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Technological Horizons in Education — THE Journal

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    Updated: Free Resources for Schools During COVID-19 Outbreak

    Updated: Free Resources for Schools During COVID-19 Outbreak

    In response to the number of states, districts and schools that are shuttering schools to students in response to fears about the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), education technology companies have stepped forward to help educators reach students in virtual ways. (Updated May 1)

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  • COVID-19 Response

    Updated List of Statewide School Closures with Closure Dates

    Updated List of Statewide School Closures with Closure Dates

    Forty-four states are now closed through the remainder of the school year — 40 by mandate, four by state recommendation, although one of the states under a closure recommendation is now allowing districts to decide for themselves whether to reopen or not. Here is a complete list of statewide closures, with closure dates and closure extensions known at this point. (Updated May

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    Colleges and Departments | Michigan Technological University

    Continue Michigan Tech’s Engineering Tradition

    We set out as the Michigan Mining School in 1885 to train mining engineers to better
    operate copper mines. Today, more than 60 percent of Michigan Tech students are enrolled
    in our 12 undergraduate and 29 graduate engineering programs across nine departments.
    Our students and curriculum embrace the spirit of hard work and fortitude our founders
    once had. See why Michigan Tech’s Enterprise Program is one of the top seven capstone
    programs in the nation.

    Prepare for a Diverse Career

    Every Michigan Technological University student attends classes within the College
    of Sciences and Arts, including foundational courses in mathematics, physics, humanities,
    and social sciences. Students choose electives and minors outside their career track
    through the College’s 11 departments. See how Michigan Tech’s cross-disciplinary emphasis
    prepares students to create the future.

    Boundless Opportunities

    The College of Computing at Michigan Technological University prepares inventors,
    engineers, coders, and

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    Technological Progress – Our World in Data

    In the chart shown we see the price changes in goods and services in the United States from 1997-2017, measured as the percentage price change since 1997. Positive values indicate an increase in prices since 1997, and negative values represent a price decline. Here we see a distinct divide between consumer durables and technologies (which have typically seen a price decline), and service-based purchases (which have increased in price).

    A combination of industrial offshoring, technological innovation and economies of scale have resulted in a price decline in goods such as televisions (-96% since 1997), software (-67%), toys (-69%), and clothing (-4%). In contrast, the prices of goods and services such as education, childcare, medical care, and housing have increased significantly, rising by 150%, 110%, 100% and 58%, respectively.

    The observed rise in costs of services may be partly attributed to the so-called ‘Baumol’s cost disease‘, which is an important exception

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    Unfavorable Impacts Of Technological Improvement

    The quantity of photo voltaic energy that reaches the Earth’s soil is so big, about ten thousand times larger than all of the power used by humanity as a whole, however not concentrated in the sense that it’s needed to gather energy from very large areas to have significant quantities , and quite tough to transform into vitality that is easily exploitable with acceptable efficiencies. As famous in the difficulty mentioned about Gridlock, one can see that in our creating cars, we bought caught in the glut of these new mechanism and now they are taking too much of our time, power and jamming us within the spaces they fill, and subjecting us to the technological innovations of our making.

    Mandarin Chinese isn’t a language you would count on to listen to on the streets of South African cities. All of which is to say: If Americans hate Obamacare a … Read More


    Technology Articles, Technological Information

    The technology of 3-dimensional (3D) picture is now becoming the newest trend on this planet of TVs and displays alike. Africans were not particular person nor human and they had been never to be given or have their being acknowledged nor respected by White people of America, they usually also believed and still consider that Blacks were diminished to slavery, or non-residents for their very own profit and justly so, for the benefit of White folks.

    Robert Rotberg, a visiting Fulbright scholar at Canada-primarily based Centre for International Governance Innovation, says whereas China’s investment in Africa has a constructive impression, African nations need to “diversify to finest use Chinese language cash inflows”.

    So Barack Obama as a candidate had to tread very cautiously in discussing these issues, expressing assist instead for policies that would seem race-neutral but actually have a disproportionately beneficial impact for African Americans and Latinos.

    Identical to … Read More