Articles by tag: remote teaching

3 Reasons COVID-19 Should Spur Digital Transformation in Education

3 Reasons COVID-19 Should Spur Digital Transformation in Education

At the end of 2019, college presidents were asked what they saw as the greatest challenges for higher education in 2020 and the results are fascinating given the way the year has gone. Although none of the responders knew just how drastically 2020 would change higher education, their responses still reflect the most valid concerns…

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5 Ways to Make Online Education More Effective

No one needs reminding that we are in the year 2020, yet we continue to offer education and certifications in virtually the same manner as we have for millennia. Should we really continue to argue whether this is the superior teaching and learning method? What if, instead, we acknowledge that online education is here to…

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Six Stories of Six Weeks of Online Education

Spring 2020 was a semester like no other. Over the course of a few weeks, thousands of classes – lectures and seminars, laboratory and performance courses, capstone projects and veterinary clinics – transitioned entirely online. Instructors navigated technical and logistical difficulties, as well as the shifting realities of a global pandemic. But amid the challenges,…

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Applied Digital Strengthens Community Relations through Innovative Data Center Practices
May 21, 2024

As Applied Digital continues to expand its footprint across rural America, its commitment to integrating with and revitalizing local communities stands out. The company’s unique approach to building and operating data centers brings advanced technology to these areas while stimulating local economies and fostering community development. How does Applied Digital ensure seamless integration and…

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From Fields to Data Centers: Applied Digital’s Training Program Transforms Farmers into Data Center Operators
May 21, 2024

Nick Phillips, the EVP of Hosting Operations and Public Affairs at Applied Digital, emphasizes the transformative impact of Applied Digital’s training programs, which convert agricultural land into high-tech data centers and enable farmers to transition into skilled data center operators. This initiative highlights the company’s commitment to community development and technological advancement.

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Water Conservation and Sustainability Are Critical for a Data Center’s Success
May 21, 2024

Digital infrastructure is essential, and as data centers expand, their environmental impact, water conservation and sustainability have come under scrutiny. As the demand for data storage and processing capabilities grows exponentially, so does the concern for the environmental impact of these facilities, particularly in terms of water usage. Nick Phillips, the EVP of Hosting…

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Reducing the Gap in Skilled Trades Can Be Solved by Boosting Trade Education Initiatives
May 21, 2024

Currently, skilled trades are facing significant shortages making the need for innovative solutions and passionate involvement more urgent than before. Statistics indicate a looming gap in the workforce, expected to reach millions in the next decade, as older generations retire without sufficient newcomers to fill their roles. At the heart of this issue is…

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