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Google[x] Smart Contact Lens Project to Help Monitor Diabetes

Google[x] Smart Contact Lens Project to Help  Monitor Diabetes | Higher Education Teach-ologies | Scoop.it

Google [x] is now testing a smart contact lens that’s built to measure glucose levels in tears to help monitor diabetes.


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Will Technology Solve the Big Engineering Challenges? > ENGINEERING.com

Will Technology Solve the Big Engineering Challenges? > ENGINEERING.com | Higher Education Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Jason Pontin compares the moon missions to today's major problems. The circumstances of the 1960s no longer exist, and he explains why many of today's... (Will #Technology Solve the Big #Engineering Challenges?
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What a difference a word can make: How a single word can change your conversation

What a difference a word can make: How a single word can change your conversation | Higher Education Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Elizabeth Stokoe studies conversation patterns. She explains how her research can be used to train people to interact more effectively.
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The TEDification of the Large Lecture

The TEDification of the Large Lecture | Higher Education Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Oregon State University is among colleges that are redesigning arena classrooms and bringing higher production values to how they use them, to help keep students engaged.
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1,700 years ago, the mismanagement of a migrant crisis cost Rome its empire

1,700 years ago, the mismanagement of a migrant crisis cost Rome its empire | Higher Education Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
On Aug. 3, 378, a battle was fought in Adrianople, in what was then Thrace and is now the province of Edirne, in Turkey.
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How to Turn on the Part of Your Brain That Controls Motivation

How to Turn on the Part of Your Brain That Controls Motivation | Higher Education Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Volunteers learned to activate a part of the brain linked to motivation when they got feedback from an MRI. It's much more specific than older forms of
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21 Executives Share the Daily Routines That Help Them Succeed

21 Executives Share the Daily Routines That Help Them Succeed | Higher Education Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Being intentional about simple routines makes all the difference.
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Google just made its $149 professional photo editing software free

Google just made its $149 professional photo editing software free | Higher Education Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
This post has been updated. What was once a $500 package of pro photo editing software is now completely free.
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‘Silly, Sanctimonious Games’: How a Syllabus Sparked a War Between a Professor and His College

‘Silly, Sanctimonious Games’: How a Syllabus Sparked a War Between a Professor and His College | Higher Education Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
When the College of Charleston told Robert T. Dillon that a quote from 1896 wouldn’t cut it as a statement of his course’s learning outcomes, no one was prepared for the mess that ensued.
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Study shows 8.7 percent decline in humanities bachelor's degrees in 2 years

Study shows 8.7 percent decline in humanities bachelor's degrees in 2 years | Higher Education Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Number of bachelor's degrees awarded fell 8.7 percent between 2012 and 2014, study finds.
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What Do Americans Think About Access to Education?

What Do Americans Think About Access to Education? | Higher Education Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
People support expanding pre-school for kids, but when it comes to free, public higher education, opinions split along more familiar political lines.
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To Solve the Skills Gap in Hiring, Create Expectations in the Classroom

To Solve the Skills Gap in Hiring,  Create Expectations in the Classroom | Higher Education Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Enforcing a strong work ethic is the best way to prepare students to compete in the workplace.
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Nearly One-Quarter of College Athletes Report Signs of Depression – The Ticker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Nearly One-Quarter of College Athletes Report Signs of Depression – The Ticker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher Education Teach-ologies | Scoop.it

A new study of nearly 500 Division I athletes has found that almost one-quarter reported signs of depression over the past three years, with rates higher among women than men.

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For-Profit College DeVry University Sued By FTC For Allegedly Misleading Students About Jobs

For-Profit College DeVry University Sued By FTC For Allegedly Misleading Students About Jobs | Higher Education Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
The for-profit chain of colleges is accused of spreading a misleading statistic about its students having jobs in their fields soon after graduating.
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Confessions of a Wasteful Scientist

Confessions of a Wasteful Scientist | Higher Education Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Three of my projects appeared last week on a senator's list of questionable research. Allow me t
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Resisting The Corporate University: What It Means To Be A 'Slow Professor'

Resisting The Corporate University: What It Means To Be A 'Slow Professor' | Higher Education Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
College teachers are often stressed and demoralized, says anthropologist Barbara J. King, and a new book on the corporate university provides startling answers as to why.
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Why Law Students Need the Humanities

Why Law Students Need the Humanities | Higher Education Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
In revamping legal education, don’t sacrifice narrative, rhetoric, and the humanities.
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A college professor used an AI teaching assistant for months, but his students didn't notice

A college professor used an AI teaching assistant for months, but his students didn't notice | Higher Education Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
A professor at Georgia Tech fooled his students by using a robot as a teaching assistant for his Knowledge-based Artificial Intelligence Class
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Coursera is offering a way to get a real master’s degree for a lot less money

Coursera is offering a way to get a real master’s degree for a lot less money | Higher Education Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
Digital learning company Coursera, which has over 15 million people around the world taking its massive online open courses (MOOCs), markets itself to a wide demographic— from curious middle schoolers to mid-career professionals seeking promotions...
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Do This 1 Thing To Significantly Improve Your Writing

Do This 1 Thing To Significantly Improve Your Writing | Higher Education Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
What every good writer does to make their work the best it can be.
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The Explainer: 10 Tech Terms For Business Owners to Know

The Explainer: 10 Tech Terms For Business Owners to Know | Higher Education Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
The Explainer: Tech Terms Every Business Owner Should Know
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Researchers link inequality to high school dropout rates

Researchers link inequality to high school dropout rates | Higher Education Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
In a new Brookings Institute paper, two scholars use empirical data to establish a causal relationship between income inequality and graduation rates.
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Why are so many smart people such idiots about philosophy?

Why are so many smart people such idiots about philosophy? | Higher Education Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
There's no doubt that Bill Nye "the Science Guy" is extremely intelligent. But it seems that, when it comes to philosophy, he’s completely in the dark.
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Fifteen-to-Finish campaign wins fans, stokes worries

Fifteen-to-Finish campaign wins fans, stokes worries | Higher Education Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
A campaign for students to take 15 credits a semester is growing. But some worry 15-credit course loads could become a requirement for financial aid, or might prod job-holding students to take on too much.
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10 Very Good Tools for Student Researchers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Very Good Tools for Student Researchers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Higher Education Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
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Feeling burned, for-profit college grads want loans erased

Feeling burned, for-profit college grads want loans erased | Higher Education Teach-ologies | Scoop.it
The U.S. Department of Education is being flooded with requests to wave college debt -- the grounds? Fraud
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