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Apple today announced its plans for a new, free resource aimed at helping educators of all skill levels gain the ability to teach both Swift and Xcode — the latest in Apple’s educational initiatives focused on encouraging more students to learn app development. On July 13, Apple will begin offering free online training to educators…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Pi Kappa Alpha and Sigma Chi fraternity houses in Charleston, South Carolina Fraternities and sororities form a central part of the university experience for many US students.But a coronavirus outbreak at the University of Washington in Seattle has raised questions about the pressures the pandemic places on the organisations.At…

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Image copyright EPA Image caption Harvard University has said all teaching will be moved online Politicians and academics have criticised a decision to withdraw US visas from foreign students whose courses move fully online.US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said people could face deportation unless they changed to an institution with in-person tuition.A number of…

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong schools should not provide reading material that violates a new national security law unless they use it to “positively teach” students about the issue, the city’s Education Bureau said on Monday. People read books at Hong Kong Central Library after democracy activists’ books were taken down due to national…

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This is the next installment in the “Generation Resilient” series. LaVonne Elaine Roberts is a writer, editor and educator. Her essays on mental illness, child welfare reform, social justice, politic…

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Does your voice assistant often seem a little too eager to chime in? A recent study by Ruhr University Bochum and Max Planck Institute for Security and Privacy found over 1,000 words and phrases that Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant frequently misidentified as activation commands (also known as “wake words”). Here are a few examples,…

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If we want university presidents to safeguard the well-being of their communities, we need to change the way they’re evaluated. June 30, 2020 Contributing writer at The Atlantic and Distinguished Chair at Georgia Tech. Shutterstock / The AtlanticJanet Frick, a psychology professor at the University of Georgia, isn’t happy about her institution’s plans for the…

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FILE PHOTO: Students and pedestrians walk through the Yard at Harvard University, after the school asked its students not to return to campus after Spring Break and said it would move to virtual instruction for graduate and undergraduate classes, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S., March 10, 2020. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File PhotoBOSTON (Reuters) – Harvard University on Monday…

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NEW YORK/HONG KONG/LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) – Corona Capital is a daily column updated throughout the day by Breakingviews columnists around the world with short, sharp pandemic-related insights. The logo of Amazon is seen on the door of an Amazon Books retail store in New York City, U.S., February 14, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid – RC14454FE2E0LATEST -…

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The ConversationWhen I toured the South Carolina Governor’s Mansion in 2019, I noticed the multi-volume papers of John C. Calhoun on display. It struck me as remarkable that Calhoun’s ideas would be featured so prominently given his vigorous defense of slavery and his role in laying the groundwork for the Civil War.But the reality is…