Microsoft acquiring LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

Earlier this week, Microsoft announced plans of acquiring LinkedIn. If this transaction meets regulatory approvals, Microsoft will pay $26.2 billion, or $196 per share, in cash. If this transaction isn’t completed for some reason, LinkedIn will pay Microsoft a $275 termination fee. This development follows Microsoft’s recent decision to lay off 1,850 employees to streamline…

The two key issues of educational technology implemenation

Educational technology implementation is anticipated to grow substantially within the next five years. E-learning tools can improve the quality of instruction and classroom interaction, but without the right preparation, educational technology can hinder students and teachers instead of helping. Here are the two major issues institutions may face when first introducing technology in the classroom:…