3 million in 2019) and retail ($244.4 million in 2019).
Over the last few weeks, Cisco and IBM have launched a joint initiative to create free virtual classrooms for students affected by nationwide school closures. The aim is not only to connect teachers and students through interactive online classes, but to also help them use the technology more effectively.
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Workplaces are on-trend to rely more on digital learning and skills in the future regardless of COVID-19. If you want more information about how to utilize digital literacy during and after the crisis, here is a list of helpful resources:
New roles are emerging for those who can translate how the engineering and design of new technologies and applications affect our political, economic, social and cultural worlds. Education in this field and notions of digital literacy must expand to reflect this need.