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Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 2:12pm
student shopping

Tucked into the basement of McNutt Hall, Dartmouth’s Computer Store is a full service campus location for handling the personal technology needs of the Dartmouth community.

The store offers students, faculty, and staff educational discounts on hardware and software. Beyond computers, it sells cables, laptop bags, printers, and more, while its three sales employees and five service personnel offer a commitment to customer service. Says Computer Store Manager Theresa Woodward, “We try to go out of our way so students,...

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Monday, August 29, 2016 - 3:59pm

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses the Education Department's announcement about the EQUIP experiment, and shares five reasons why the program is a positive development. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 8/28/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Monday, August 29, 2016 - 3:57pm

Continued coverage of comments by Vikrant Vaze, assistant professor of engineering, in an article about how airline miscues—such as the computer glitches that grounded hundreds of thousands of passengers this summer—are now the biggest cause of flight delays in the U.S.

Read the full story, published on  8/27/16, St. Louis Post Dispatch.

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Monday, August 29, 2016 - 3:50pm

Quotes Dror Ben-Zeev, assistant professor of psychiatry, about a study he led that shows promising engagement with Pear Therapeutics' program Thrive, which uses a smartphone app along with medication to treat patients with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder and bipolar disorder. "Patients with schizophrenia are traditionally considered a high risk patient population and the period immediately following hospitalization is of particularly high risk. This study debunks the concern that patients who are not clinically stable are not capable of using mobile interventions," says Ben-Zeev....

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Monday, August 29, 2016 - 11:30am
EMS calendar

Today, Information Technology Services (ITS) plays its part in rolling out the Dartmouth Event Management System (EMS). The new service, which is replacing the R25 scheduling system, allows students, faculty, and staff to manage meetings, complex events, and academic courses.

EMS will help Dartmouth maximize the use of existing space by providing members of the community with an easy-to-use interface for reviewing and requesting access to rooms across campus.

“With EMS, Dartmouth users will have an easy and fast online tool to search and request rooms,” says Jim Alberghini,...

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Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 4:13pm

Quotes Joshua Kim, director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL), in an article that mentions Dartmouth College offers free online courses through Academic Earth and edX. Kim states that the College has opted to work with edX because it's nonprofit. "We are part of that group that believes in the promise of open education and we are doing this with the other members," says Kim.

Read the full story, published in Go Banking Rates...

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 4:53pm

In his latest post for Inside Higher Ed's "Technology and Learning" blog, Joshua Kim, director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL), shares three reasons why he is skeptical of Slack—a messaging app for teams.

Read the full story, published on 8/22/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Monday, August 22, 2016 - 5:27pm

An article that mentions the field of artificial intelligence got its start at a conference at Dartmouth in 1956. Optimism ran high and it was believed that machines would be able to do the work of humans within 20 years.

Read the full story, published in Forbes on 8/21/16.

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Monday, August 22, 2016 - 5:24pm

In his latest post for Inside Higher Ed's "Technology and Learning" blog, Joshua Kim, director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL), discusses the book Brazillionaires: Wealth, Power, Decadence, and Hope in an American Country by Alex Cuadros.

Read the full story, published in Inside Higher Ed on 8/18/16.

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Monday, August 22, 2016 - 5:22pm

Features an interview with Max Seidman, a game designer, and Gili Freedman, a postdoctoral researcher, both of whom are members of Dartmouth's Tiltfactor lab, about how they are field-testing their new game at a Hanover, N.H., pub—and the assumptions about how that game might change a player's behavior. Founded and led by Mary Flanagan, the Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Professor in Digital Humanities, Tiltfactor designs games that lead to positive social change—reducing sexual assault on campuses, raising climate change awareness, diminishing gender bias—that are also fun to play.

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