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Archive for Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Intersection: Election Security; Ed Tech; State Of Local Media

https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/073118_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSThe Florida primary election is just weeks away. Monday was the last day to register to vote in the primary, and early voting starts next week. In the wake of allegations of Russian attempts to interfere in the 2016 election, just how secure is the voting system in your precinct? And what are supervisors of elections doing to ensure that your vote counts and that hackers cant break in? On this episode of Intersection we talk to Seminole County supervisor of elections Mike Ertel about the digital moat hes created, ...
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Apps, Tweets & Fortnite: The Digital Future Of Education

Technology plays a big role in today's classrooms with the increased use of social media and augmented reality. Teachers are jumping on twitter to help research classroom projects and students are using virtual reality to experience historical sites or experience online classrooms in a new way. Josh Murdock, an education technology professor at Valencia College, joins us to talk about these classroom transformations and how they bring a new learning experience.
Published in Central Florida News, Education, Intersection

Intersection: Election Security

Seminole County is taking measures to beef up voter security measures ahead of the primaries at the end of August. Mike Ertel says the county is placing a "cyber moat" to prevent any infiltration. Ertel joins us to talk about the specific measures that are being placed and what voters can expect this coming election season.
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection

Intersection: State Of Local Media

Cox Enterprises is exploring options for ownership of 14 television stations, including WFTV in Orlando. What could a sale or merger mean for television news in Central Florida? Tim Brown, with the Nicholson School of Communication and Media at UCF, and Jennifer Choi of CUNY's Graduate School of Journalism, join Intersection for a discussion about the state of local media.
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection