Corporate IT departments will shrink by as much as 75% over the next five years as businesses adapt to the cloud and changing economic conditions, a major study by business advisory group CEB has revealed.
IT departments will take on the role of advising the business on technology decisions, rather than commissioning technology themselves, with huge consequences for the skills IT professionals need, the study predicts.
“IT teams will be much smaller, they will be focused on delivering services and their technical capability will be more focused on making IT easier to use,” said Andrew Horne, managing director of the CEB's IT leadership council, in an interview with Computer Weekly.
Download the CEB's research report, The Future of Corporate IT.
At http://www.learnclick.com it is very simple to create quizzes. For gap-filling exercises (so-called cloze tests) you just mark the words with your mouse. Learnclick.com also lets you generate drag & drop, drop down and matching exercises. You can insert images, video and sound into your quizzes. Share the quizzes with your students and view detailed statistics on how well your students performed. It is the ideal tool for language teachers.
IRRODL, Vol 14, No 2 (2013). Special Issue - Open Educational Resources: Opening Access to Knowledge
Special issues give our readers and our authors an opportunity to focus on a theme of particular relevance. Certainly open educational resources, open courses, open publishing of scholarly works, and most recently open courses are particularly relevant issues to all distance educators and researchers.
The issue was aptly edited by Rory McGreal, Athabasca University, Wanjira Kinuthia, Georgia State University, and Stewart Marshall, The University of the West Indies, with technical assistance from Tim McNamara.
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EdX , the not-for-profit online learning enterprise composed of the leading global institutions of the xConsortium, released its learning platform via open ...
The Technology, Pedagogy and Content Knowledge model or TPACK for short has been around for some time. It builds upon the work of Lee Shulman and extends his idea of Pedagogical Content Knowledge. Matthew Koehler and Punya Mishra expand upon this in much more detail on their site http://tpack.org and on the site there are lot of links to other scholarly articles related to this topic.
In my work, I’ve been trying to apply these three things in order to bring about use of technology in lessons that doesn’t dictate that technology is at the heart of everything we do but there as something which will enhance the PCK (Pedagogical Content Knowledge) based learning that is happening.
A report by Experian shows just how much time Americans devote to their mobile devices. U.S. mobile users spend 58 minutes on their smartphones each day, with texting and calling taking up the majority of that time.