April 21, 2021
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Miami Dade College, IBM team up for workforce development
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IBM has joined forces with Miami Dade College in an effort to provide workforce development, using IBM resources to help a diverse group of students hone new skills. "This support can be a gamechanger for so many," notes Antonio Delgado, the engineering, technology and design dean at the school.
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Ellucian has introduced a new "user experience platform" that pulls campus information and applications into one streamlined dashboard. The cloud-based Ellucian Experience provides single sign-on access to campus resources in one place, simplifying everyday tasks and access to essential information, according to the company.
Full Story: AV Network/Campus Technology (4/21) 
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The Workshop Musical Academy in Warsaw, Poland, is a performing arts school focused on developing young musical artists' interests and skills and preparing them for original theater, film, and music projects. With classes held in two professionally equipped rooms, including the school's own recording studio and a performance hall, the facility was looking for a stellar AV system to amplify performances.
Full Story: Sound & Video Contractor (4/21) 
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At their students' request, a cross-campus team at the University of Alabama at Birmingham fast-tracked the development of a campus-specific mental health app that would be a "one-stop shop" for students and employees who were trying to find resources to take care of their mental health as a result of the 2020 crises.
Full Story: EDUCAUSE Review (4/2021) 
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A number of schools are turning to artificial intelligence-powered chatbots that crank out detailed responses 24 hours a day, using data pulled from a knowledge base that acts as a central repository of information. See how this approach is helping students during the pandemic.
Full Story: EdTech (4/21) 
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Hybrid Learning Trends in Higher Education
Today's learning environments are placing an increased emphasis on flexible and interactive technology. Information sharing and collaboration have always been essential to creating productive learning scenarios. For the latest trends, insights, and best practices for hybrid learning, read Panasonic's 2021 and Beyond: Hybrid Learning Trends in Higher Education eBook
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