Monthly Archives: August 2021

The Winklevoss Twins’ foray into digital art is under review

With my apologies to F. Scott Fitzgerald, there are sometimes indeed second acts in American life. Sometimes they even involve NFTs. This is the case with the Winklevoss twins, who are perhaps best known for their lawsuit against Facebook, and for competing in the 2008 Olympics in rowing. Since then, they’ve been involved in a […]

Telestream acquires Sherpa Digital Media

Telestream acquired Sherpa Digital Media, a live event hosting and distribution platform used worldwide by Fortune 500 companies and others to deliver content to their customers, employees and members. Sherpa Digital Media has built its platform to manage virtual events at any scale reliably and with a high degree of security. Sherpa Digital Media has […]

Jayshree Venkatraman Digital Learning and Research Center launched

A digital learning and research center on behalf of Jayshree Venkatraman, former chairman of AMCO Batteries and director of TAFE, has been established by TAFE (tractors and farm equipment) and the family of Jayshree Venkatraman. The Jayashree Digital Learning and Research Center has moved to Stella Maris College, Chennai to provide a physical and digital […]

Digital learning during the pandemic – resources on cultural heritage by and for educators

During the academic year 2020-2021, the global pandemic has given the community of Europeana educators the opportunity to become more relevant in their work of integrating digital culture into learning practices and to grow. even more. Events such as Europeana education competition 2021 and the new MOOC Digital education with cultural heritage created additional online […]

Improving digital learning with access to digital platforms in the Philippines – OpenGov Asia

In the 13 of Chinae Five-year plan, one of the objectives is to make Shanghai a center of scientific and technological innovation of global influence. Recently, Shanghai’s efforts to achieve these goals have successful in a series of achievements. The city has witnessed a series of original scientific and technological achievements and participated in several […]

Contact hours for the online course | Digital Learning Office

Online courses should have the equivalent number of contact hours per student credit hour as those delivered in other modalities. Student credit hour is an amount of work represented in the intended learning outcomes and verified by evidence of student achievement that is an institution-established equivalency that reasonably approximates at least : One hour of […]

Wireless Classroom Presentation | Digital Learning Office

Many of our classrooms and other spaces (eg conference rooms, collaboration rooms) are equipped with wireless interfaces known as Crestron AirMedia. These devices allow you to wirelessly mirror your iPad or other device to the projection system or classroom screen. To connect to an AirMedia device: Figure 1. Screenshot of the AirMedia device display interface. […]

Video Captioning Resources for Teachers | Digital Learning Office

The University’s accessibility compliance guidelines require all instructional video content to have captions. The Office of Digital Learning’s Instructional Design and Educational Technology group can provide closed captioning services for college credit course video content (and advise on options for other content). Captioning services for instructional videos Professors can request captions for their educational content […]

Capture of Kaltura | Digital Learning Office

Kaltura Capture is a free application that lets you record your webcam, your desktop, or both. Kaltura Capture is available to faculty and students through My Media WebCampus. Follow the instructions below to download and start using Kaltura Capture, or jump to a section using the following links: Kaltura Capture app download Using the Kaltura […]

Create accessible video and audio content | Digital Learning Office

Educational materials such as video and audio clips must be accessible. This helps ensure that all students have the opportunity to interact with the content. There are a few steps you can take to make sure your video or audio content is accessible to everyone. Pre-production tips Identify important visual content that will need to […]

Faculty Development through the Office of Digital Learning | Digital Learning Office

The Office of Digital Learning facilitates a growing number of faculty development programs, including the Teaching with Technology Certificate and the Online Instructor Certificate. Our programs are for teachers who want to reflect on their current teaching practice, deepen their knowledge of innovative trends and research, exchange ideas with colleagues, and intentionally experiment with technology-enhanced […]

8 fun digital learning tools for the new school year

Back to school this fall brings with it a variety of emotions – excitement, relief, anticipation and hesitation over concerns about the Delta variant of COVID-19. And because schools can transition to blended or virtual learning despite starting in person, digital learning tools that work in the physical or virtual classroom can prove invaluable. Recent […]

