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Brandon Paykamian

Staff Writer

Brandon Paykamian is a staff writer for Government Technology. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism from East Tennessee State University and years of experience as a multimedia reporter, mainly focusing on public education and higher ed.

Education advocates and researchers say recent increases in federal funding for the Institute of Education Sciences could help further the evaluation and development of new instructional tools and methods.
A data solutions company will provide course instructors at three universities in the U.S. and U.K. with free digital tools and resources to train students for work in data administration.
Researchers at UCLA and MIT Press suggest that universities could improve operational efficiency and advance fields of study by updating their policies around sharing institutional and research data.
As some K-12 schools have moved to ban a new AI chatbot that can write essays and answer complex questions, higher ed experts are weighing the pros and cons. They all agree on one thing: Education is going to change.
The university plans to launch a program to support up to 10 community-based innovation pilot projects which will draw from traditional indigenous knowledge and practices to preserve local ecosystems.
The nonprofit Operation Spark has announced plans to expand its software development program to the Atlanta area to prepare students for related careers, following success at teaching coding in Louisiana.
The new AI-integrated weapons screening system can detect both metallic and non-metallic concealed weapons, making it more useful for detecting 3D-printed weapons and other emerging threats at large events.
EC-Council University is making Certified Ethical Hacker and Certified Network Defender qualifications, as well as IT management training, part of a new online master’s degree program in computer science.
University of Texas at Arlington has launched a new certificate and master’s degree program to train educators to teach online, use web-based applications and curricula, and personalize learning strategies.
The Minerva University AI Research Lab has brought together groups of students to create and pitch their own AI tools, with an emphasis on addressing the ethical and technical concerns about the technology.