EdTech Reports – November 2014

Deploying 5G (Fifth Generation) Wireless Technology: Is the United States on Track? from CRS contains a multitude of relevant links on this topic. And the answer to the questions is: maybe. The main threats to the predominance of Silicon Valley in the tech world are discussed in this report – Technology Leaders Forecast Survey 2014. This report from the census Bureau – Computer and Internet Use in the United States:2013 – presents a current snapshot. New modes of learning and teaching in higher education from the EU states: “Within higher education, new technologies have enormous potential to effect change. They enable universities to meet a broader range of , adapting traditional teaching methods and offering a mix of face-to-face and online learning possibilities that allow individuals to learn anywhere, anytime.”(5) As Improving Ed-Tech Purchasing states: “Districts take ed-tech purchasing seriously, relying on available sources of information to find and acquire products that meet their needs. Likewise, companies are making an effort to understand district needs and develop products that address them.”(8) But it is not all peaches and cream.

 

 

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