When talking about whether or not something is important in modern-day life, my Millennial sons often ask, “Is that really a thing?” For example, renting a dog on Craigslist, is that a thing?
I’m here to tell you that the Internet of Everything (IoE) is really a thing in Education, and the use cases for IoE are bound only by our imaginations. Imagine facial-recognition software for online courses that will be able to monitor and determine student engagement and provide that feedback to teachers.
Andrew Barbour in his eCampus News article, “How to prepare for everything,” discusses in great detail how the Internet of Things and the Internet of Everything is helping colleges and universities to decrease costs, increase efficiency, and improve student outcomes.
Barbour explores the importance of creating the right foundation to support the Internet of Everything, which is the integration of people, process, data, and things to make things intelligent. And, he shows that IoE is already here. Read the full story here.