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Researchers Receive Grant for Study of Virtual Schools
Researchers from University of Michigan, Stanford and University of California, Davis have received a $1.6 million grant to conduct a three-year study of virtual schooling.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Unveils New Developer Portal
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has launched the HMH Developer Portal, a new online interface where developers, designers and educators can access the company's newly exposed application programming interfaces (APIs) to create new learning applications and integrate them with HMH applications.
UC Berkeley Develops 'Deep Learning' for Robot
The same sophisticated approach to pattern matching that Siri and Cortana use to respond to questions more accurately is now helping a robot at the University of California Berkeley learn how to screw caps on bottles and rack up a hanger with an ever-growing repertoire of dexterity.
Trident Case Intros New Charging Carts
Two new charging carts have been introduced by Trident Case, including one that will charge up to 30 tablets at one time.
Lehigh Mountain Project Models New Higher Ed Vision
Students in Lehigh University's summer-long research projects are given free license to explore new ideas and complex questions.
Russian Team Wins Battle of the Brains
Three students from St. Petersburg National Research University of IT, Mechanics and Optics won the International Collegiate Programming Contest World Finals.
U South Florida St. Petersburg Launches Solar Battery Research Initiative
The University of South Florida St. Petersburg has launched a new research initiative aimed at exploring better ways to store energy from the sun.
Kramer Intros Cloud-Based AV Control Via Any Device
Pro AV vendor Kramer has launched K-Touch 3.0, a cloud-based platform for room control and automation via any Android or iOS device.
UC Santa Barbara Researchers Create Functioning Artificial Neural Circuit
Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara have created a circuit with about 100 artificial synapses and demonstrated its ability to classify images.
Report: Competency Ed Needs To Show 'Credible Evidence' To Prove Validity
While many competency-based education (CBE) programs do a decent job of documenting the competencies students need to master and the types of assessments used to measure student proficiency, that doesn't go far enough, according to a new report on the topic of assessment in CBE.
West Georgia Tech Turns to Private Partner for Online Career Prep
West Georgia Technical College has selected a private partner to provide online career training for student in its Community Education department.
Ruth Rumack's Learning Space Debuts Online Essay Coaching
Ruth Rumack's Learning Space has launched Essay Coach, an online resource designed to help students in middle school through college use critical thinking to write better essays.
A Simple DIY Approach to Tracking and Improving Student Learning Outcomes
A professor and former dean of performance excellence at San Antonio College uses Excel data to inform his instruction and achieve better learning outcomes for his students.
Grand Canyon U Adopts Colocated Data Center Service
Grand Canyon University, a private university located in Phoenix, AZ, has expanded its IT infrastructure with the addition of a colocated data center solution.
Charter Organizations Developing Their Own Teacher Education Programs
A new report from a research organization focused on disruptive innovations has examined how charter management organizations (CMOs) in K-12 have created their own teacher education and certification programs to help create the kinds of teachers they want to hire for their schools. Their reasoning: "Teachers who graduate from most traditional teacher education programs lack the skills needed to teach successfully."
Study: Online Ed Execs Need More Accurate Measures of Students' Career Success
According to a recent survey, executives of online and professional higher education programs want to change the way they evaluate the career success of their graduates.
Partnerships and the Future of Research Universities in America
Freeman Hrabowski considers the need research universities have to become more inclusive in terms of working with agencies and other partners at multiple, different levels.
Vanderbilt U Wins NASA's Student Launch Challenge 3 Years Running
Vanderbilt University has won NASA's Student Launch Challenge for the third year in a row.
Marist Beefs Up Cloud and Virtualization Tools in SDN Lab
A New York college that runs a testing lab for cloud computing will be adding new technology from two private partners to expand what students can do.
Harvard School of Ed Launches Free Online Library of Student Work
The Harvard Graduate School of Education has launched the Center for Student Work, an online collection of exemplary student projects.
New Supercomputer Will Power Education and Research Across Oklahoma
A new supercomputer at the University of Central Oklahoma will support education and research across the state.
CU Boulder Adopts Open Access
The University of Colorado Boulder has gone public with its recent adoption of an open access policy.
MIT Student App Helps Long-Term Care Residents Communicate
A small team of MIT students has worked with people at a nearby assistive living facility to create an iPad app that allows the residents to communicate their needs and emergencies with the nursing staff.
Ricoh Debuts 7 New Projectors for Small Spaces
Ricoh’s new series of projection systems will be introduced during the InfoComm 2015 trade show.
EdX, Arizona State U Add Online Proctoring Service for Global Freshman Academy
EdX has tapped a private partner to provide remote proctoring services for its Global Freshman Academy.
Acer Debuts Short-Throw Projector with Sound Powerful Enough for an Auditorium
The new Acer S385WHne professional series projector boasts short-throw technology and 20W integrated audio — enough sound for an auditorium-sized room.
Virginia Pilots Statewide Open Textbook Initiative for Community Colleges
Virginia Community Colleges is piloting a new program to replace textbooks with open educational resources (OER) in designated programs.
MIT Adds New Partner to Cybersecurity Initiative
MIT's Interdisciplinary Consortium for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, (IC)3, has added a new private partner.
AWS Launches Free Educate Service for Academics
Amazon Web Services today debuted AWS Educate, a free service for educators and students that aims to prepare IT pros and developers for the cloud workforce.
edX Taps Partner To Build Out Mobile Learning Capacity
MOOC provider edX is working with a division of wireless technology company Qualcomm to sort out the educator's "mobile first" strategy.
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