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Can Artificial Intelligence Improve Learning

By : Ashok Pandey

By Dr. RL Raina, Vice Chancellor, JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur Professors and cognitive researchers frequently depend on test scores to determine how well students comprehend lessons. However, this practice ignores many critical aspects of learning, such as the engaging effect

The Future of Engineering Education: A Sneak Peek into the New Century

By : Ashok Pandey

Asheesh Gupta, Pro Vice Chancellor, JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur From building pyramids in the 27th century BCE to designing modern day smart cities, engineering has had a long and cherished history. In the early years of the Industrial Revolution, raw

Skillsoft unveils leadership development prog for the digital age

UMBAI, INDIA: To provide leadership learning at all levels, Skillsoft has announced the availability of its new Skillsoft Leadership Development Program. The Program features scenario-based course content covering 20 of today’s most critical leadership competencies. Skillsoft plans to support an additional

Microsoft announces new online courses for developers

By : CIOL Writers 1

Microsoft announced two new courses in its online education program for developers. First will be an AI course for advanced developers who want to expand their knowledge of machine learning and the second one will be an entry-level software development course. The

Avantika University embarks on digital journey with Dimension Data

MUMBAI, INDIA: Avantika University in Madhya Pradesh has embarked on a digital transformation journey with the ICT Solutions and Services provider Dimension Data to build a better and state-of-the-art learning facility for its students. Avantika University is India’s first Design-Centered University-

Paytm Mall launches industry-focused learning programme for college students

By : CIOL Writers

Paytm Mall, owned by Paytm Ecommerce Pvt. Ltd has launched a nation-wide programme- Campus Icon to offer industry-focused learning to college students. The six-week programme is not just aimed at skill enhancement but will also see Paytm Mall leadership mentoring students on

Byju’s acquires Pearson’s TutorVista, Edurite for global expansion

By : CIOL Writers

Ed-tech startup Byju’s has acquired TutorVista and Edurite from British media and publishing group Pearson for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will help Byju’s in its planned international expansion and enhance its product portfolio, the company said in a statement. “This partnership will enhance

Gamification of learning is widely adopted across IT organizations in India, but challenges remain

Soma Tah Learning preferences of professionals are changing with time and a majority of the IT professionals in India find online learning more effective than traditional offline training. To keep up with the learning styles of the employees, a lot

Coursera raises $64M in series D to accelerate enterprise business growth, product innovations

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Coursera announced it has closed $64 million in a Series D funding round, taking the company’s total capital raised to date to $210.3 million. Coursera will use the latest round to fund efforts in its fast-growing enterprise

44pc online education search queries come from Tier 2 & 3 cities, says Google KPMG study

BANGALORE, INDIA: Online education industry in India will grow at a healthy rate of 8x, to become a $1.96 billion industry by 2021, says a joint study done by Google and KPMG. Capturing the growing influence of the Internet on

From Schwarzenegger to Trump: IT stays a Thriller

Pratima H INDIA: When the world of technology resembles a Cheyenne Mountain, you can’t blame it

SVKM entrusts SAP to upskill students and boost staff productivity

MUMBAI, INDIA: Sri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal (SVKM) has collaborated with SAP Education to provide certified

Oracle partners ICT Academy of Tamil Nadu to train 45,000 students in the state

NEW DELHI, INDIA: During a recent visit to India, Oracle CEO Safra Catz said the company

Microsoft to power citizen services in Punjab with cloud & mobile tech

CHANDIGARH, INDIA: The Government of Punjab has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Microsoft India

Tally Education partners with APSSDC

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Tally Education (TEPL) has joined hands with Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation

Tackling school dropout scenario with predictive analytics

Girish Kurudi Talking to a friend of mine who until recently owned about 7 percent of

World’s first 100 Gbps research network connected

BENGALURU, INDIA: The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) has deployed the world’s first

Google looks to bring more skilled developers from India on Android

BANGALORE, INDIA: The promise of Android app market in India is huge, given the sheer growth

DU permits Skype Viva For PhD students; mandates plagiarism check

NEW DELHI, INDIA:  Scholars pursuing PhD at Delhi University (DU) can now appear for their viva

Jadavpur University to start analytics & research program

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Genpact Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with one of India’s