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Tag: Amazon Workspaces

World’s Leading 1:1 iPad School Takes to the Cloud

Cedars School of Excellence is small in size, but its digital achievements are anything but. A Scottish preparatory school, home to about 120 students and 20 staff members, Cedars is renowned for becoming the first school in the world to introduce a 1:1 iPad-based learning curriculum. And it’s unlocked many doors. Fraser Speirs, head of […]

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Five Key Trends for Education in Canada

Since the launch of the AWS Canada (Central) Region in December 2016, Canadian educational institutions have been using the AWS Cloud to help facilitate teaching and learning, launch student analytics initiatives, and manage IT operations. From data center migration to workforce development, primary schools and universities have been focused on five key trends: Data residency […]

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Reimagining Course Delivery with Amazon WorkSpaces

Instructor Jeff Christen from Cornell University had his own assignment – develop a Masters-level course through Cornell’s Information Science Department on “Business Intelligence (BI) Systems,” in only three weeks. The goal of the class was to give students a solid foundation and understanding of BI concepts including dimensional data modeling, ETL design, and data visualizations. […]

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