Chatsworth Products Introduces Interactive, Educational 3D Game for ICT Professionals, Contractors and Installers

The ‘Chatsworth Challenge’ to Be Unveiled During CPI’s 2020 Digital Exchange—A Vision for the Future Event

One of the three environments in "The Chatsworth Challenge" game is the data center, the core of the network and where equipment needs to operate 24/7.
One of the three environments in “The Chatsworth Challenge” game is the data center, the core of the network and where equipment needs to operate 24/7.
One of the three environments in “The Chatsworth Challenge” game is the data center, the core of the network and where equipment needs to operate 24/7.

AGOURA HILLS, California, Oct. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Information and Communications Technology (ICT) professionals are invited to attend Chatsworth Products’ (CPI) 2020 Digital Exchange—A Vision for the Future virtual event and test their knowledge by playing “The Chatsworth Challenge,” an interactive and educational desktop and mobile-ready game designed to educate and promote awareness of ICT industry best practices.

“The Chatsworth Challenge” combines multiple-choice based quizzes in three unique, immersive 3D technology infrastructure environments ranging from a traditional data center with power

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Is Technology Changing Our Brain Formatting – Should We Change Our Educational System To Match?

Not long ago, I was discussing with our think tank some of the challenges with all this new technology and all the information known to mankind literally in the palm of every student lucky enough to have a parent who bought them a smartphone. When holding all this knowledge in their hands – it’s no wonder they feel it a wasteful effort to memorize anything – “why bother, I can just look it up!” Well, they are right, even if we know there are some things they do need to know (memorize) and think about to survive in this world. Let’s talk.

Yes, the digitizing of the world, creates a different reality, one for which our brains and bodies were not necessarily evolved for, therefore human-centric technology is the key, and we need that before we go too much further. On the plus side, and it is a big PLUS, … Read More

Important Factors to Consider Before Selecting Educational Software

There are lots of schools out there, that are already using a number of Educational Software programs but they have not been using them for one or the other purpose. The reasons are galore – primarily the staff does not know how to use the software, sometimes they do not have the time or at times the software may no longer be relevant. There are lots of types of education software programs that are from different categories. This can include curriculum delivery, revision and consolidation, development of skills and testing and assessment.

So how will you be able to select the right software to enhance the value of your school? The primary step is to find the requirements of your school and the objectives and limitations of the computers. A number of factors to be considered while selecting the software are discussed below.You need to consider the needs of the … Read More

History of Educational Technology

There is no written evidence which can tell us exactly who has coined the phrase educational technology. Different educationists, scientists and philosophers at different time intervals have put forwarded different definitions of Educational Technology. Educational technology is a multifaceted and integrated process involving people, procedure, ideas, devices, and organization, where technology from different fields of science is borrowed as per the need and requirement of education for implementing, evaluating, and managing solutions to those problems involved in all aspects of human learning.

Educational technology, broadly speaking, has passed through five stages.

The first stage of educational technology is coupled with the use of aids like charts, maps, symbols, models, specimens and concrete materials. The term educational technology was used as synonyms to audio-visual aids.

The second stage of educational technology is associated with the ‘electronic revolution’ with the introduction and establishment of sophisticated hardware and software. Use of various … Read More