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What is a Content Management System (CMS)?

Posted on September 19, 2017

If you work with IT teams often, you’ve probably heard the term “CMS” floating around. CMS stands for content management system. Content management systems are incredibly important and prevalent within web development, and knowing exactly what they are and why they’re important will help you to better navigate within IT and web development. What is […]

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The Many Benefits of Google Analytics

Posted on September 12, 2017

What Are the Benefits of Google Analytics? Google Analytics can be incredibly valuable for your business in many different ways. In this article we’ll take a look at some of the many benefits of Google Analytics. It’s Free and Easy to Sign Up With a tool so helpful, you’d expect it to cost something. Thankfully, […]

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Email Newsletters Versus Business Blogs: Differences & Significance

Posted on August 22, 2017

Online marketing is extremely important in our highly technology infused era. There are so many ways to get the word out about your business in the online world, and two of the most common are email newsletters and blogs. Though if you’ve never worked with either, it might be difficult to tell the two apart. […]

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Ubiquitous Computing: Bringing Technology to the Human Level

Posted on August 15, 2017

In the early 2000s, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) developed what they called Project Oxygen. This project was aimed at creating a ubiquitous computing model that would make technology more human-centered for all. “For over forty years, computation has centered about machines, not people. We have catered to expensive computers, pampering them in air-conditioned […]

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Empathy Maps for Improving Customer Satisfaction

Posted on August 8, 2017

In any product production, be that websites, educational materials, or lipstick, consumer research is absolutely vital. If developers don’t know who their consumers are, they have no way of knowing what type of products they want and need. One of the best ways of generating this knowledge of consumers is through empathy maps. Daniel Hutcherson, […]

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Google Earth: Education, Empathy, and Virtual Explorations

Posted on August 1, 2017

(to take a closer look at any photo in this article, click on it and it will enlarge in a separate tab.) In April of 2017 Google announced their revamped Google Earth application. According to their official announcement in early April, the new software took two years to develop. With software chock-full of new and […]

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Gaming for Education, University, and Community

Posted on July 18, 2017

On the front page of their website entitled Game Based Learning, USF IT Instructional Designer Christina Freeman and Community College of Baltimore County Professor of History Dr. Laura Trauth, discuss the best settings for a student to learn. They say that starting as infants, learning is second nature to us. We strive to learn how […]

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Data Mining: Improving Efficiency in Both Healthcare and Education

Posted on July 11, 2017

What is Data Mining? Data mining’s purpose is to “discover useful information by analyzing data from many angles or dimensions, categorize that information, and summarize the relationships identified in the database.” This definition of the process can be found in Abdulmohsen Algarni’s article “Data Mining in Education” (get the PDF version, here), as published in the seventh volume […]

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