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The Keys to Designing Successful Open Course Experiences
To improve the student experience in online courses, we need to focus on community-building, sharing and peer support.
USRA Receives $193 Million Award for Science and Engineering Research
Grant brings together universities and businesses to develop new tools and technologies.
Global Smartphone Growth Flattens Out, Chinese Vendors on the Rise
Worldwide smartphone shipments leveled off during the first quarter of 2016, marking the smallest year-over-year growth on record, according to preliminary data released today by IDC.
Stanford Library Leads Collaborative Grant To Use Linked Data
Several of the Ivy League libraries and the Library of Congress are upgrading current infrastructure to use linked open data to enhance information.
Higher Ed Slow To Shift to Digital Experiences
Public universities could really use some help in sorting out how to use their digital content, technologies and practices to do a better job of interacting with their "customers" — students and families. Likewise, they're making glacially slow progress on meeting the expectations of prospective students. Those findings come out of a sponsored survey that examined the current state of content management practices in higher education.
Research: Facebook May Keep Students in MOOCs
Researchers at Pennsylvania State University have published a study that suggests students may be more likely to stick with massive open online courses if they use Facebook.
Tablet Market Slides Worldwide, Though Detachables See Continued Growth
New Smart kapp iQ Has All-in-One Capability
Smart Technologies has introduced the latest version of its Smart kapp iQ display board, this one with software built into the interactive display so that users have no need for an external computer.
Course Hero Debuts Mobile Study App
Course Hero has launched a new Android app featuring crowdsourced study resources for students.
6 Steps To Survive a Cyber Attack
The range and variety of sensitive data in higher education make it difficult to secure. In the event of a breach, this six-phase incident response plan will help guide your institution through the crisis.
How to Protect Sensitive Student Data on Flash Drives
For better or worse, the flash drive has become a ubiquitous tool for transporting data on campus. Here's how to keep that data secure.
White House Offers $100 Million Competitive Grants To Push Free Community College
The new competitive grants build on the executive office’s plan to offer free community college programs and connect students to high-growth careers.
Pearson, General Assembly Partner on Online Courses for Job Skills
Pearson has partnered with General Assembly to offer online, skills-focused courses in the areas of digital marketing, web development, user experience design and data analytics.
Incubating Innovation at Southern New Hampshire University
Online education pioneer Southern New Hampshire U is launching an innovation lab to look for the ideas that will catapult the institution into the future.
New Tools to Support Reentry for Previously Incarcerated Youth & Adults
As part of National Reentry Week, the U.S. government announced $5.7 million in grants and a new toolkit aimed at helping previously incarcerated youth and adults transition back into the general population.
Denison University Deploys Unified Communications Suite
Denison University in Granville, OH has implemented a unified communications suite that supports internal and external communications, including voice, text messaging, multimedia messaging, group messaging and meetings, and that can be integrated with Google Apps for Education and Microsoft Office 365.
Ranger College Outsources Network Services to the Cloud
Ranger College, a community college in rural Texas, has implemented an advanced digital learning environment using cloud-managed wired and wireless network services.
University of Cambridge Introduces HPC-as-a-Service Offering
The University of Cambridge has implemented a high-performance computing (HPC)-as-a-service resource to support the scientific and technology research community.
Federal Research Funding Grows $3.7 Billion
Federal funding for basic and applied research grew 6 percent in the most recent year’s data, with projections for more modest growth through 2016.
UCLA Deploys Homebrewed Urban Simulator for Campus Planning
UCLA representatives use 3D technology to solve architectural challenges on what is already a very crowded university campus.
Campus Management Intros Retention Service with AI Intervention
A new cloud-based service from Campus Management guides students from enrollment through graduation, employing an "artificial intelligence persona" to communicate with those in need of intervention.
U California Grants A-G Approval for 10 Shmoop Courses
Ten online courses from digital publisher Shmoop have recently earned a-g approval from the University of California, bringing the total number of a-g courses offered by the company to 20.
Report: We Have the Data, Now We Need To Personalize Learning
Schools have been collecting data on students through standardized tests and other means for years, but teachers, parents and other stakeholders in students' development often don't have the opportunity to use that data to help meet individual students' needs, according to a new report from the Data Quality Campaign.
Scaling Up Digital Literacy
Leaders at Clemson University's Center of Excellence in Digital Creativity have taken an all-or-nothing approach to digital literacy: Nearly 30,000 students and faculty all have access to all the software tools in the Adobe Creative Cloud, along with an impressive collaboratory filled with high-end hardware, collaboration tools, and expert guidance.
Southeastern Oklahoma Boosts Its Online MBA Program
The business school at Southeastern Oklahoma State University is adding five new focus areas to its online MBA program for a total of 11 areas of specialization.
Udacity Connect Offers Face-to-Face Sessions
Nanodegree students can now visit physical learning centers for in-person instruction.
Des Moines U To Cut Costs With Lighting Upgrades
Des Moines University will replace the lighting in campus buildings with LED lights in an effort to improve efficiency, reduce maintenance costs and improve light quality.
Syracuse Taps Private Partner for Blended Juris Doctor Degree
Syracuse University's College of Law has teamed with a private partner to develop a hybrid juris doctor degree program.
Pearson and Mathspace Partner To Improve Mathematical Reasoning Skills
Pearson’s partnership brings a new feature to MyMathLab and MyStatLab that offers students feedback and support while solving math problems.
Portland State U, Lincoln High Partner on CyberPatriot Summer Camp
Educators and students from Portland State University Department of Computer Science and the Lincoln High School Coding Club in Portland, OR have teamed up with industry professionals to organize the Portland CyberPatriot Camp, which will take place at Lincoln High from July 18 to 22.
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