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3D Printer Challenge Now Accepting Educational Models as Entries
A competition to find the best educational models in 3D printing will accept entries through March 18.
Research: Ripping Out Carnegie Unit Won't Guarantee Education Reform Success
The concept of the Carnegie unit as one of the defining measurements in education will be tough to uproot, according to a new report out by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
Seminole State Extends 'Single-Call' Agreement to Provide Student Services
Seminole State College of Florida has decided to extend the contract it has with Greenwood Hall, which provides the 32,000-student college in Sanford, FL, with specialized counselors and a technology platform for a number of student services.
Marywood U Streamlines Account Provisioning with Tools4ever
Looking for a more efficient way to provision user accounts for its 3,200-plus students, faculty and staff, Marywood University in Pennsylvania has rolled out the User Management Resource Administrator from identity and access management provider Tools4ever.
Iowa College Adopts New LMS To Move Beyond 'Managing' Learning
An Iowa college is replacing its legacy learning management system (LMS) in an effort to move from managing learning to improving it.
How Digital Asset Management Makes Social Media More Effective at Baylor
Baylor University in Waco, TX, is the sixth most influential college on Instagram, according to College Atlas, and the university attributes this success to its digital asset management (DAM) solution. The technology enables Baylor staff to post professional photos to social media outlets within seconds, so people can easily follow academic and athletic news and events.
Syracuse Launches Online Master's in Communication
Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications has launched a new online master's degree focused on digital trends and communications industry innovations.
Blackboard Updates User Experience, Accessibility for Moodlerooms
Blackboard has updated Moodlerooms, its services for open source learning management system Moodle, with a new interface and improved functionality.
Christie Debuts Small Projectors for Large Spaces
Christie has announced the H Series: two 1DLP projectors that boast 12,000 lumens and weigh in at just 52.5 pounds.
Feds Warn of Risks to Sensitive Data on University Servers
The United States Department of Homeland Security is warning universities that their information-filled IT infrastructures might give hackers access to sensitive federal networks.
4 Lessons for Serving Adult Learners Online
At a school where the average age of students is 38, delivering online education requires a unique combination of tactics.
OpenCloudMesh Project Connects Private Research Clouds To Facilitate Collaboration
ownCloud has initiated a project that connects private research clouds to facilitate collaboration, communication and testing, while maintaining the security of those private clouds.
Texas A&M U-Commerce Deploys Financial Aid System for Non-Traditional Students
Texas A&M University-Commerce has implemented a new financial aid management system to support its competency-based online degree, the Texas Affordable Baccalaureate Program.
French School Building Education Cloud for On-Demand Campuses
A business school based in France but with a campus in China as well is working with IBM to create a "smart business school" environment. Emlyon, with sites in Lyon, Saint-Etienne and Shanghai, hopes to deliver personalized education to its students through the cloud.
Grayson College Picks New Enterprise Resource Planning System
Grayson College in Denison, TX, has selected a new enterprise resource planning software in an effort to improve academic success for its 5,000 students and provide more accountability in its financial systems.
Bretford Partners with FliCharge on Wireless Charging
Education and office furniture provider Bretford has partnered with fliCharge to integrate the latter company's wireless charging technology with its furniture.
Dakota State Tops Cyber League Ranking
Students from Dakota State University, in Madison, SD, led the rankings of the National Cyber League, a virtual training ground where college students can develop their cybersecurity skills and test them against each other.
U Central Florida Launches Blended Learning MOOC for Educators
The University of Central Florida has teamed with two partners to reboot a massive open online course for educators focused on blended learning in higher ed and K-12.
Sinclair Community College Improves Adviser Notifications with Apereo Integration
Sinclair Community College in Ohio is working with open source services provider Unicon to develop an integration between the Apereo Notification Portlet and Student Success Plan (SSP) for the institution's uPortal environment.
AT&T Seeks Ed Tech Ventures for New Funding Accelerator
AT&T wants to invest in organizations working to enhance education and improve high school success and career readiness for students.
BenQ Ships 84-inch 4K Interactive Touch Display
Visual display company BenQ America has begun shipping its 84-inch LED 4K ultra-high-definition flat panel display, a product intended for classrooms with hefty audio-visual budgets.
Showcasing the Co-Curricular: ePortfolios and Digital Badges
Learning scientists at the University of Notre Dame have found a sweet spot in the pairing of digital badges and eportfolios: the perfect opportunity for students to showcase learning achievements not normally featured in traditional transcripts and student records.
OrcaTV Launches Campus Life Channel Platform
OrcaTV, a digital media company focused on higher education, has launched a media platform designed to help students, faculty and staff stay in touch with campus news with a campus life channel.
U Michigan Launches Residential MOOC on Healthcare Policy
The University of Michigan has launched its first residential MOOC with more than 800 undergraduate, graduate and professional students signing up in its first week.
Portable Videoconferencing for Under $500
Logitech is introducing the ConferenceCam Connect, a portable all-in-one videoconferencing device that costs less than some office chairs.
Free Collaboration Platform Updated with Student Workload Estimates
The latest release of Chalkup includes improvements to the user interface, a course calendar and a way for students to estimate their workload.
Minnesota School Knocked by Data Breach
Metropolitan found out about the breach when it was contacted by a "private information sharing community of trusted research and higher education partners."
Students Vie To Over-Engineer in 2015 Rube Goldberg Machine Contest
The winning team used a giant gumball machine, a tennis ball, a falling hammer, a bowling ball, a fry pan, tubes and tracks and lightbulbs, a tiny boxing glove and a plastic shark, along with multiple other accessories, all as the most elaborate scheme possible for zipping up a zipper.
Report: Facebook Use Affects GPA in Freshmen, Not Seniors
Facebook use has a negative effect on GPA for freshmen. For sophomores and juniors, it has a negative effect on GPA only if they're doing their schoolwork at the same time. For seniors, Facebook has no effect on GPA, according to a new study.
Research Examines Role of White Hat Hacker Community
A research project out of Penn State suggests that companies that reward hackers who uncover vulnerabilities in their systems could improve the discovery process by expanding and adding diversity to their white hat communities.
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