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Admissions Officers Check Social Media Pages, Students Don't Care
Two surveys find respondents saying admissions officers are more likely to check applicants' social media activity but that students aren't worried about what they'll find.
Research: People Ignore Security Warnings through Habit
An experiment at Brigham Young University in Provo found that users "routinely ignore security warnings."
University of Alberta Taps IBM Streaming Analytics Software for Climate Change Research
Advanced analytics software from IBM is providing researchers at the University of Alberta in Canada a real-time view of carbon's impact on the environment.
Kuka Unveils Robotics Certificate Program
Kuka Robotics has Unveiled a program designed to help high schools, community colleges, universities and vocational schools offer a certificate based on robotics, Kuka Official Robotics Education.
EdX Launching MOOCs with Free Certificates for Teacher Training and AP Prep
MOOC nonprofit edX has signed on for ConnectED, the White House's program to connect "99 percent" of America's students to broadband and high-speed wireless in schools and libraries and improve the skills of teachers through the use of technology.
Building Mobile Apps for Faculty
The University of Wisconsin-Madison's application development team meets faculty mobile app needs by working collaboratively, managing goals and expectations, and emphasizing transparency.
Stanford Researchers Create Computer Vision Algorithm for Describing Visual Scenes
Researchers at Stanford University have created a computer vision algorithm that can analyse an unknown image and describe it using words and phrases.
Let's Encrypt Could Secure All Web Sites Free and Easily
By next summer, every Web site could start encrypting its communications free and easily. That's the idea behind a new consortium effort.
Brandman U Offers Program in Using Social Media to Recruit Employees
A partnership with The Sourcing Institute will give employment recruiters tips on how to use social media to find quality employees.
Southern U Beefs up Tech for Career Services
Baton Rouge's Southern University is building a new multi-purpose technology center to beef up the abilities of its Career Services Center.
Meeting Students Where They Are — A New Cloud-Based Service Framework
Does your institution provide access to campus services using the modern functionality students have come to expect? CT talks with Raúl Rodríguez, chancellor of Rancho Santiago Community College District in Orange County, California — RSCCD is rSmart's first customer for OneCampus, a new cloud-based service framework.
Rafter Launches Books in Tuition Service
Rafter, a company that specializes in course materials management, has launched Rafter360, a new service that promises to deliver all class materials to a student upon registration for a course.
Acer Intros Slim Touchscreen Notebook
Acer America is rolling out a lightweight touchscreen notebook that can last up to 10 hours in the classroom without a recharge.
Campus Physical Security Spending To Top $1.1 Billion Within 4 Years
Annual expenditures on surveillance and access control systems in education will reach more than $1.1 billion by 2018.
Using Video Grading To Help Students Succeed
Creating videos to supplement the grading process can personalize the instructor-student relationship, clarify expectations and help keep learners on track.
California Research and Education Network Gets 100-Gigabit Backbone
The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California has upgraded the core backbone of the California Research and Education Network to 100 gigabits per second.
Finalists in Fluke Connect Student Contest Announced
The winner of the competition will be the college team that does its best to demonstrate the use of Fluke’s wireless testing tools.
Earth Science Project To Consume 83 Million Processor Hours
Scientists from seven institutions will be consuming 83 million processor hours from a supercomputer at Argonne National Laboratory to better understand why astronomical bodies, including the Earth, generate self-sustaining, large-scale magnetic fields.
Hewlett Grants $45 Million to Berkeley, MIT, Stanford for Cyber Security Policy Work
A private foundation is getting into the field of cyber security with $45 million in grants for three institutions that will use the funding for new initiatives to spark analysis of cyber security policies.
Youngstown State U Deploys New LMS with Custom Rostering Tool
Youngstown State University will deploy a new learning environment along with an auto-rostering tool built specifically for its needs.
Lumen Learning Announces Open Course Design Guidelines and Certification
Open courseware provider Lumen Learning is publishing a set of guidelines and best practices for developing courses using open educational resources (OER).
U.S. Students Rule in Annual Student Cyber Security Challenge
For the sixth year in a row Carnegie Mellon's students dominated the scoreboard for Capture the Flag at last week's 11th annual New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering Cyber Security Awareness Week.
Rasmussen College Expands Competency-Based 'Flex Choice' Program
Rasmussen College will expand its offerings of self-paced and competency-based programs with the addition of four new associate's degrees.
U Oklahoma's Janux Flips the MOOC
The University of Oklahoma's Janux learning platform makes the university's online courses available to students all over the world for free.
NC State Researchers First To Drill into Gale Databases for Data Mining
Last week North Carolina State University Libraries became the first organization to sign a license with Gale that allows its researchers to mine the data in the historical archive collections held by the publishing firm.
Clemson To Add $10 Million in AV Tech for New Innovation Center
Clemson University's new Watt Family Innovation Center will be outfitted with audiovisual systems designed to enhance learning through immersive scenarios and encourage creative inquiry by allowing students to collaborate with others in different majors to solve problems for companies.
Smart Debuts Digital Dry Erase Board
Smart Technologies has begun shipping its newest device for classrooms, the Smart kapp, designed to update the dry erase board for the digital age.
Advanced 100 Gbit/s Network To Speed Data Across the North Atlantic
A new transatlantic network will allow research and education users to transfer data between North America and Europe at speeds previously only possible within the continents.
MIT Prof Uses MOOC To Flip Classroom
A professor at MIT has used the videos for the massive open online course version of his Visualizing Japan course to flip the classroom-based version of the same course.
Penn State Researchers Tackle Social Network Privacy Gaps
Researchers at Pennsylvania State University's College of Information Science and Technology and the University of Kansas have partnered in an effort to reduce the gap between perceived and actual privacy for users of social networks.
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