Breakout rooms allow organizers to divide the meeting into sub-groups to facilitate discussions and brainstorming sessions. We are excited to announce that breakout rooms will be available this week in Microsoft Teams.
We reviewed hundreds of educational studies in 2020 and then highlighted 10 of the most significant—covering topics from virtual learning to the reading wars and the decline of standardized tests.
The first edition of the Journal of Social Media for Learning has now been published. JSML provides a space to capture the many approaches of using social media for learning. The journal seeks to be inclusive and encourages those new …
As anyone not living in a cave knows, COVID has shut down business as usual at most schools and students are learning virtually a lot more than they used to. This is working for some students, but not all.
Microsoft Teams is far from being the most intuitive teaching tool there is. Some basic functionalities are disabled by default and hidden in intricate menus, while others behave in strange and unexpected ways. To help flatten Teams’ relatively steep learning …
Once viewed as the lesser substitute for campus-based learning, online degrees are going from strength to strength. As the pandemic endures, how will they be viewed against their traditional counterparts?
Microsoft Teams has launched a massive overhaul of one of its most popular features as it looks to beat biggest rival Zoom.
The Indian state of Gujarat has proved its ability to be agile and continue to offer effective learning pathways for its students during COVID-19.
A new wave of startups is trying to optimize meetings, from automated scheduling tools to facial recognition that measures who’s paying attention.
A faster way to estimate uncertainty in AI-assisted decision-making could lead to safer outcomes.
Your note-taking habits can be the heart of your productivity. Do you like to go old school with paper notes or prefer digital notetaking apps?
The last nine months have put most of us in front of a webcam more than ever before. Which is why I’ve had more questions about webcams and microphones in this year than in the previous twelve years combined.
The Montreal-based firm that creates artificial intelligence solutions for large organizations announced Monday that it has signed a deal to be purchased by ServiceNow, a Santa Clara, Calif., company that offers a cloud-based workflow technology.
A ransomware attack on a school district in Maryland has halted classes for more than 115,000 pupils. Ransomware is a type of cyber-attack that locks down affected systems and make them unusable.
Predicting how a protein folds into a unique three-dimensional shape has puzzled scientists for half a century. London-based AI lab, DeepMind, has largely cracked the problem, say the organisers of a scientific challenge.