Telestream acquires Sherpa Digital Media

Broadcasting, a provider of digital media tools and workflow products owned by Genstar Capital, has purchased a live event hosting and distribution platform used by Fortune 500 companies and others to deliver content to their customers, employees and members. As such, Sherpa Digital Media ‘The platform is now fully integrated with Telestream’s offerings. Telestream CEO […]

Syracuse University to Open ‘Startup Garage’ for Digital Media Companies

Syracuse, NY – The SI Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University is launching a collaborative workspace that will house digital media startups. The space, named the Newhouse Startup Garage, represents a partnership between the university and media startups that will provide internships, employment and research opportunities to students, all within the Newhouse School. […]

McGraw Hill and Kaumeya Language School Partner to Advance Digital Learning and Student Success

Kaumeya Language School (KLS) to license McGraw Hill e-learning content and technology through its adaptive learning platforms, including ConnectEd and Open Learning Platform (OLP) Alexandria, Egypt, August 26, 2021 / PRNewswire / – A new agreement between Kaumeya Language School (KLS) and McGraw Hill will make McGraw Hill’s cutting-edge digital content accessible to more than […]

Deloitte study: back-to-school expenses are increasing. Digital learning tools are replacing traditional school supplies

Back-to-school spending is expected to rise 16% this year from 2020, to $32.5 billion, and digital learning tools are replacing traditional school supplies, driving tech sales up 37% for students year-on-year, according to Deloitte survey on back to school 2021. To purchase school-related tech products, 49% of respondents consider online stores the first option, and […]

The new digital learning platform Olus Education to teach technology to schoolchildren

The Academy of Code and Cocoon Education have merged to teach Irish school children the digital skills they will need for the future. The merger of two Irish edtech companies has led to the creation of Olus Education, a new digital learning company that aims to help children and schools with technology education. The Dublin-based […]

Launching a digital learning business ahead of the new school year

Gavin Molloy and Diarmuid O’Muirgheasa, Olus Education (Image: Shane O’Neill, Coalesce) Olus Education combines two market innovators to offer a complete solution To print To print Life Read more: digital learning Education Olus Education students The digital learning sector has a new innovator, with the launch of Olus Education. Ireland’s tech training solution is aimed […]

Xfinite and IPIP Announce Strategic Partnership for Next Generation Digital Multimedia Entertainment

Xfinite Banner SINGAPORE, Aug 25, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – IPIP, an innovative NFT services platform for the discovery, crowdfunding and collection of rare digital creations is delighted to announce a partnership with Xfinite – an ecosystem blockchain-based digital entertainment for the next generation entertainment dApps (decentralized applications). Xfinite and IPIP were strategic partners in the IPIP […]

MakersPlace raises $ 30 million for NFT digital art market

The The Transform Technology Summits begin October 13 with Low-Code / No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! MakersPlace has raised $ 30 million for a digital art marketplace that uses non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The company rose to fame when artist Beeple auctioned off a piece of art on MakersPlace for $ 69.3 million in […]

Taipei CooC-Cloud plays a key role in digital learning during the pandemic | Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei CooC-Cloud (臺北酷課雲) The online learning center has served both local and overseas expatriate students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Taipei City‘Taiwan’s Digital Learning Platform has provided teachers, students, and parents in Taiwan with an alternative approach to teaching, learning, and communicating. In the meantime, it helps expatriate students abroad who take […]

NBA All-Star Chris Paul joins digital media startup Greenfly’s growth cycle – TechCrunch

Greenfly’s latest fundraising has a new face: Phoenix Suns leader Chris Paul joined the company as a strategic investor and partner, which developed software for managing digital media feeds. Paul’s investment is part of a strategic $ 8.4 million growth cycle that also includes Verance Capital, Higher Ground Labs, DD Venture Capital, SW19 Ventures, LinkinFirm […]

