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Saturday, April 16, 2016

This summit is remodeling the ed conference by Laura Devaney, Director of News, K-12 and Higher Education.

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In this week's news, an innovative summit shakes up the traditional stagnant ed conference format; gender bias in STEM education; bracing for the IoT smart campus; and important data use tips for leaders."

Catch up on the most compelling higher-ed news stories you may have missed this week.   

Each Friday, Laura Devaney will be bringing you a recap of some of the most interesting and thought-provoking news developments that occurred over the week. 

I can’t fit all of our news stories here, though, so feel free to visit and read up on other news you may have missed.

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In this week’s news:

Unconventional Innovation Summit aims to reinvent the stagnant conference
In what could be considered a remodel of the education conference to reflect the disruptive change occurring throughout K-12 and higher education, ASU GSV’s Innovation Summit—now in its seventh year—will host a diverse mix of educators, corporate executives, public officials, education entrepreneurs, and foundation officials.


The IoT smart school is coming
As the Internet of Things impacts education, IT leaders are envisioning uber-connected schools and campuses.

Researchers tackle gender bias in STEM education
A collaborative research project between Carnegie Mellon University’s CREATE Lab and the School of Computer Science, called the HEAR ME project, is hoping to identify how students themselves feel about STEM education’s importance, and how they think gender bias could, or already does, impact them.

4 essential tips for institutional leaders using data
A new report identifies how high-level institutional leaders successfully implement data best practices.

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Additional resources

Ramping up learning engagement | eSchool News

Source: eCampus News