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Artificial Intelligence Executive Summary: What Have We Accomplished?

What is Artificial Intelligence? According to Stanford University, artificial intelligence is “the science and engineering of making intelligent machines, especially intelligent computer programs. It is related to the similar task of using computers to understand human intelligence, but AI does not have to confine itself to methods that are biologically observable.” AI is the first […]

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Virtual Reality: Ethical Issues, Global Impact, and Impact on your Career

Virtual and Augmented Reality Ethical Issues: There are a few ethical issues in regard to virtual environments which need to be addressed. These are related to human behavior, motivations, and inappropriate/ uncensored content in open sourced VR worlds. There are also physical and physiological health concerns in regard to the virtual reality experience. As the […]

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VR Effects on Education

Virtual Reality (VR) has the potential to revolutionize industries like healthcare and entertainment, but a little known disruptive possibility for VR is in the education industry. VR is the type of technology that allows for a unique experience that can only be rivaled, if at all, by the same experience in the physical world. The […]

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Disruption in Education Conclusion

Education in the beginning of the 21st century has changed drastically. Being actively engaged in the system during this time has allowed us as college students to see its immediate impacts first hand.  Starting with the traditional education model, we outlined what it was like to sit in a classroom before technology disrupted it. It […]

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It’s not about making learning happen, it’s about letting it happen.

Online learning has become quite a profound entity especially in higher education. The more we progress through higher ed, the more prevalent online classes become. So, how sustainable are these disruptive technologies and how long will they still be prevalent? Human beings love convenience. We love having the ability to look up any information we […]

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Virtual Reality: The Next Logical Step for Education

We’ve seen the traditional education model and current trends in education. Without a doubt, modern technology integrated with education has caused disruption in education for the benefit of knowledge seekers. Although they might not receive college credit, there are free platforms available online to anyone wanting to learn, such as Coursera. Anyone that wants clarification […]

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What’s Next in Education?

It’s no secret that technology and innovation have drastically revolutionized the education model that we know today. Both K-12 and higher education have been disrupted with new interactive boards in the classroom and computers and tablets in the hands of most students and teachers. The learning experience for students now would be unrecognizable to students […]

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Identifying Disruptive Trends in the Traditional Education System

Identifying Disruptive Trends in the Traditional Education System

Current trends in education include online learning programs, new technological hardware, virtual reality, and the classroom outside of school. Online learning platforms, such as Khan Academy and Coursera, are free options for anyone to access. The two platforms vary in their background, but ultimately they allow anyone to educate themselves without a hefty price tag. […]

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