Osceola County K-8 School Goes Digital Learning After Multiple COVID-19 Cases

OSCEOLA COUNTY, FL – Following several cases of COVID-19 among staff and students, the Celebration K-8 school will switch to digital learning only from Wednesday, according to a press release. All students will switch to home learning on Wednesday until the end of the school week and return to face-to-face learning on Monday. There are […]

‘The Conversation’ digital art installation at Assembly Row says it all

Somerville’s latest public art installation is designed to get everyone talking. “The Conversation,” a six-story LED screen hanging from the facade of 455 Grand Union Boulevard in Assembly Row, depicts three heads – one facing the front, one on the right, and one on the left – which are canvases for the works. digital art […]

Decatur County schools return to digital learning

BAINBRIDGE, Ga. (WTXL) — After just ten days back in class, Decatur County students and staff are now back home, teaching and learning digitally for at least the next two weeks. The Decatur County school’s rapid return to digital learning comes as dozens of essential staff are quarantined. This is a decision that also affects […]

Online Learning Consortium Announces the Winners of the 2021 Digital Learning Awards to be Celebrated at OLC Accelerate

BOSTON, 23 Aug 2021 / PRNewswire / – The e-learning consortium (OLC) today announced the winners of the 2021 OLC Accelerate Award, celebrating peer-reviewed excellence in digital teaching and learning practices and scholarships, equity and inclusion, and education opened. “The OLC Awards program is an opportunity to showcase leadership and innovation in online, blended and […]

LSU’s New Media Program Aims To Support Digital Art, Partners With Epic Games

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) Louisiana State University’s new virtual media program is expected to have a new studio and give students better access to digital art in partnership with Epic Games. LSU received a $ 1.25 million grant for its new Virtual Production & Emerging Media Filmmaking program. Learn more about the grant here. The […]

Blackdove runs a digital art gallery for custom integrator clients

Blackdove, the digital art gallery brand, has introduced a comprehensive portfolio of solutions for incorporating digital art into custom integration projects. Blackdove’s system includes a hardware media player, specially designed displays, a monitoring and management application, and a digital artwork subscription service. The company enables instant delivery of any digital artwork to any display in […]

Intrado Digital Media Partners with Interprefy to Enhance Multilingual Capabilities of Webcasting Platform

Technology partnership with Interprefy offering flexible and real-time audio interpretation in 26 languages. Islandia, NY– August 19, 2021 – Intrado Corporation (“Intrado” or the “Company”), a global leader in technology services, today announced a partnership between Intrado Digital Media and Interprefy, a leader in cloud-based remote simultaneous interpretation solutions. The partnership enables the delivery of […]

Nexstar acquires the Hill, a leading independent political digital media platform, for $ 130 million

IRVING, TX (August 20, 2021) – Nexstar Media Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Nexstar Media Group,Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST), today announced the acquisition of The Hill for $ 130 million (plus working capitaladjustments), as part of a transaction that is expected to have an immediate impact on Nexstar’s operating results.The Hill is the country’s leading […]

Crafton Hills Offers Virtual and Mixed Reality Digital Media Courses, Level II 3D Modeling | Education

Peter Gend, Assistant Professor of Animation, Game Design and Multimedia. The COVID-19 pandemic may have slowed down many industries or even brought them to a halt, but the demand for multimedia, graphics and animation is greater than ever. Crafton Hills College (CHC) is ready to meet this need with new courses this fall, including all-new […]

CEDIA Expo 2021: Blackdove wants to help integrators become digital art dealers

As interior design and aesthetics continue to play a larger role in custom integration projects, digital art provider / curator Blackdove has launched a portfolio of solutions to help merchants. Blackdove, who will be looking to engage with integrators about this burgeoning opportunity at CEDIA Expo 2021 at booth # 3331 at the Indiana Convention […]

Has the pandemic in the UK marked the end of the digital learning debate?

