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Midlands Technical College Adopts STEM Profiles for Students
Midlands Technical College has teamed with a private partner to help connect students with businesses in an effort to promote interest in science, technology, engineering and math.
Research: Using Active Learning More Important than Flipping the Classroom
An active learning approach produces the same student learning outcomes in both flipped and nonflipped classrooms, according to new research from Brigham Young University.
Jefferson College To Keep Students on Track with Open Source Advising Software
As part of its mission to promote student success, Jefferson College in Missouri is working with Unicon to implement Student Success Plan (SSP), open source case-management software that provides a "holistic coaching and counseling model for integrated planning and advising services."
Embry-Riddle Expands Dual Enrollment to Online Courses
A university with 150 campuses around the world and online offerings has just opened up dual enrollment specifically for high schoolers.
Adaptivity Tops Gartner's Strategic Tech List for Ed
Even as education spending is expected to inch up two percent this year to reach $67.8 billion worldwide, the way in which school districts, colleges and universities are spending that money is evolving to reflect the growing digital nature of teaching and learning, according to Gartner. In a new report, "Top 10 Strategic Technologies Impacting Education in 2015," the business IT consulting firm ranked 10 innovations and tech trends that it believes the education CIO should plan for in 2015.
New Accelerator at U Virginia School Putting Ed Innovation to Test
The Accelerator will establish a network of K-12 and college-level educators, researchers, business people and investors focused on improving educational outcomes and with an emphasis on research and development.
CDW Report: Higher Ed Embracing Cloud Services, Security Main Concern
Higher education institutions have moved more IT services either completely or partially to the cloud, at 39.2 percent of services, than enterprise organizations in general, at about 35 percent, according to a new report on cloud computing from CDW.
Michigan Invests $1.4 Million in Innovative Instructional Technologies
A three-year project at the University of Michigan will explore the best ways to expand innovative learning methods throughout a large university.
JoVE Adds Online Tool for Video STEM Quizzes
JoVE has launched JoVE Quiz, an online tool designed to be used in conjunction with the company's JoVE Science Education video database.
University of Toledo Launches Campuswide E-Portfolios
Students at the University of Toledo in Ohio now can create online identities that capture their educational experience, thanks to a campuswide e-portfolio rollout.
OmniUpdate Debuts New Version of OU Campus CMS
OmniUpdate has released the newest version of its content management system for higher ed, OU Campus CMS, with an improved edit feature and several new "gadgets."
U New Mexico Turns To Mobile App for Improved Safety
The University of New Mexico has deployed a mobile app in an effort to better ensure the safety of 27,000 students.
Princeton Uses 3D Printers for Custom Lab Equipment
Three-dimensional printers have emerged as an important tool to help researchers at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory at Princeton University produce laboratory equipment.
Santa Clara U Hosts Second Hack for the Homeless Event
Santa Clara University is preparing to host its second annual 24-hour Hack for the Homeless event from 10 a.m. on February 28 to 10 a.m. on March 1.
New Teacher Prep Rules 'Too Stringent'
Proposed federal changes to teacher preparation requirements have generated numerous comments from education leaders and organizations, and the response isn't looking favorable — at least according to an analysis by Eduventures, a research and consulting firm that analyzes changes taking place in higher education.
Fast, Fair and Open: FCC Proclaims Internet a Utility
The Federal Communications Commission today chose to keep the Internet open. In a three-two vote split down party lines, the FCC officially reclassified broadband Internet as a telecommunications service under Title II of the Communications Act.
Infinite Campus Unveils Free Teacher Prep Platform
Infinite Campus will launch a free platform designed to help pre-service teachers learn how to get the most out of a student information system.
Wearable Computer Market Will Grow 38 Percent in 2015
In a recent interview, Annette Zimmermann, research director at Gartner, shared her outlook for the wearable mobile device market in 2015 and beyond.
Universities Send Research into Space by Balloon
Two universities turned to a balloon flight company to send research experiments into space. Montana State University and the University of North Florida worked with World View, a commercial operator that performs pilotless flights up to 140,000 feet.
Edvance360 Adds Videoconferencing Tool
Edvance360 has partnered with MegaMeeting.com to add collaborative tools to its learning management system.
DH2i Launches DxEnterprise Container Management for Windows Server
DH2i has released DxEnterprise, application container management software for Microsoft Windows Server mid-to-enterprise class applications and workloads.
Jenzabar Intros Consulting Services for Continuing Ed
Jenzabar is launching a new consulting division for continuing education and workforce development: Jenzabar Continuing Education (CE) Strategic Services.
Panorama Ed Launches Analytics Dashboard for Administrators
Over the next six weeks students from 180 American colleges and universities will be duking it out (virtually) in regional competitions to identify the top cyber-defender team.
3D Printing Heats Up on Campus
More than just a toy for engineers, 3D printing is beginning to move from experimental tech to multi-disciplinary learning tool.
BYU-Idaho Supports Online Learning with Automated Video Transcoding
Brigham Young University-Idaho has automated the process of converting videos created by professors into formats required for online viewing, and the system has processed more than 13,000 video assets in the last year and a half.
Ball State U Deploys Desktop Video Tools for Flipped, Distance Learning
Ball State University has gone public with its use of a desktop video creation and publishing tool to support the growth of distance and flipped learning.
Sony Math Challenge Comes to U.S. for First Time
Sony Computer Science Laboratories is making its free Global Math Challenge available in the United States for the first time.
NYU-Poly Researchers Awarded DARPA Contract to Explore the Deep Web
Researchers at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering are developing methods to explore hard-to-find information on the Web — both on the surface and on the deep Web, the realm not indexed by standard commercial search engines.
Social Homework Platform Aims to Boost Student Engagement
Three Cal State Long Beach physics professors developed a new tool for making large lecture courses more interactive.
Northern Arizona U Adopts Software-Defined Storage
Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ has implemented a software-defined storage solution in an effort to improve performance of its thin clients, thick clients and virtual machines.
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