Technology News for August 24 2017

Daily News Innovation Lab Journalism in the Age of Collaboration and Technology

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Instructional Technology

You can obtain a general Master’s Degree in Education in Instructional Technology, an appropriate degree for school teachers, corporate trainers, and others interested in effectively using information and communications technologies to enhance instruction. Another Masters Degree program includes a Computer/Technology Endorsement from the state of Ohio, which provides credentials for becoming a technology teacher or a school technology coordinator. This endorsement can only be added to an existing teaching certification. For those who already have a Masters Degree, the Endorsement-only program provides this licensure for 26 credit hours. The program also offers an Online Teaching and Learning Certificate, for those interested in developing or teaching online courses. This five course certificate can be combined with the general Masters Degree or obtained by itself. Finally, the Instructional Technology program offers a doctorate in Educational Psychology with a Concentration in Instructional Technology. This PhD. will qualify you to become a college professor or enhance your credentials in a field where working with new communications and information technologies is critical to success. The Masters Degrees, endorsement, and certificate are all available entirely online. Most of the courses for the Doctoral Degree can also be taken online.
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Harvard Journal of Law & Technology

Intellectual property law sorts subject matter into a variety of different regimes, each with different terms of protection and different rules of protectability, infringement, and defenses. For that sorting to be effective, IP needs principles to distinguish the subject matter of each system. This paper focuses on one of the most important aspects of border-drawing that our IP system undertakes-identifying the “Useful” subject matter that is the province of our utility patent system. This aspect is critical because our IP system gives utility patent law pride of place and draws the boundaries of the other doctrines in large part to respect utility patent’s supremacy. IP law’s sense of utility patent law’s domain is poorly theorized, and courts’ understanding of the boundaries of utility patent is mostly reductive and intuitive. While it’s clear that claimed inventions must be useful, courts inconsistently enforce a technological understanding of utility. That view of utility is normative rather than empirical. Its under-theorization has consequences for patent law itself-consequences that cascade across the other forms of IP because each of the other systems defers protection for these “Useful” or “Functional” features to utility patent. IP incentives regarding software, for example, are necessarily shaped by the ways we sort some aspects into patent law and others into copyright. The choice of IP systems will also have significant competitive consequences. Different mixes of IP regimes will promote competition along different dimensions. A patent-heavy system will promote competition along utilitarian or conventionally “Functional” characteristics, and systems that rely more on trademark/advertising are going to promote competition along other, more phenomenological, dimensions. Until we appreciate all of the forms of utility, and until we have a calculus for understanding their relative value, we can’t think coherently about which types of competition we want to promote or the costs of promoting that type of competition. Nor can we even think about how best to satisfy consumers’ actual demand, or how different IP regimes can actually help shape that demand.
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NativeTech: Native American Technology and Art

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WGU College of Information Technology

You’ll pay the same low, flat-rate tuition each 6-month term, regardless of how many courses you complete. If you accelerate your degree program, you’ll pay less for your degree. The Information Technology online degree program at WGU is designed to be affordable for hard-working adults with bills to pay. WGU Information Technology degree program is typically about half the cost of other equally reputable IT programs. Other schools charge as much as $400 per credit, which can ultimately cost between $30,000 and $60,000 for your degree. You can earn your bachelor’s degree from WGU for as little as $11,560. WGU competency-based approach makes it possible to finish your degree in less time and with less financial strain: the faster you go, the more you save. If you complete your program in less time, you’ll save both time and money. At WGU, you’ll earn a degree and a better return on your investment compared to other online universities. As a tech-savvy individual and IT professional, you likely have skills and knowledge that will let you complete the program in even less time. Tuition Comparison: B.S. in Information Technology degree WGU University of Phoenix $2,890 per six month term. Tuition for the MBA and nursing programs is higher at $3,250 per term. Actual rates will vary depending on the number of terms needed to complete the program. Check the website for the most current tuition information.
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