For years, learning practitioners have participated in, or at least observed, industry-wide debates comparing the virtues of in-person learning to virtual learning. The latter, for many years, never integrated into many organizations. Cue Covid-19 and it was impossible for any practitioner to avoid virtual or digital learning. With most lockdown restrictions ending on July 19 […]

Blackdove Partners with Crestron, Savant and Control4 for Digital Art Portfolio Solution – rAVe [PUBS]

Blackdove has introduced a comprehensive portfolio of solutions for incorporating digital art into custom integration projects. Blackdove’s system includes a hardware media player, specially designed displays, a monitoring and management application, and a digital artwork subscription service. Blackdove enables instant delivery of any digital artwork to any display in the world with NFT blockchain registration […]

How real is digital art? By DailyCoin

How real is digital art? Art has always existed. Before the script, before the wheel, even before civilization itself. The first engraved shell, which shows the creative skills of homo erectus, is approximately 540,000 years old. Art unmistakably defines us as human, distinguishing our species from the animal kingdom, transcending the purpose of life, and […]

Cornell Art Department Expands Digital Art Offering

Cornell’s advanced digital art meets earlier this year. IMAGE VIA CORNELL COLLEGE Artists at Cornell College in Mount Vernon are finding new ways to interact with technology as a new teacher introduces more digital art courses into classroom programming. While digital art has been taught for a few years, Assistant Art Professor Alex McKenzie has […]

Radenta-eduCLaaS Offers Discount on Digital Learning Courses – Manila Bulletin

Radenta Technologies, one of the country’s leading integrators of IT solutions, with eduCLaaS Pte. Ltd., a subsidiary of Lithan Singapore, offers a 40 percent off on digital learning courses until December 31, 2021. Radenta Technologies and eduCLaaS Pte. Ltd., offers a 40% discount on digital learning courses. The discount covers the following online courses: 1. […]

Back-to-school experts available on teacher shortages, digital learning, more | CU Boulder today

This week, students in the Boulder Valley School District are expected to return to their classrooms for a new school year, with Denver Public School students scheduled to follow on August 23. Experts from across CU Boulder are available to discuss the challenges K-12 schools in Colorado and beyond will face over the coming year […]

Digital learning: Covid highlights division of privileges and inadequate teacher training

Editor’s Note: The FII #MoodOfTheMonth for August 2021 is Digital realities. We invite submissions on the many layers of virtual world experiences throughout the month. If you would like to contribute, please email your articles to [email protected] The Covid-19 pandemic has restricted students of all levels of education to their homes. While discussions of a […]

Trust the Online School Leader, Ohio’s Digital Learning School is Ready to Start the New School Year

MAUMEE, Ohio, August 16, 2021–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ohio School of Digital Learning (ODLS), a full-time online public school is ready to kick off the new school year and provide students across the state with a cohesive education option designed to help them reach their full potential. ODLS students and teachers will prepare to start the 2021-2022 school […]

Trust the Online School Leader, Ohio’s Digital Learning School is Ready to Start the New School Year

MAUMEE, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ohio School of Digital Learning (ODLS), a full-time online public school is ready to kick off the new school year and provide students across the state with a cohesive education option designed to help them reach their full potential. ODLS students and teachers will prepare to start the 2021-2022 school year tomorrow, August […]

Red Ventures, the biggest digital media company you’ve never heard of

Marketing financial products promises much higher profit margins than the online “affiliate” businesses that underpin websites like The New York Times’ Wirecutter. While a publisher recommending a gadget on Amazon may earn a single-digit percentage of a customer’s purchase, the “bounties” paid to Red Ventures for referring a consumer to a Chase Visa Sapphire Reserve […]

Indiana Families Use Digital Learning to Make Schedules Flexible

(WSBT) – Desks fill up again, but not all children return to class. Indiana Digital Learning School is an online option only for students and their families. The Pean family of South Bend have six children under the age of 10. This means that mom, Jude and dad, Emmanuel have their hands full. So when […]

