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6 Universities To Research Technology-Enhanced Learning

Six universities have received small grants to research "the impact of active learning technology on teaching and learning."

The grants were awarded as part of an annual program run by Echo360, a lecture capture software developer. Each school will receive $10,000.

The program, Echo360 Active Learning Grants Program, is now in its fifth year, funds research into electronic learning programs, including flipped learning, more traditional distance learning, lecture capture, and other topics. This year 32 institutions applied for the program, which was themed, "Create, Engage and Assess: Using Active Learning to Evolve Teaching and Learning."

Recipients this year included:

Complete details about the recipients and their projects can be found on Echo360's site.

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