Industrial Education

The new industrial revolution: robots are an opportunity, not a threat - The Conversation UK

August 8, 2017 - 12:13pm

The Conversation UK

The new industrial revolution: robots are an opportunity, not a threat
The Conversation UK
If robots and AI are our future, we need to embrace the technology and work out how best to collaborate and make it work for everyone.

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Tennessee Tech Center for Intelligent Mobility announced - Cookeville Herald Citizen

August 8, 2017 - 11:59am

Cookeville Herald Citizen

Tennessee Tech Center for Intelligent Mobility announced
Cookeville Herald Citizen
The Tennessee Tech Center for Intelligent Mobility, which will be housed at the Fitzgerald Industrial Park in White County, brings together TTU and Tennessee College of Applied Technology Livingston to support research education and training in the ...

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Central Arizona College dedicates Sundt Construction training wall - Queen Creek Independent

August 8, 2017 - 6:52am

Central Arizona College dedicates Sundt Construction training wall
Queen Creek Independent
“Upon approval from the Higher Learning Commission, we will implement new certificates this fall for concrete construction technology and industrial construction technology to provide a complete workforce development partnership.” “The construction ...

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LETTER: Students must learn how to learn - Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

August 8, 2017 - 2:05am

LETTER: Students must learn how to learn
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier
The movement from the nineteenth into the twentieth century saw Americans move from the Agrarian Age into the Industrial Age. Still Americans with a rudimentary education ending at the eighth grade could find good jobs that provided their families with ...

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LCCI-LGU ink MoU to promote research, industrial linkages, training - Pakistan Observer

August 7, 2017 - 9:27pm

LCCI-LGU ink MoU to promote research, industrial linkages, training
Pakistan Observer
The LCCI President Abdul Basit said that the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry has declared 2017 the year of Industry-Academia Linkage and in this connection, the LCCI has established close linkages with the education department. He said that the ...

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County turns up heat on Bluffton cooking school plans - Island Packet

August 7, 2017 - 6:26pm

Island Packet

County turns up heat on Bluffton cooking school plans
Island Packet
Members of the County Council's Finance Committee recommended Monday that the county kick in a major portion of that total — roughly $5 million — to be paid out of tax revenues collected as part of the multi-county industrial park agreement in place ...

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Inverse Relation of Higher Education, Employment Prospects - Financial Tribune

August 7, 2017 - 3:38pm

Inverse Relation of Higher Education, Employment Prospects
Financial Tribune
A study conducted for clarifying the connection between pay and higher education in Iran reveals that surprisingly people with university degrees have lower chances of landing jobs compared with those who do not pursue higher education. According to a ...

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Editorials from around Ohio - The News Tribune

August 7, 2017 - 2:13pm

Editorials from around Ohio
The News Tribune
On Wednesday, the president embraced a dramatic shift in legal immigration, endorsing legislation that seeks to reduce the annual level by half during the next decade, largely by narrowing the opportunity for American citizens and legal residents to ...

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Editorials from around Ohio - The Olympian

August 7, 2017 - 2:13pm

Editorials from around Ohio
The Olympian
On Wednesday, the president embraced a dramatic shift in legal immigration, endorsing legislation that seeks to reduce the annual level by half during the next decade, largely by narrowing the opportunity for American citizens and legal residents to ...

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Editorials from around Ohio - News & Observer

August 7, 2017 - 2:13pm

Editorials from around Ohio
News & Observer
On Wednesday, the president embraced a dramatic shift in legal immigration, endorsing legislation that seeks to reduce the annual level by half during the next decade, largely by narrowing the opportunity for American citizens and legal residents to ...

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Industrial Consultancy Projects: IIT Madras tops in industrial ... - Economic Times

August 7, 2017 - 1:38pm

Economic Times

Industrial Consultancy Projects: IIT Madras tops in industrial ...
Economic Times
IIT Madras Research Park is an independent company promoted by IIT Madras and its alumni that facilitates the promotion of research and development by the ...

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Should Education Focus Less On The Creative Arts, More On The Art Of Creativity? - Forbes

August 7, 2017 - 1:28pm

Forbes

Should Education Focus Less On The Creative Arts, More On The Art Of Creativity?
Forbes
In this sense, those with talent for the trumpet or singing or painting or acting are given a true educational gift that others without those talents can't have in our educational system. They are given a medium to explore their own creativity. Great ...

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The Despotic Origins of US Public Secondary Education - Dissident Voice

August 7, 2017 - 9:43am

The Despotic Origins of US Public Secondary Education
Dissident Voice
Cubberley thought it was critical for public education to be “adapted to the needs of the future rather than to the needs of the present or the past” and by doing so, an “industrial and vocational” education needed to be widely instituted “if we wish ...

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The 19th-Century Activist Who Tried to Transform Teaching - JSTOR Daily

August 7, 2017 - 8:56am

JSTOR Daily

The 19th-Century Activist Who Tried to Transform Teaching
JSTOR Daily
“Haley argued that unionization would join progressivism's democratic convictions to labor's democratic practices, and thus, fulfill education's responsibility to publicly uphold 'the democratic ideal,'” Hlavacik writes. In the context of the school ...

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Look inside Purdue's $79 million active learning center - New Haven Register

August 7, 2017 - 4:07am

Look inside Purdue's $79 million active learning center
New Haven Register
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — For 70 years, a smokestack that towered over the middle of Purdue University's campus was the iconic figure that signaled "home" to Boilermakers. The smokestack, built atop a heating and power plant, marked the center of ...

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Reality tech next big thing for the iPhone - Arkansas Online

August 7, 2017 - 3:11am

Arkansas Online

Reality tech next big thing for the iPhone
Arkansas Online
Augmented reality also is making its way into education and some industrial applications, such as product assembly and warehouse inventory management. Now Apple is hoping to transform the technology from a geeky sideshow into a mass-market ...

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Apple's next big leap might be into augmented reality - Southeast Missourian

August 7, 2017 - 1:01am

Southeast Missourian

Apple's next big leap might be into augmented reality
Southeast Missourian
If you've heard about AR, it's likely because you've encountered "Pokemon Go," in which players wander around neighborhoods trying to capture monsters only they can see on their phones. AR is also making its way into education and industrial ...

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African Children's Choir helps raise funds and awareness about education in Africa - NTV

August 6, 2017 - 11:29pm

NTV

African Children's Choir helps raise funds and awareness about education in Africa
NTV
"In Uganda is that you have to pay for schooling which for parents who earn less than two dollars a day, education isn't a priority for them," said African Children's choir 47th Tour Leader Keira Carnie. "So these children's education is now ...

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LTC student excels at national competition - MySheboygan

August 6, 2017 - 7:46pm

LTC student excels at national competition
MySheboygan
SkillsUSA is the national organization for students in trade, industrial, technical and health occupations education. It sponsors the SkillsUSA Championships annually to recognize the achievements of career and technical education students and to ...

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Bribe and bureaucrats — a story too old to be told - The Tribune

August 6, 2017 - 5:04pm

Bribe and bureaucrats — a story too old to be told
The Tribune
May 29: Tilak Raj Sharma, joint director, Department of Industries, Baddi, and one Ashok Rana were caught taking Rs 5 lakh. February 18: Joint director, Technical Education and Industrial Training, Punjab, was nabbed for accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000.

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