Digital access comes before digital learning

We appreciate the government’s initiative to purchase new digital content containing interactive and communicative lessons to help high school students harness the potential of distance education. The content, which will be broadcast on TV and also uploaded to different educational websites, will consist of recorded video lectures as well as visual presentations on various topics […]

Provide access to digital learning for all students

student engagement, and when students are more engaged, their academic success improves. Digital resources enable learning that can be adapted to meet individual student needs. How common is digital learning? Access to devices intended for use by students in digital learning at school is becoming increasingly common. According to a recent survey, 59% of schools […]

Digital art pioneer Lynn Hershman Leeson traces the tangled web of virtual life

This investigation of American artist Lynn Hershman Leeson traces five decades of his prolific and diverse career focused on cyborgs, from early performances to pioneering digital pieces and recent projects using DNA as a medium. Since the 1970s, Hershman has been dissecting the construction of identity and the convergence of the real and virtual worlds. […]

Masiyiwa’s daughter launches continental digital learning platform

By Alois Vinga BUSINESS mogul Strive Masiyiwa’s daughter Elizabeth has started a digital technology company, Akello, aimed at improving African education through technology. The company will function as an end-to-end digital learning platform that is expected to expand access to learning opportunities for millions of people across Africa. “We want to increase access to education […]

AT&T helps students stay connected with access to digital learning

This is the first in a 3-part series on AT&T’s efforts to keep students connected to digital learning. Future stories will explore the company’s work to spread digital literacy and expand free internet access through connected community centers. Dallas area schools reopen with in-person instruction. However, many students still struggle to complete their homework due […]

Telenor Pakistan partners with Noon Academy to empower students in digital learning

In order to shape the digital learning ecosystem, Telenor Pakistan has officially partnered with Noon Academy to enhance the online learning experience for students. Through this partnership, students across the country will be able to learn through incentives. This partnership is due to the educational challenges of the past year that have affected students across […]

3 CMSD schools receive digital learning coaches

Three schools in the Columbus City School District have been chosen to participate in a program that improves teachers’ ability to host virtual learning classes to improve student success. The Mississippi Department of Education is sending digital learning coaches to 62 schools across the state to help build the capacity of teachers and administrators to […]

Why 1stDibs is betting on digital art

Today, 1stDibs will unveil a new auction, featuring pieces from 10 artists from across the world. Here’s the twist: Winning bidders will not receive a signed canvas or notarized sculpture, they will receive a piece of code that certifies them as the proud owners of a unique digital artwork. Yes, 1stDibs is launching into the […]

GLOW Academy Partners With Sony To Launch Digital Media Program, ‘Outer Banks’ Cast And Crew To Serve As Mentors

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – GLOW Academy adds a new program to its catalog through a partnership with a leading entertainment company. GLOW Academy is the only public charter school for girls in North Carolina. Its program focuses on hands-on learning in science, technology, engineering, art, and math. At the start of the new school year, […]

GLOW Academy Partners With Sony To Launch Digital Media Program, ‘Outer Banks’ Cast And Crew To Serve As Mentors

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – GLOW Academy adds a new program to its catalog through a partnership with a leading entertainment company. GLOW Academy is the only public charter school for girls in North Carolina. Its program focuses on hands-on learning in science, technology, engineering, art, and math. At the start of the new school year, […]

Logical Media Group acquires SoMe Digital Media

“I am delighted to welcome Madhavi Rao to the Logic family. His brand marketing expertise responds to a need we have heard from our clients, especially seeking advice and support in communicating their brand message and design, ” Chris O’Neill noted. “The combination of Logical and SoMe creates an incredibly strong first digital supplier in […]

Akello launches digital learning opportunities across Africa

Akello, a digital technology company focused on transforming African education through technology, today launched an end-to-end digital learning platform that is expected to expand access to educational opportunities. learning for millions of people across Africa. “We want to increase access to education in sub-Saharan Africa and level the field of digital learning by offering products […]

