Saturday, June 20, 2015

"TECH Dozens" -- Week Ending Saturday 6/20/15

Last update: Sunday 6/21/15 @ 10:05 am
This week's cover = photo/graphic from tweet about the biggest weekend of the year for Black Girls Code ... 1 hackathon + 2 workshops 

... Other top stories ==> 
Nest launches camera and other home IoT devices ... FBI investigates whether St. Louis Cardinals hacked Houston Astros ... and Sony's announcements at E3 2015



Below find links to the Digital Learning Lab's "Dozens" of favorite news items about HBCUs' use of information technology to enhance their teaching, research, and community services ... plus news about hackathons and issues related to coding & computational thinking... in HBCU media and Tech media ... for the week ending Saturday 6/21/15 @ 3 pm ... Links to previous editions of the Dozens can be found ==> Back issues.

A. HBCUs | B. Ed Tech | C. Gen Tech | D. Hackers | E. Views | F. Events ... TECH 2014


Cover Story ++++++++++++ 

  1. It's a BIG weekend for kicking off the summer w/ events in Memphis, NY + Oakland! Go team!  ... DLL Editor's note -- BGC ran a hackathon in Oakland from Friday 6/19 to Sunday 6/21 plus workshops on Saturday 6/20 in New York and Memphis
  1. A BIG congrats to our incredible teams in Memphis + New York on your successful workshops today! You Rock!!
  1. Thank you for all of your support !!!
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A. HBCU Media ... Dozen

  1. .'s gives insight into role of as institutional pathways to PhDs:
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Conferences, workshops ...
  1. RT Students complete robotics workshop at Grambling: GRAMBLING, La (KNOE...
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Grants, awards, contracts, donations, publications ... 

B. Educational Technology ... Dozen + 2
  1. Who completes in Florida? A recent AIR Index investigates
  1. Do you need a Bachelor's to join the middle class? View a Storify summary of our 5/18 event:
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$$$$$$$ ...
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Competency based ...
  1. A new graduate school of education will be competency based: ... DLL Editor's note ... This story also covered by EdSurge, Chronicle
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MOOCs, online, blended ..
  1. An . survey found the most successful online students have clear objectives and expectations. More:
  1. What do reviews reveal about online learning?
  1. Ed-tech startup launches online education platform for creative arts courses: ... DLL Editor's note -- This story also covered by the Chronicle
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C. General Technology ... Issues in the broader technical environment that impact teaching, learning, research, hackers, and entrepreneurs ... Half Dozen

Top Story #1 ... Google's Nest +++++++++++

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Top Story #2 ... St Louis hacks Houston???+++++++++

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Top Story #3 ... Sony's announcements ++++++++++++

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Artificial Intelligence, robotics ..
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Big data, data analytics, machine learning, etc, etc, etc
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Cybersecurity, privacy, & cybercrime ...

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D. Hackers, Entrepreneurs, & Supporters ... Half Dozen 
Directory ==> HERE
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Coding & Coders ...
E. Tech Views -- Comments and Opinions ... Dozen -1
  1. By letting girls speak out, we can change the world", Sasha Williams
  1. A student's perspective on how and other gives students a leg up in
Long form ... good reads ... :-)
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F. Tech Calendar 
All of the events that announced this week can be found on the DLL's calendar  ==> HERE