Education technology

Facilitating learning and improving performance by creating, using and managing appropriate technological processes and resources

Date/Location Details: 

Consortium for School Networking

Date: 
Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:00 to 14:00

An interactive webinar examining how new technologies are shaping the economy, society and education in what is called the Fourth Industrial Revolution. During the hourlong interactive discussion, participants will hear from education leaders about the ongoing technological transformation and its impact. 

Presenters



The E-Rate Program: 6 Big Numbers to Know

There's still a lot to be gleaned about the state of the E-rate and school connectivity. Here are six big numbers to know.

From Neutrality to Inequality: Why the FCC Is Dismantling Equal Access and What It Could Mean for Education

[Commentary] Faculty members who teach face-to-face may imagine that the vote by the Federal Communications Commission to dismantle net neutrality doesn’t touch them, since their instruction is exclusively on campus, not plugged in to the web.

FCC Plan to Kill Net Neutrality Rules Could Hurt Students

Video plays a growing role in the education of students who turn to videoconferencing, streaming lectures, and other forms of high-tech distance learning to complete or extend their educations.

Date/Location Details: 

Consortium for School Networking

Date: 
Tue, 12/12/2017 - 13:00 to 14:00

One of the major challenges for education technology leaders is addressing digital equity, particularly out-of-school broadband access. Hear how school districts are working with local, regional, and national businesses in leveraging the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) to close the digital access gap. School and business leaders will discuss how collaboration can improve school-to-home connectivity as well as access to devices and internet-based resources for families in need.

Moderator: Jayne James, CoSN Project Director

Presenters:



How the FCC Might Soon Disconnect Students

The Federal Communications Commission has taken a series of worrying actions since former FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai ascended to the role of chairman in January 2017.

Without Net Neutrality, How Would Internet Companies Treat K-12 Districts?

One of the main fears that school officials have about curtailing “net neutrality” is that internet service companies will have new powers to throttle or block the flow of online content that serves as academic lifeblood for many districts.

CoSN: Aggressive Net Neutrality Plan Raises Troubling Questions for Schools

CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) CEO Keith Krueger issued the following statement on the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality plans:
 

Will Reversal of FCC’s ‘Net Neutrality’ Policy Help or Hurt Schools?

Backers of a new plan to upend “net neutrality” policies tout the proposal as a free market approach to internet oversight—one that will encourage an abundance of web content delivery, innovation, and investment, with no more government regulation

When Students Can’t Get Broadband, Career Success Proves Elusive

For many university students, high-speed internet access on campus is as expected as sidewalks and electricity.