Under Armor Selects Wavemaker China to Manage Digital Media Business

Under Armor entrusted Wavemaker China with its digital media business following a pitch involving strategy, planning, purchasing and content innovation. According to the agency, the account was taken down due to its digital communication capabilities, which would have stood out from the competition during the pitch. The victory was attributed in particular to its proprietary […]

The artistic department expands its digital art offering

August 10, 2021 Cornell College artists find new ways to interact with technology as a new teacher introduces more digital art lessons into classroom programming. While digital art has been taught for a few years, the assistant professor of Art Alex McKenzie added his own expertise to the class. Advanced digital art during Block 7 […]

Digital Learning Coaches Deployed to Schools Statewide | Mississippi Politics and Current Affairs

62 Mississippi schools will use the Digital Learning Coach program. The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) will deploy digital learning coaches to 62 schools across the state to help build the capacity of teachers and administrators to use educational technology to improve student outcomes. The coaches are part of the Mississippi Connects initiative, which provides […]

Hideo Kojima explains his fears of digital media

Hideo Kojima is not as supportive of a digital future as others, as he has expressed fears about things like media preservation and ownership. Hideo Kojima is not as supportive of a digital future as other people, as he has expressed concern for things like media preservation. As technology evolves, many large businesses and consumers […]

Physical activity protects children from the damaging effects of digital media on their weight later in adolescence – sciencedaily

Heavy use of digital media by children is associated with a risk of becoming overweight later in adolescence. Physical activity protects children from the damaging effects of digital media on their weight later in adolescence. A recently completed study shows that six hours of leisure time physical activity per week by the age of 11 […]

Pearl River County School District Selected for Digital Learning Coach Program

The Mississippi Department of Education has announced the selected school districts for its 2021-2022 digital learning coach program, one of which is located here in southern Mississippi. Schools in Pearl River County will be one of 62 schools in the state to receive a digital learning coach to help teachers and administrators make the best […]

Artist just sold 1,000 NFT to give Rhizome of nonprofit digital art the biggest gift in its 25-year history

Rhizome, the non-profit digital art association affiliated with the Nouveau Musée, has just received the largest donation in its 25-year history, thanks to a generous artist. Rafael Rozendaal, a Dutch-Brazilian internet artist, channeled half of the profits from his recent sale of NFT 1,000 to the organization. Rhizome received 164 Ether in the process, an […]

Penn National Gaming acquires theScore to increase digital digital media portfolio for sports betting

Penn National Gaming and Score Media and Gaming have reached a definitive agreement whereby Penn National will acquire theScore, a digital media and sports betting and technology company, for approximately US $ 2.0 billion in cash and stock. Under the terms of the agreement, theScore shareholders will receive $ 17.00 in cash and 0.2398 Penn […]

Hideo Kojima criticizes digital media

As physical media increasingly become a thing of the past, Hideo Kojima is concerned about the downsides of digital media. It is safe to say that Hideo Kojima is one of the most distinctive figures in the gaming industry. Aside from being the primary creative force behind titles such as the Solid metal gear series […]

5G streaming could offer a new way of delivering digital media

There is a new mobile streaming technology called 5G Broadcast which experts say enables broadcasters to deliver video and other multimedia content to mobile devices and TV screens more efficiently. If this sounds familiar to you, it’s because it is. The wireless industry has already taken this path with technologies such as MediaFLO, LTE Broadcast […]

Betting on Digital Art: Can Kid-Created NFTs Boost Colorado Communities of Color?

Robert Gray’s art gallery is almost empty. The room is long and narrow, with concrete floors and concrete walls. The space is artistic, but devoid of art. As if to underline the absence, a row of empty frames hangs from the ceiling. IRL Art deals exclusively with digital art. A brick and mortar NFT art […]

India’s COVID-19 divide in digital learning

As India continues to fight catastrophic effects of COVID-19 on health, a crisis is unfolding in education. Since March of last year, more than 300 million students in India have seen their learning disrupted by school closures due to the pandemic. More than 300 million students in India have seen their learning disrupted by school […]