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Video Games are the Latest NIL Partnerships That Talented College Students Should Seek Out

The fact digital and physical realms increasingly intersect nowadays, the concept of NIL (Name, Image, and Likeness) is altering the fabric of amateur sports and video games. Once limited to athletic prowess and academic achievements, today’s college athletes are fast becoming social media influencers, business moguls, and gaming enthusiasts.   This isn’t just about…

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NVIDIA Launches Generative AI Engine for Video Game Development. Is This a Level Up for Immersive Gaming?

Video games come in all shapes and sizes, but they carry a shared foundation. Whether it’s a chill gardening simulator or an intense sprawling medieval fantasy, underneath all the bells and whistles of most modern AAA games lies a critical foundation of story. Storytelling is still one of the strongest tools game developers have…

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Nintendo Switch Plants Its Flag in Handheld Gaming Market

On this MarketScale TV interview, Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin and guest Mia Consalvo, PhD, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Game Studies & Design for Concordia University, highlighted the new undisputed champion of handheld gaming – the Nintendo Switch. The console has officially passed the company’s 3DS console in sales, with leading title “Animal…

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Epic Games Expands Its Physical Footprint with New HQ

Fortnite developer Epic Games is cashing in on $1.78 billion in funding it received in 2020, acquiring an 87-acre property for $95 million on which it plans to build a new headquarters. The company expects to occupy the property, which was home to North Carolina’s Cary Towne Center mall, by 2024. The move not…

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Survey Provides New Insight Into the Future of Digital Learning

The sudden shift in digital learning in spring 2020 instigated new and sustainable changes in K-12 education. Project Tomorrow, the nation’s leading education nonprofit, is providing new insight into the efficacy and future of digital tools with this year’s Speak Up Research Project findings. Presented during a virtual Congressional Briefing today hosted by edWeb.net, this year’s results indicate an…

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What Gives Video Games The Edge Over Video For Distance Learning?

Ki Karou is the director of product for ST Math content at MIND Research Institute. Ki previously served as a game and learning designer. Before joining MIND, he founded Beyond Math, a tutoring and academic coaching service based in Los Angeles. He can be reached at kkarou@mindresearch.org. Videos are a popular choice for visual learning…

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The Intersection of eSports, Education and Engagement

On this episode of MarketScale’s EdTech podcast, host JW Marshall was joined by Lenovo Global eSports Solutions Manager Jeff Palumbo for a discussion about the rapidly expanding world of eSports – and how it’s set to reshape education, engagement and more. Currently, Lenovo is differentiating itself by that integration, offering a new look at…

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Innovations in Healthcare: A Discussion with Dr. Craig Joseph at HIMSS 2024
May 24, 2024

Innovations in healthcare were easy to spot at the recent HIMSS 2024 conference. Healthcare Rethink’s Brian Urban caught up with one of those innovators for a live discussion at HIMSS 2024. podcast, Their conversation opens a window and dialogue into the cutting-edge trends reshaping healthcare technology today. This episode features Dr. Craig Joseph, the…

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Achieving Professional Growth and Preventing Burnout: The Importance of Time Management and Support Networks in a Fast-Paced World
May 23, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, balancing professional growth with personal well-being is more crucial than ever. With the rise of remote work, digital transformation, and the constant hustle culture, finding this balance has become a significant challenge for many. A survey conducted by Deloitte suggests that a whopping 77% of professionals experience burnout at work….

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Fan-Centric Business Transformation
Prop Room
May 23, 2024

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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Ace Gardner and Jacob Lewis discuss NIL Deals and Transfer Portals
NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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Online Learning Minute: Game Based Learning
April 15, 2020

Video game popularity has soared in the last decade, as billions around the globe gravitate toward the captivating activity. But video games aren’t just for entertainment. They can also be educational. On today’s Online Learning Minute with host Brian Runo, we learn what game-based learning is and how it differs from gamification. The math-based…

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